Over the course of Lufthansa´s planned acquisition of parts of the Air Berlin group, the airline has now made further concessions to the European Commission (EC). Lufthansa will not further pursue the takeover of Niki.
Lufthansa, as the first airline outside of Asia, has received a five-star certification from the British aviation consulting agency Skytrax.
Lufthansa has announced an interest in parts of insolvent Alitalia. The German carrier that bought parts of Air Berlin days ago would like to create a “new Alitalia”.
Germany's largest carrier Lufthansa has signed a contract to buy parts of Air Berlin. The carrier confirmed the signature on Twitter. Lufthansa will take more than half of the fleet of 144 aircraft and 3000 of Air Berlin's 8500 staff.
The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved an investment framework of around EUR 1 billion for the purchase and leasing of p to 61 aircraft, including 41 Airbus A320 Family aircraft and 20 Dash 8 Q400.
Air Berlin' Supervisory Board has given information about the current status of the bidding negotiations for the sale of the company. The airline will focus on negotiations with Lufthansa and Easyjet. The aim of the talks that will continue until 12 October 2017 is to take over parts of Air Berlin.
Some days after struggling Air Berlin has announced the end of its long haul flights to the Caribbean, two major German carriers plan to fill the gap at Düsseldorf Airport.
Several newspaper report, British low-cost carrier easyJet is in talks to buy assets from insolvent German carrier Air Berlin. EasyJet declined to comment on this matter.
Lufthansa has announced to transfer five of its 14 Airbus A380 from Frankfurt/Main to its Munich hub. Starting in summer 2018 the aircraft will operate flights to the long-haul destinations Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing.