Belair Airlines CEO confirms relaunch aspirations for mid summer 2018

    Belair Airlines CEO Michael Hövel confirmed plans for the carrier to relaunch in mid summer 2018 (Travel Inside). As previously reported by CAPA, the Air Berlin PLC group airline ceased operations on 28-Oct-2017 and was acquired by German investment company SBC. Mr Hövel revealed the carrier will operate three A320s with a view to add a fourth in winter 2018/19, while a European wet lease partner is already in place. Belair Airlines expects to receive a new AOC by the end of May-2018.