To discuss Lufthansa Group's controversial initiative disrupting the distribution status quo, Lufthansa German Airlines vice president of the Americas Juergen Siebenrock will take the Hot Seat at The Beat Live this year and field questions from The Beat's editors, readers and conference attendees. There is plenty to discuss.
Last week, Lufthansa Group chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr told investors that the Sept. 1 enactment of its global distribution system surcharge had been "neutral" on the company's bottom line for the third quarter but acknowledged "some headwinds" from non-home travel markets. He was the latest and highest ranking Lufthansa official to downplay the impact of its new distribution strategy.
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