Air Berlin PLC (AB1.DE)
BERLIN, Oct 18 The pilots of an Air Berlin flight that performed a fly-past during the insolvent carrier's last long-haul flight to its hub in Duesseldorf have been suspended, the airline said on Wednesday.
BERLIN, Oct 17 A German aviation watchdog is scrutinising a fly-past by Air Berlin's last long-haul flight to its hub in Duesseldorf, which German media said was the pilot's unique way of saying "goodbye" to his passengers and the insolvent airline.
BRUSSELS, Oct 17 British budget airline easyJet won't enter the rapidly growing low-cost, long-haul market given its abundance of options to buy parts of failed European airlines, CEO Carolyn McCall said on Tuesday.
DUESSELDORF, Germany Eurowings should get a revenue boost of more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) a year from parent Lufthansa's deal to buy part of Air Berlin , Eurowings Chief Executive Thorsten Dirks said on Tuesday.
* Alitalia short-haul could also be added to Eurowings - CEO (Adds further CEO comments, background)
DUESSELDORF, Germany Oct 17 A deal to buy large parts of Air Berlin should boost annual revenues at Lufthansa's budget unit Eurowings to more than 5 billion euros ($5.88 billion), Eurowings Chief Executive Thorsten Dirks said on Tuesday.
BERLIN, Oct 16 German airline group Lufthansa has made an offer for parts of Italy's ailing national carrier Alitalia, it said on Monday, just days after agreeing a deal for parts of insolvent rival Air Berlin .
LONDON/VIENNA With the ink barely dry on Lufthansa's deal to take over large parts of insolvent Air Berlin, the airline risks having its wings clipped by regulators and rivals concerned about unfair competition.
* easyJet says in talks to take on up to 25 planes from Air Berlin
EasyJet is in talks to take on up to 25 A320 aircraft that were operated by Germany's insolvent Air Berlin at Berlin Tegel airport, the British budget airline said on Friday.