Air Berlin

Former Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda buys back the airline he founded

Through his company Lauda Co, Niki Lauda, former Formula 1 world champion has won the sales process to buy back the airline he founded...

IAG buys Niki for €20 million and will integrate it as a new Austrian Vueling subsidiary

IAG, the parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, announced Friday evening the acquisition of Niki, the Austrian charter company subsidiary of the...

Belair threatened by insolvency, employees still waiting for their salary

Belair Airlines, the Swiss airline headquartered in Glattbrugg operating out of Zürich Airport and Basel–Mulhouse airport is threatened by insolvency. The employees of the...

European Commission approves Lufthansa’s acquisition of Air Berlin subsidiary LGW, to be integrated into Eurowings

33 more aircraft (20 Q400s and 13 A320s) to be integrated into the Eurowings Group Eurowings to take over all LGW personnel Formal...

No consequences for Air Berlin pilot after spectacular go-around manoeuvre on last long-haul flight

The Langen-based Federal Supervisory Authority for Air Navigation Services, the German national supervisory authority for civil air navigation services (or Bundesaufsichtsamt für Flugsicherung -...

Lufthansa Technik continues training of Air Berlin Technik’s trainees

The Christmas season brings good news: Effective 1 January 2018, Lufthansa Technik AG will be the new training organization for approximately a dozen young people who...

easyJet confirms acquisition of Air Berlin operations at Tegel: 25 aircraft, slots and staff

easyJet statement on acquisition of Air Berlin operations easyJet can confirm that it has acquired part of Air Berlin's operations at Berlin Tegel Airport. The...

Austrian low-cost (fly)Niki ceases all operations on 14 December 2017

Austrian low-cost airline Niki (or flyNiki) headquartered at Vienna Airport has ceased all operations from 14 December 2017. The airline was operating scheduled and...

Lufthansa’s takeover of Niki no longer pursued, makes further concessions to EU commission

Lufthansa has made further concessions today in the course of the intended acquisition of parts of the Air Berlin Group. The transaction is currently...

European Commission approves acquisition of Air Berlin assets by easyJet

The European Commission has approved unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of certain assets of Air Berlin by easyJet. The Commission...

RwandAir is planning to take on the two Air Berlin Airbus A330neo slots

RwandAir, the Rwandan flag carrier that connects Kigali with 26 destinations - including London Gatwick and Brussels Airport (thrice-weekly) in Europe - is planning...

Are the three big Middle East carriers distorting the international aviation market ?

More and more organisations, airlines and experts in trade, economics and aviation have shown concern over the massive expansion of the three Middle East...

easyJet takes over 25 Air Berlin aircraft based at Berlin Tegel

easyJet today signed an agreement with Air Berlin to acquire part of its operations at Berlin Tegel Airport easyJet signed an agreement with...

Last call for Air Berlin passengers; the world of aviation is saying farewell #byebyeairberlin

Today will be the last day of operations for bankrupt Air Berlin. While the airline is operating its last flight with dignity and pride...

An Air Berlin Airbus A320 has been seized at Iceland Keflavik Airport

An Airbus A320 (D-ABDX) of bankrupt Air Berlin has been seized at Keflavik airport. "As the German airline didn't pay its airport fees", the...

Video: Goodbye to Air Berlin long-haul flights, with go-around at DUS #AB7001

Today the last Air Berlin long-haul flight ever made an intentional and spectacular go-around before landing at 8:02 in Dusseldorf.

Lufthansa to take over 81 aircraft and 3,000 employees of Air Berlin

The company had announced earlier this week that its aircraft would be grounded on 28 October Lufthansa will sign this Thursday the takeover of 81...

An Air Berlin Airbus A320 has ended up in the mud at Sylt airport

This morning an Air Berlin Airbus A320 has overran the runway at the airport of Sylt (GWT)1. The aircraft registered D-ABHO took off Dusseldorf...

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...