Lufthansa CEO says it's seeking state aid in Germany, other countries - Yahoo Finance

Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG attends the Europe Aviation Summit in Brussels

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa <LHAG.DE> will seek state aid in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and Austria as the coronavirus crisis that forced it to ground almost all of its planes will persist longer than feared, the German airline’s chief executive said.

“I am optimistic that the talks in Bern, Berlin, Brussels and Vienna will lead to good and positive results,” CEO Carsten Spohr said in a video message to staff that was posted online.

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