Lufthansa CEO Christoph Franz asked Frankfurt Airport not to open its new fourth runway at the end of this week in order to avoid a ban on night flights. Franz told Der Spiegel magazine that the curfew, which was imposed on airlines by a local court last week, was more than Lufthansa could accept. The airport, the airport association and the state government stressed that the runway will become operational as planned. Lufthansa hopes that the court ruling will be overthrown by Germany’s ...

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