Lauda overtakes IAG on final lap to record NIKI victory

Former Austrian Formula 1 driving champion Niki Lauda will reacquire the airline he founded – the former airberlin Austrian holiday subsidiary, NIKI. Following a reopening…..

After deals with Lufthansa Group and then IAG, where will NIKI eventually land?

It is now nearing three months since airberlin operated its last flight, but while most of its assets have now been absorbed by the Lufthansa…..

Parties interested in airberlin ‘sufficiently large to offer airberlin a secure future’: CEO

airberlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann commented on parties interested in acquiring parts of the carrier, stating all three potential investors are “reputable in terms of their finances,…..

German Transport Minister: ‘Imperative’ for Lufthansa to acquire lion’s share of airberlin

Germany‘s Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt stated it is “imperative” that Deutsche Lufthansa AG be “able to take over significant parts of airberlin” (Rheinische Post/focus.de/Reuters/AFP/Sueddeutsche Zeitung,…..

TUI remains open to partnership after Etihad ends talks on formation of new leisure airline

Leading European tour operator TUI Group says it “remains open” to a potential future partnership after discussions to merge its German aviation subsidiary with NIKI,…..