Niki aircraft IAG 

IAG will buy Niki for 36 million euros

International Airlines Group reported in Vienna that it will acquire the Austrian airline. Yesterday, January 2, it was announced that IAG (International Airlines Group) will buy the airline Niki, after the latter declared bankruptcy last December. The IAG group, which also owns airlines such as British Airways, Vueling and Iberia, was the only one that maintained its offer for the acquisition of Niki. In this way, IAG will disburse some 20 million euros for Niki’s assets, which include 15 Airbus A320 aircraft and numerous airport slots in the cities of Vienna, Düsseldorf, Munich,…

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Alitalia and Lufthansa airplanes Alitalia Lufthansa 

Lufthansa, the favorite to buy Alitalia

The German airline offers the best guarantees in terms of financial strength. Alitalia, Italy’s national airline, is in financial trouble and Germany’s Lufthansa seems to be the preferred one to make the acquisition, Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera announced on Thursday. Although there are still many issues to be resolved in the negotiation between Lufthansa and Alitalia, the main Italian newspaper says that “Negotiations are underway and the two parties are approaching.” On the one hand Lufthansa wants only to resume the Alitalia routes, without acquiring maintenance and maintaining 6,000…

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