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by WhiskyZulu
Fri May 10, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines Selling Discussion Thread
Replies: 250
Views: 35849

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines Selling Discussion Thread

https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1SG16I
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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.

https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1SG16I

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by WhiskyZulu
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1762
Views: 348829

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

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.

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by WhiskyZulu
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”
Replies: 64
Views: 13809

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”

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...

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by WhiskyZulu
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”
Replies: 64
Views: 13809

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”

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...

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by WhiskyZulu
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital
Replies: 447
Views: 77171

Re: Updated: BE being bought for £2.2m by a consortium including VS, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital

“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...

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by WhiskyZulu
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”
Replies: 64
Views: 13809

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”

https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/00233961
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British Caledonian Airways is registered at the BA head office, Waterside. So I expect BA/IAG own the rights to the brand.

https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/00233961

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by WhiskyZulu
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”
Replies: 64
Views: 13809

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”

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...

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by WhiskyZulu
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”
Replies: 64
Views: 13809

Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”

“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...

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by WhiskyZulu
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet is starting to fly from Berlin Tegel
Replies: 81
Views: 12976

Re: EasyJet is starting to fly from Berlin Tegel

Why is there a need for so many wet lease aircraft?

Didn’t the Air Berlin aircraft and crew transfer to easyJet?

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