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.
10 OFFERS FOR ALITALIA
The crashing Italian airline Alitalia has received ten non-binding offers for takeover. An informed source reported it to Reuters. Offers could be submitted by individual businesses and groups of companies. The
Algerian aviation authorities are overwhelmed by a video in which Air Algerie's pilot left a 10-year-old boy manage an aircraft. Notwithstanding all rules and regulations. Several passengers were on board. The
DUTCH NEWCOMER ON THE MARKET
New Dutch airline Air Hollandia still didn't publish the date when it will take first passenger on board. So far it has aircraft Fokker 100 with a PH-ABW registration mark.