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Germany and Russia.(CARGO)

Germany and Russia reached an agreement on moving Lufthansa Cargo's regional transit hub from Astana in Kazakhstan to Krasnoyarsk in Siberia, ending a dispute that had resulted in the temporary cessation of LHC's Russian overflight rights.

LHC Chairman and CEO Carsten Spohr told ATW in Frankfurt that he expects the earliest possible date to be sometime in 2009, adding that he does not anticipate LHC incurring extra costs as a result of the transfer. …

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