Reuters reporting that Willie Walsh has confirmed IAG is not bidding for Thomas Cook Airlines.
"In relation to Thomas Cook... we're not putting in any bid," Walsh told reporters.
The Flight Global article has been updated to show an outline design being used in a competition for a one-off livery. Possible that the outline will apply to the new standard livery. Don’t know how to insert the image here.Jump to post
Comments attributed to Kenny Jacobs of Ryanair that they’d be interested in parts of Thomas Cook Airlines if it’s broken up for sale... http://www.cityam.com/273257/thomas-cook-shares-rise-ryanair-admits-interest-buying But Ryanair’s chief marketing officer, Kenny Jacobs, was quoted this morning say...Jump to post
The Financial Times reporting that Lufthansa would be interested in the long-haul part of Condor. https://www.ft.com/content/22e02890-2bba-11e9-a5ab-ff8ef2b976c7 “A person familiar with the situation said the European Commission would probably not approve Lufthansa taking over Condor’s short-haul bu...Jump to post
“Christine Ourmières-Widener, who has been running Flybe for two years, told The Independent: "Flybe is here to stay. We will welcome you in the future. Fly Flybe and we'll be there in 40 years. "Our role is to connect the regions of the UK, between each other but also to the rest of the w...Jump to post
British Caledonian Airways is registered at the BA head office, Waterside. So I expect BA/IAG own the rights to the brand.
I think a full sale is the most likely option, and there seem to only be a few realistic buyers: IAG - Long-haul growth for Level. Gives them an instant boost. - Presence in the DACH region (which they wanted with Niki and have a small start with Level Austria) - Compete with Virgin/Delta from Manch...Jump to post
“Thomas Cook is exploring options to potentially sell its entire airline arm amid concerns over the company's future. The travel giant said on Thursday that it will conduct a strategic review of its flight business, which will consider "all options to enhance value to shareholders".” https...Jump to post