Despite the disadvantage that the federal government would then have no blocking minority to block decisions, according to media reports, it would initially like to participate in the Lufthansa airline with less than 25 percent. Discussions are ongoing about government aid of up to 9 billion Euros, a third of which is a loan from the KfW state bank. Both are intended to ensure the continued solvency of the company.
The SPD had demanded that the government be given a blocking minority to block the business. According to a newspaper report, the federal government should hold two seats on the supervisory board.