airberlin CEO commends speed of German Government bridging loan

    airberlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann commented on the German Government’s EUR150 million bridging loan, stating “The speed with which all parties in the government worked impressed me… We avoided a national disaster” (Die Zeit/The Business Times, 16/17-Aug-2017). Mr Winkelmann however reportedly expects the airberlin brand to eventually dematerialise, as rival carriers express interest in the carrier.