Lufthansa will name Deputy CEO Christoph Franz the company’s CEO at the next meeting of the board of directors, scheduled on Sept. 22, industry sources tell AVIATION WEEK. While no formal decision has been made, no alternatives are being discussed, the sources say. The board will also appoint Carsten Spohr CEO of the airline division and a group executive board member. Franz joined Lufthansa last year after a successful reign at subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines during which ...


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