Friday, October 20, 2017

Air Berlin

In this April 23, 2008 file photo, Lufthansa and Alitalia jetliners are parked at the Milan Linate airport, Italy.

MILAN (AP) — With a deadline for binding bids for bankrupt Alitalia closing in, an Italian newspaper reported Monday that German carrier Lufthansa is preparing a 500-million-euro (590-million-euro) offer that would add Italian assets to those it is already picking ...
An airplane of the German airline 'Lufthansa', rear, drives past by an airplane of the airline 'Air Berlin' at the Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Thursday that the airline will sign an agreement to buy large parts of the bankrupt carrier Air Berlin, the German news agency dpa reported. Spohr said that both airlines will sign the ...
In this April 2, 2014 file photo airplanes of the German airline 'Air Berlin' are pictured at the Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany.

BERLIN (AP) — Bankrupt German airline Air Berlin says it’s preparing to end flights at the end of October. The dpa news agency reported Monday that in a letter to employees the airline, Germany’s second largest, said that flights under ...
An Airbus 320 of Air Berlin stands in a meadow near Westerland on the German North Sea island of Sylt, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a passenger jet with 88 people on board overshot the end of the runway on the North Sea island of Sylt, but nobody was injured in the incident. The regional emergency response center says ...
In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, a plane of the Air Berlin company flying above the town of Wustermark, Germany.

BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Wednesday rejected a claim by budget airline Ryanair that a government loan for rival Air Berlin as part of its bankruptcy proceedings amounted to a “conspiracy” to keep the airline afloat until a new owner ...
In this Sept. 29, 2016 file photo shows an aircraft of the Air Berlin company on the runway of Dusseldorf airport in Germany.

BY DAVID RISING BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s second largest carrier, Air Berlin, is filing for bankruptcy protection after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available. The loss-making airline said Tuesday that after Etihad ...
In this March 25, 2015 file picture Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann addresses the media in Cologne, Germany. (AP Photo Frank Augstein,file)

BERLIN (AP) — German airline Air Berlin has announced that Thomas Winkelmann will become the struggling carrier’s new CEO. The airline said in a statement Sunday that Winkelmann, who worked as CEO for Lufthansa’ low-cost subsidiary Germanwings from 2006 before ...
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