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Officials doubt Air Berlin can continue in present form

The prospects for maintaining insolvent airline Air Berlin or its existing route network as a coherent whole appeared to be receding after officials warned that the airline was not viable and that a straight takeover would raise competition concerns.

Airline investor Woehrl interested in Air Berlin

Airline entrepreneur Hans Rudolf Woehrl is interested in insolvent Air Berlin , a spokeswoman for his company INTRO-Verwaltungs GmbH told Reuters, responding to a media report saying he was planning a bid.

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Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show.