Air Berlin to ground all flights by end of October

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2017/10/10 | 295 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Bankrupt German airline Air Berlin must ground all flights by the end of October, the firm said Monday, as talks continue with prospective buyers Lufthansa and Easyjet.Flights "will as far as we know no longer be possible after October 28 at the latest" because of insolvency rules, chief executive Thomas Winkelmann wrote in a letter to employees.Air Berlin triggered bankruptcy proceedings in August after losing a cash lifeline from its biggest shareholder Etihad Airways.Its aircraft have bee...(…)

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