Lufthansa, Germanwings bosses to visit crash area Wednesday

Chief executives Carsten Spohr (left), of Lufthansa, and Thomas Winkelmann (right), of Germanwings, speak to the media in Cologne Bonn airport March 25, 2015. The chief executives of Lufthansa and Germanwings will on Wednesday travel to the area
Chief executives Carsten Spohr (left), of Lufthansa, and Thomas Winkelmann (right), of Germanwings, speak to the media in Cologne Bonn airport March 25, 2015. The chief executives of Lufthansa and Germanwings will on Wednesday travel to the area near last week's plane crash in the French Alps, the airline said. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AFP) - The chief executives of Lufthansa and Germanwings will on Wednesday travel to the area near last week's plane crash in the French Alps, the airline said.

Carsten Spohr, head of the parent company Lufthansa and Thomas Winkelmann from the Germanwings low-cost subsidiary will visit Seyne-les-Alpes early Wednesday to inspect recovery operations and pay their respects to the 150 dead.