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  • Air Berlin set for recapitalisation after falling to 2013 loss

    ​Gulf carrier Etihad Airways is to subscribe to a €300 million convertible bond in Air Berlin as part of a €450 million recapitalisation plan after the struggling German carrier disclosed a full-year operating loss of €231.9 million for 2013.

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    Several foreign airlines have suspended flights to Israel following rocket attacks launched from Gaza.

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  • Profitable Ryanair expects more European airline failures

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  • Swiss yet to be convinced over Etihad-Darwin tie-up

    News | 22 Aug 2014 07:33 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Swiss regulators are still awaiting further information from Darwin Airline before making a final ruling on whether shareholder Etihad Airways’ involvement complies with ownership rules.
  • European airlines lift traffic 6% in July

    News | 20 Aug 2014 08:06

    European airline traffic roughly matched the extra demand added during July as growth topped 6% during the month.
  • OPINION: Airline siblings must harmonise to avoid cannibalisation

    News | 19 Aug 2014 09:56 | Shakeel Adam

    Shakeel Adam is managing partner of Aviado Partners, a global consultancy specialising in airline commercial issues and assisting carriers to maximise their partnership potential; his Twitter handle is @shakeeladam
  • Etihad and Alitalia confident tie-up will be approved

    News | 11 Aug 2014 14:52 | Oliver Clark

    Alitalia chief executive Gabriele Del Torchio says he confident the carrier’s planned tie-up with Etihad Airways does not “violate” European ownership and competition rules and so will be approved by the regulators.
  • Russia plans response to EU sanctions on Dobrolet

    News | 06 Aug 2014 15:48 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Russian aviation authorities have drafted measures intended as retaliation to EU sanctions on Aeroflot's low-cost arm Dobrolet.
  • ANALYSIS: KLM UK Engineering mulls more regional jet approvals

    News | 24 Jul 2014 16:29 | Michael Gubisch

    ​KLM UK Engineering is evaluating the addition of new regional aircraft maintenance capabilities while the MRO provider is diversifying its business with more aircraft teardown and technical training activities.