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Tuesday 21 November 2017

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Malaysia Airlines to lease six (former Air Berlin) Airbus 330-200

Malaysia Airlines today provided further clarification on its fleet strategy, following its previous updates on the matter. Malaysia Airlines fleet strategy is a key component...

Current status of the Air Berlin bidder negotiations

•    Good job prospects for 80 % of airberliners potentially agreed with bidders  •    Fair and structured investor procedure On Monday 25 September 2017, the Supervisory...

Air Berlin long-haul shutting down completely from 15 October

Airberlin will need to cease its long-haul flight operations by 15 October 2017, as the aircraft leasing companies are gradually withdrawing their Airbus A330...

“Lufthansa has made the best offer to take over Air Berlin”

So far Lufthansa has made the best offer to take over bankrupt Air berlin, Bild am Sonntag published today. On one particular point Lufthansa...

Deadline for submission of tenders: Many candidates to take over Air Berlin

The second largest German airline, officially bankrupt, has received several offers for a full or partial takeover. The choice of the future buyer must...

149 pilots have called in sick this morning, seriously disrupting Air Berlin’s flight schedule

Like yesterday many Air Berlin pilots have called in sick this morning. The ailing airline struggles to maintain its flight operations. Meanwhile the unions...

Air Berlin forced to cancel 70 flights as pilots massively call in sick

Ailing airline Air Berlin is facing a new downturn as this morning an exceptional high number of pilots called in sick, the airline was...

Germania statement regarding the Air Berlin state aid decision

Germania has determined that its legal action with the German federal government has been finally determined and the matter has been resolved. This determination...

EU approves Air Berlin’s €150 million bridging loan

The European Commission has endorsed under EU state aid rules Germany's plans to grant Air Berlin a temporary €150 million bridging loan. The measure...

Ryanair calls on Bundeskartellamt & EU Commission to block Lufthansa-Air Berlin take-over

This should prevent a Lufthansa monopoly raising fares for German consumers Ryanair on 30 August urged the German Bundeskartellamt and the EU Commission to block...

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary comments on its future, Brexit, easyJet, Norwegian and bankrupt Air Berlin and Alitalia

During a press conference held today (Thursday) Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary commented on Ryanair's future, bankrupt Air Berlin (Lufthansa) and Alitalia,  alcohol abuse, easyJet...

Lufthansa interested in taking over 90 Air Berlin aircraft and routes; new career at Eurowings

Last week Air Berlin has applied for insolvency proceedings under self-administration and received a €150 million loan from the Federal Government in order to...

Berlin Airport statement concerning the current situation with airberlin

Despite airberlin's filing for insolvency, the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH welcomes the fact that the airline is to fully maintain its air operations. At...

Air Berlin files for insolvency as Etihad pulls funding plug

Air Berlin filed for insolvency after leading shareholder Etihad Airways withdrew its financial support, marking the second failure of a major European airline in...

airberlin starts co-operation with JetBlue; connecting to 31 destinations in the United States

airberlin has a new, strong partner in the USA. Passengers will benefit from attractive transfer connections in the United States. Thanks to the new...

Chicago Department of Aviation and airberlin announce new service between Chicago and Dusseldorf

One of Europe's largest network carriers, airberlin, announced it will launch nonstop service between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) on May 2, 2018. "Each...

airberlin to connect Dusseldorf with Toronto and Chicago from Summer 2018

airberlin is continuing to grow and is set to expand its flight offers considerably in the summer of 2018. airberlin is planning the most...

Airlines must not charge cancellation fees, says European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice has said that airlines cannot levy additional charges if a consumer cancels a flight. German judges asked the court...

New airberlin service to San Francisco takes off from Berlin-Tegel

airberlin added its new non-stop connection from Berlin-Tegel to San Francisco. Flight AB7396 took off on 29 May at 9:40 am with about 200...

Disappointing results for AirBerlin in 2016 and 1Q 2017: losses of €2million per day!

airberlin financial results 2016 and first quarter 2017 - Progress achieved in business restructuring Old business model leads to disappointing financial results in 2016...