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FRANKFURT Oct 31 Lufthansa is seeing
the first positive signs for cargo markets coming from China and
North America, Chief Financial Officer Simone Menne said on
Speaking to reporters after the company published its
nine-months results, Menne said that the signs Lufthansa is
seeing right now are better than last year, without providing
She said also that cargo's Christmas season business started
earlier this year compared to 2012.
Commenting on Italy's state subsidy to Alitalia,
Chief Executive Christoph Franz said that while it is legal
possible to extend support to the airline "clearly there are
limits to repeated state aid."
(Reporting by Marilyn Gerlach)