Shareholders pave the way for stabilization measures

  • ninety eight percent vote to approve at Incredible Standard Conference
  • Carsten Spohr: “Decision makes certain outlook for the future”
  • Flight schedules of Group airways to be further expanded

The shareholders of Deutsche Lufthansa AG voted in favor of accepting the capital measures and the participation of the Economic Stabilisation Fund (WSF) of the Federal Republic of Germany in Deutsche Lufthansa AG. The corresponding proposal been given the important the vast majority at Incredible Standard Conference of the corporation.

The package gives for stabilization measures and loans of up to 9 billion euros. The WSF will make silent money contributions of up to five.seven billion euros to the assets of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. It will also create a twenty percent stake in the share money of Deutsche Lufthansa AG by way of a money raise. This money raise was accredited at today’s Incredible Standard Conference. The shareholders also voted in favor of granting two conversion legal rights for pieces of the silent money contributions. These conversion legal rights are meant, on the a single hand, to safeguard the Federal Federal government in case of a takeover of Lufthansa and, on the other hand, to safe the curiosity payments for the silent money contribution. The two conversion legal rights can be transformed into a further 5 percent of the company’s share money ought to these problems be achieved. The package will be supplemented by a bank loan of up to three billion euros with the participation of KfW and personal banking companies.

Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG states: “The conclusion of our shareholders gives Lufthansa with a perspective for a productive future. On behalf of our 138,000 staff members, I would like to thank the German federal authorities and the governments of our other dwelling international locations for their willingness to stabilize us. We at Lufthansa are aware of our responsibility to pay back back again the up to 9 billion euros to the taxpayers as speedily as doable.”

As a end result of the resolution of the Incredible Standard Conference, the company’s liquidity is secured on a sustained basis. The providers of Lufthansa Group are doing the job at comprehensive pace to get their functions up and jogging yet again. The airlines’ flight schedules will hence be continuously expanded in the coming months. The flight program for the up coming number of months will be published at the beginning of up coming 7 days. The plan is to incorporate ninety percent of all at first prepared short-haul places and 70 percent of all extensive-haul places in the flight program yet again by September. 

All over 30,000 shareholders attended the Incredible Standard Conference. A overall of 39. percent of the share money was represented. Of these, ninety eight percent of the money current voted to accept the company’s proposed resolution. This implies that much much more than the important two-thirds the vast majority voted in favor of adoption.

The European Fee had currently accredited the stabilization