Lufthansa is forced to slow down its 2018 capacity expansion, as the airline struggles to find additional aircraft and discovers the build-up of low-fare unit Eurowings is taking longer than expected. CEO Carsten Spohr said March 15 the group plans to add around 7% capacity this year, which is down from an earlier target of 8%. A combination of factors, all operational, are behind the slowdown in what is still a buoyant market. “We have a shortage of aircraft capacity,” Spohr ...

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