The Lufthansa Problem

Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat

March 15th, 2024

In this week’s Airline Weekly Lounge podcast, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss the latest developments from the Lufthansa Group and explain why the German flag carrier is trailing competitors. We also review the key aviation highlights from the J.P. Morgan Industrials Conference in New York.

Reading List:

Lufthansa Sees ‘Extraordinarily Strong’ Travel Demand

Alaska Airlines CEO Doubles Down on Hawaiian Merger, Bets Big on Joint Loyalty Program

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Southwest Reveals 40% Shortfall in Boeing 737 Max Deliveries For 2024

Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat

March 15th, 2024

Tags: Europe

Photo credit: The German government is beginning to sell down its stake in Lufthansa. Lufthansa