Beaucaire
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Changes Within Skyeurope?

Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:30 pm

Following reports in Switzerland and Austria,the Austrian Investor Ronny Pecik (Oerlikon ) group is poised to take a major stake in Skyeurope.(so far 5% )
Niki Lauda ,partner of Air Berlin through his company Flyniki,is thought to be consulting Pecik on the deal.Niki has as a new "investor" on his red-cap the Pecik company Oerlikon as sponsor...

[Edited 2007-02-08 15:43:21]
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RJ100
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RE: Changes Within Skyeurope?

Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:34 am

Very interesting. Pecik certainly does not invest in an airline he sees no future for it. So I guess he wants to invest in them and make them profitable and the nsell them for a much higher price.

I think it is good for NE...

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Beaucaire
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RE: Changes Within Skyeurope?

Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:28 am

Istill don't see the role of Niki Lauda,other than preparing a potential close-up with Flyniki/Air Berlin
( who have already announced they are not interested in Skyeurope-very rapidly..)
It could make sense though to combine all three airlines into one group to tackle AUA and have a even more strategic size competing with FR and EZY...
We'll know within a few days.
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