Lufthansa: Climate protection requires a 'global approach' to avoid competitive distortion

11 July, 2018

Lufthansa spokesperson for sustainability and renewable energy Helmut Tolksdorf stated "only a global approach to climate protection prevents international conflicts and competitive distortion" (, 10-Jul-2018). He said: "National or regional CO2 measures need to be avoided. And airlines should not be obliged to compensate their CO2 emissions more than once".