If Lufthansa going to expand the BBJ or other dedicated business class only product beyond the existing Privitair arrangement?
Lufthansa to reveal planned partnership with US' NetJets - report
FRANKFURT (AFX) - Deutsche Lufthansa AG (Xetra: 823212.DE - news) is
set to reveal within the next few
weeks plans to form a partnership with US private jet company NetJets,
Handelsblatt newspaper said in a report to be published tomorrow,
without citing its sources.
A Lufthansa spokesman confirmed talks have been going on for some time
several business airplane companies, the newspaper said.
'We are looking at the details of the concept. But there has been no
decision yet,' the spokesman said.
Mark Booth, head of NetJets' European operations, said a cooperation
Lufthansa would be 'very sensible'.
NetJets -- which is owned by US tycoon Warren Buffet -- hopes to boost
customer base in Europe to 1,000 from 600 by the end of 2005.