Lufthansa chief commercial officer Jens Bischof laid out the Lufthansa Group’s case during a second webinar co-presented with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives. The first focused on the mechanics of the DCC; the second on the philosophical decision to impose. “We wanted to move the distribution landscape forward,” Bischof said. Airlines have for decades bristled over their relationships with GDS companies. Meanwhile, Lufthansa has “taken an active role and invested a lot recently” in development of alternative booking solutions, he said. “We are in very advanced talks” and expect to make an announcement “very shortly.” Get the full story at Travel Market Report