Germany Authorities Stay Firm On Codesharing Withdrawal

German civil aviation authority Luftfahrtbundesamt again has told Etihad Airways and Air Berlin that it will not approve around half of the 60 codesharing routes flown by the airline, but Air Berlin has voiced strong opposition.

Air Berlin CEO Wolfgang Prock-Schauer says it is “rejecting that position sharply.” Withdrawing the codesharing approvals would threaten jobs and air transport growth in Germany. German airports would lose traffic and growth opportunities. Air Berlin therefore plans to lobby for approvals in every possible way.

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from Aviation Week – Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News


Author: David Pflieger

David Pflieger is working as the CEO of Ravn Alaska. David received his pilot training in the United States Air Force, and has since held multiple positions with different airlines, for over 20 years!

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