Easyjet agrees deal for Air Berlin

Easyjet agrees Air Berlin deal

Easyjet has agreed a deal to purchase part of Air Berlin’s Berlin Tegel (TXL/EDDT) operation. The deal, worth around €40m, will see the UK Based Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) take on leases for 25 Air Berlin Airbus A320 aircraft, taking over slots at Berlin Tegel Airport and preserving jobs for around [read more]

Lufthansa Planning 'New Alitalia'

Lufthansa Planning ‘New Alitalia’

It’s emerged in the last few weeks that Germany’s largest airline, Lufthansa has been in talks with Alitalia and the Italian Government to acquire some of the failing airline’s assets. In particular, Lufthansa wants to buy the Italian airlines Aircraft, Runway slots and their route network. The German carrier has said [read more]

Lufthansa set to sign air belin deal

Lufthansa to buy majority of bankrupt Air Berlin

Lufthansa (LH/DLH) is set to buy the majority of bankrupt Air Berlin’s fleet and network including Fly Niki & Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter. Air Belin filed for insolvency in August but has remained operating thanks to a 150m euro loan from the German Government. Talks have been ongoing with Lufthansa and Easyjet being [read more]

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IAG to bid for Air Berlin?

IAG, the parent company of British Airways as well as Iberia, Aer Lingus & Vueling, has apparently tabled a bid for Air Berlin according to Handelsblatt, the German business paper. It’s not known what parts IAG is bidding for and what price it’s offering. The IAG group already has two [read more]