HUGE INTEREST IN AIRBALTIC
Latvian national air carrier airBaltic is for sale – and interest in it is huge. The local government is selling 80% of the company’s share and allegedly has already received 40 offers from potential investors. Among them are the largest British airlines. It has a great interest in the rapidly growing market of Baltic republics.
“We do not want to begin any speculations. At this moment, no one can know how the whole situation will eventually turn out.” said Martin Gauss, executive director of Airbaltic.
It’s the Lazard bank’s task to sell the share in the state-owned airline. According to their representatives, the deal should be closed by the end of this year. At the moment, the airline operates 28 aircraft with which it flies to 60 destinations.
RYANAIR CALLS INSOLVENCY OF AIR BERLIN A COMPLOT
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair filed a complaint with German and European authorities because of Air Berlin insolvency. It already had long-term financial difficulties. Its main shareholder, Etihad, refused to finance
HONG KONG AIRLINES TOOK OVER ITS FIRST A350 XWB
Hong Kong Airlines has taken over its first leased aircraft type A350 - 900 from AerCap. Hong Kong Airlines became the 15th airline to operate this type of double-aisle plane
From Pardubice to London
In Pardubice, Irish airline Ryanair started operating flights to London. There will be flight between Pardubice and the Stansted airport every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The low-cost carrier provides flights