Opinion: Air Berlin Shows European Airlines Should Be Allowed To Fail

Credit: joepriesaviation.net
It may have been the most dramatic weekend in the careers of most involved. One Friday afternoon in August 2017, then-Air Berlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann received the message that shareholder Etihad Airways was no longer prepared to provide the €50 million ($57 million) in financing the two sides had...
Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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