Airlines We Lost 2017

Airlines We Lost 2017

It is that time once again where I pause to remember all the airlines that flew off into the desert this year, never to take to the skies again. It’s a motley group this time around, though several have ties to Etihad, the former king of handouts to failing airlines. …

easyJet Makes Its Move on Berlin

easyJet Makes Its Move on Berlin

When airberlin finally went under, there was a great deal of concern that Lufthansa would pick up all the pieces and leave Germany without any serious competition. Fear not, competition-lovers. The good people of easyJet have other plans. And they aren’t waiting around – new service starts in early January.…

3 Links I Love: airberlin’s Blunder, Ontario Goes to China, JetBlue Wants More Mint

3 Links I Love: airberlin’s Blunder, Ontario Goes to China, JetBlue Wants More Mint

This week’s featured link:
NIKI no longer to merge with TUIfly in a setback for airberlin’s restructuringCAPA
Alitalia’s eskimo brother airberlin is giving Alitalia a run for its money as worst airline ever. It had already transferred a bunch of airplanes over to subsidiary Niki so it could …

3 Links I Love: Frontier Melts Down, airberlin Prepares for Death, It’s Cold Out There

3 Links I Love: Frontier Melts Down, airberlin Prepares for Death, It’s Cold Out There

Frontier still sorting through problems after weekend ‘meltdown’ at DIAKDVR
If you were flying Frontier last weekend, my condolences. The airline’s operation melted down when a lot more snow came in than expected. Flights were canceled or at best, delayed. And bags were scattered all over the place. …

3 Links I Love: Air Berlin Restructures, American’s CIO, So Long Vin

3 Links I Love: Air Berlin Restructures, American’s CIO, So Long Vin

Far-reaching restructuring of airberlin to deliver long-term growthAir Berlin
The long-rumored restructuring is here. Air Berlin, long shredding money, is going to remake itself into something that… probably will just lose more money. It’ll shrink, sending up to 40 airplanes to Lufthansa (most under Eurowings, some under Austrian) …

Eggs, Milk, and Air Berlin Tickets

Eggs, Milk, and Air Berlin Tickets

German supermarket Lidl will be running a promotion with Air Berlin at all their UK stores. For the week beginning September 5, customers will be able to buy £19 vouchers that can be turned in for a one way ticket on Air Berlin.

It’s a pretty interesting promotion, I …

Air Berlin Eats dba

Air Berlin Eats dba

Air Berlin, which has quietly become one of Europe’s largest low cost carriers, announced today they’ve acquired primarily domestic German airline dba.

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dba is one of those wayward airlines that has drifted from owner to owner over the years. Originally, it was Deutsche BA, owned by British Airways, but it …

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