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by PanHAM
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1227

Re: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?

this is all hypothetical. As others have mentioned, combis are a thig of the past. There won't be a pire freighter 380 as well simply because the upper deck is not suitable.

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by PanHAM
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1227

Re: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?

Here we go again. Upper deck Pax, main deck cargo and belly Pax baggage and the rest for cargo

I doubt that this would be an attractive aircraft. Besides, it would Need a technologay upgrade to the -900 Version.

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by PanHAM
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Cargo Freight Planes Carry The Most?
Replies: 25
Views: 2998

Re: What Cargo Freight Planes Carry The Most?

FX started with documents- "Packagaes " are not a content, packages can contain anything. Basically, there are few restrictions of what can be carried. Such are DGR /Hazmat in the US). The other general Limit is "whatever fits through the doors". For the shipper, it is important ...

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by PanHAM
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Cargo Freight Planes Carry The Most?
Replies: 25
Views: 2998

Re: What Cargo Freight Planes Carry The Most?

To answer the question the way it was put, it's simply


FAK


stands for Freight All Kinds

and that goes for all "cargo freight" planes.

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by PanHAM
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK
Replies: 124
Views: 19228

Re: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK

SQ789 wrote:
How did this happen?



High fever and cough?

Someone left a window open and it's cold up there

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by PanHAM
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hamburg - just one US flight satisfying the demand?
Replies: 51
Views: 6068

Re: Hamburg - just one US flight satisfying the demand?

LH Chose between DUS and FRA and FRA became the winner. HAM was not in the race but they got the maintenance Center and CGN the HQ. Now, I very much doubt that a daily flight to JFK would be feasible. Who wants to connect at JFK? I did a couple of times but staying on the TWA Network. That was OK DL...

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by PanHAM
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hamburg - just one US flight satisfying the demand?
Replies: 51
Views: 6068

Re: Hamburg - just one US flight satisfying the demand?

We have had this discussion before and it all has been said before. HAM is primarily a one stop market. Whether that single stop is FRA/MUC/AMS/CPH etc. or EWR/DXB(REK does not matter. It is a free market and the passengers have multiple choices and the carriers have that choice as well. If a route ...

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by PanHAM
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo
Replies: 19
Views: 2446

Re: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo

Opening a new Station if quite expensive. And then you have an empty 747F at Mitchel field. Which Needs to be fed by cargo trucked from ORD. The bet is that Foxcom and their freight forwarders will use existing Services to ORD and truck to Wisconsin. It doesn’t mean MKE will take all the cargo from...

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11177

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

Primera intends to Station 2 737MAX at TXL and uses both for 7 weekly return flights each. Faily to JFK and the other destinations get 3/4 flights. I woukd call that challenging.

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 4488

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

@ aviationaware thinking about who might be knocking at our dorrs with a tank cannon I came up the following Scenario. It is obvious that Mr. Trump owes his Buddy Vlad something. In short, Mr. Putin knwos something about Mr. Trup which could be extremely dangerous for the big mouth. So why not Germa...

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroLogic to get another 777F
Replies: 18
Views: 3505

Re: AeroLogic to get another 777F

The additional 777F will be jointly used by DHL mid weeks and LHCargo on Weekends.

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 4488

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

@ aviationaware enlighten me, where in Germany are the US of A defending the Federal Republic of Germany? The two AFBs in Ramstein and Spangdahlem are proteced by your own personell but do not contribute anything to German defese. We handle our air policing ourselves and help out routinely in the Ba...

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo
Replies: 19
Views: 2446

Re: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo

Opening a new Station if quite expensive. And then you have an empty 747F at Mitchel field. Which Needs to be fed by cargo trucked from ORD.
The bet is that Foxcom and their freight forwarders will use existing Services to ORD and truck to Wisconsin.

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has the Boeing 747 LCF ever been used to transport normal (outsized) cargo?
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Re: Has the Boeing 747 LCF ever been used to transport normal (outsized) cargo?

AFAIK not. Airbus has leased out their Special freighets a few times. At the end of the day it is cheaperr to charter an Antonov 124.or the -225 Even if Boeing would have a free time Slot and Crews available, the departure Airports would Need to have the Special laoding rquipment whoch can be seen i...

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by PanHAM
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11177

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

Those Ruhr area dumps which are mentioned here create tons of ethnic traffic at DUS to Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa and DTM is a Wizz hub not without a reason.

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by PanHAM
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11177

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

Berlin may be the Curry Wurst capital of the world but that does not generate air traffic. Berlin may be high up in the ranks of O&D traffic which has many reasons, not only Hipsters but also ethnic traffic generates that.. What Berlin does not have is the spice needed to become a workable hub a...

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by PanHAM
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 4488

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

Another perfect example of why it shouldn't exist. A mess of 'half members' 'full members' half in, half out, some rights here, but not there. It's a joke, not a country. May I ask what your problem is with the EU. America isn't it, so why should you care? Because it undermines international law by...

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by PanHAM
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support
Replies: 114
Views: 4488

Re: America asks Germany to block Mahan Air b/c terrorism support

Ambassador Grenell still does not unerstand what an Ambassador can do and what an Ambassador cannot do. Governments do not take orders from Ambassadors, nor do local companies. He should know that by now. If someone wants Mahan out of Europe they have to produce evidence why that should be. That may...

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by PanHAM
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the aviation impact of a no-deal Brexit?
Replies: 168
Views: 10255

Re: What is the aviation impact of a no-deal Brexit?

EASA is not a Problem, the European Common Aviation Area includes a number of countries which are not member of the EU, whoch means that "Third Countries" which the UK will be then, can be members. The real Problem is the single markez whoch the UK is about to leave. Even when associated w...

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by PanHAM
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 791

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

to those who say that nothing is eternal, well it starts with article 1 Quote (1) Human dignity shall be inviolable. To respect and protect it shall be the duty of all state authority. unquote It should go undisputed REgarding the USA - the Division of powers still work. Regardless of a hot air ball...

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by PanHAM
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 791

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

That is not possible any more in Germany. Not possible because it's forbidden by the Grundgesetz? And what if somebody comes to power who undermines, changes and no longer respects the Grundgesetz? Erdogan is demonstrating the way, Trump is trying to. Btw: Soll die Signatur auf deutsch geschrieben ...

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by PanHAM
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit
Replies: 37
Views: 1066

Re: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit

It is amazing how they arrive at such lunatic figures. 289 mio US for a Janitor who will never see a fraction of the amount. Not even after the legal battle has been fought through all instances. There are two scientific opinions about that stuff, one says it causes cancer and kills, the other says ...

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by PanHAM
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11177

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

the total inability of the Berlin City/state government to widen the industrial base of the City is shpwn at the fact that the Senate was not interested to Support a 600 Mio € Investment by Siemens. How can you build up high yield traffic when industry is chased away? what I forgot, today is the 57t...

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by PanHAM
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Berlin
Replies: 96
Views: 11177

Re: Trans-Atlantic Berlin

We have this discussion on a regular base. That new Airport terminal they call "the BER" is hardly large enough to cope with the exsisting Point to Point traffic. How could they handle the additional Business which would be generated by feediing Long haul routes? LH is not interested and l...

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Alitalia unfair competition?
Replies: 19
Views: 3006

Re: Is Alitalia unfair competition?

To answer the question, YES. In a single market all Players must stick to the rules, what AZ never did. This is not about some regional carriers who may fly a lifeline route in an under developed Country. There is not reason why AZ should not Play according to the rules. I hope that the EU3 enforce ...

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TK to become casualty of USA-Turkey rhetoric?
Replies: 106
Views: 11622

Re: TK to become casualty of USA-Turkey rhetoric?

The Devaluation of a currency leads automatically into Inflation. Even in short term, there will hardly be any Advantage ffor TK due to the fact that their cost base is Turkish Lira. Thaymay defer wage increases by 2 or 3 months but they have to pay fuel is real Money right now and that is US$. They...

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 791

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

I would not want to live in a state where a "pr.ivilege" is granted. Who grants can take away. That is not possible any more in Germany. The short form Explanation is as follows, taken from Wikipedia: quote The authors of the Basic Law sought to ensure that a potential dictator would never...

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by PanHAM
Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 791

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

It is not a privilege, it is a basic right

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by PanHAM
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State Owned Airlines in Dictatorships
Replies: 27
Views: 2964

Re: State Owned Airlines in Dictatorships

Very political. The majority of countries are far from being Democracies, far from being ruled by the law. I would suggest to ask which Airlines are managed strictly by Commercial rules and Standards with the Goal of being really profitable. Singapore was mentioned as one Party state, but SQ would q...

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by PanHAM
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the EU similar to Google?
Replies: 34
Views: 954

Re: Is the EU similar to Google?

My German Passport gives me Visa Free Access to 176 countries and both of us enjoy living in countries that are rules by the law and not by some elected ruler. To stay with the question, the EU and it's member states are ruled by the law. The Division of powers are in effect and new laws that are p...

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by PanHAM
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frankfurt airport evacuated August 7th, 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 4712

Re: Frankfurt airport being evacuated right now

That happened at 11h15 his morning. A French family of four walked away from the control thinking they were finished but actually the detecor gave Alarm, having discovered Dynamite or whatever similar stuff it was. Turned out to be a fake Alarm and the woman who checked the Family did not get the me...

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by PanHAM
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi gov graphic shows AC airliner heading for Toronto skyline
Replies: 51
Views: 7878

Re: Saudi gov graphic shows AC airliner heading for Toronto skyline

Most of the 9/11 terrorists came from the KSA. That this Country now uses exactly that Terror method to threaten a Country that was criticising the human rights conditions in Saudi Arabia is flabbergasting.

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 8745

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 8745

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

Nice trick with the refueling. But the fuel remains in the posession of the vendor until paid by the debtor. For most airlines flying international routes, settlement is almost instantaneous via IATA clearing account or SWIFT fx accounts. No 20th of the following month for fuel sales. "almost&...

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by PanHAM
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 8745

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

Nice trick with the refueling. But the fuel remains in the posession of the vendor until paid by the debtor.

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by PanHAM
Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling
Replies: 51
Views: 8745

Re: Denmark calling the bailiff on Vueling

Why give them so much notice of arrival, they then have lots of time to remove any assets before the bailiff arrives? The LCCs do not have any assets outside their home Countries. Exceot when they land an aircraft in, say, Debnark. And then only when the aircraft is registered in their. Name. Ryana...

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by PanHAM
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

"Bahncard 50" halves the rail fare and is an attractive way to save Money for frequent travellers. But really with the inadequate, time wasting Situation at some Airports securitya checks, rail is a better Option most of the times. Or, if you go regaularly, .make it one way rail and return...

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by PanHAM
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

Imagine there are Slots available and nobody is interested. Why should LH give up Slots on routes like FRA to HAM/MUC when no other carrire wanted These in years before? It would make sense when U2 takes over routes flown by AB but then, what did LH pay for when they cannot use what they bought. Aft...

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by PanHAM
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Eurowings long-haul to consolidate at DUS, introduce business class
Replies: 37
Views: 7285

Re: Magazine: Eurowings long-haul to consolidate at DUS, introduce business class

It is onl Logical to move L/D from CGN t DUS. Many years ago they moved the MUC CGN JFK Service to DUS based on the Facts that each flight would have´40 more passengers at DUS. That number can only have inceased over the decades, J class and oremium Y are Standard on German low cost ( leisure flight...

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by PanHAM
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Iran
Replies: 68
Views: 2214

Re: Trump and Iran

Can the Amerian People please fire the apprentice? Show him the finger and wave good bye-

I don't like that Mullah theocracy either but their reaction is responsible. Trump cannot even spell that word.

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by PanHAM
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

I didn't know that Memmingen is Slot restricted. They must be powered by Baerenmark Once again you are being disingenuous and trying to construct arguments to deny what has happened has actually happened which is that the Liquidators and the German Government delivered hugely profitable routes comp...

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by PanHAM
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

I didn't know that Memmingen is Slot restricted. They must be powered by Baerenmarke Whatever, FR is not interested in domestic German Services at all, mainly for Crew pay issues. If they don't Change their attitude they will have a lot of Problems, not only in Germany. The rules for self-employment...

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by PanHAM
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

"They can if they were serious" you can't just hop in your plane and fly in to some airports without a slot but you have been told this here so many times that I've come to the conclusion that you will not accept this as it totally undermines your lunatic world view. Stick your conclusion...

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by PanHAM
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

I've got news for you.. a plane takes off and hopefully lands. having frankfurt as an airport which you can take off from doesn't guarantee that you can get access to another major airport at which to land. I have booked a flight with Ryanair from a major German Airport for next march. It is for a ...

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by PanHAM
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

@Leghorn. I got News for you about the German market - Fraport invited Ryanair recently, they even build a Pier exclusively for LCC atr the yet to build T3. It was FRs choice not to serve the big Airports but theyy have changed their minds and they got what they want. Makes me wonderr that FR did no...

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by PanHAM
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

Apart from LH, what were the viable other bidders?. Lufthansa was only viable in that it allows them to take over planes and some employees by generating super-normal profits on monopoly routes. replace "viable bidders" with "best outcome" and shutting down the airline and the r...

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by PanHAM
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 41335

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

Apart from LH, what were the viable other bidders?. with the emphasis o "viable" : None. Except U2 and they seem to be shying away from their courage shown In the evening News last night we had an interview with a "cartel expert". It was amazing to learn how Little that man knew...

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