Singapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13756 posts, RR: 18 Posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2311 times:
Deutsche Lufthansa AG - A Member Of Star Alliance - The Airline Network For Earth - announced that it would cooperate with China based Shanghai Airlines in the future. (What is Shanghai Airlines going to merge with? Air China or China Southern?)
A MoU was signed which signalled cooperation in FFPs, system development (in other words, codesharing), harmonisation or products and services (whatever that means) and sales and marketing joint initiatives.
"We are pleased that our partnership with Lufthansa has created a new chapter. The results of our cooperation will no doubt translate to enhanced competitive travel services for both of our customers.” - Mr. Zhou Chi, Shanghai Airlines’ Chairman & CEO.
“This is a very important development in Lufthansa’s partner strategy and we are delighted to take this step with a company as reputable as Shanghai Airlines in a major growth market for commercial airline traffic.” - Mr. Mayrhuber, Lufthansa Deputy Chairman & CEO (Passenger).