Frankfurt (Germany), 12 Oct (EFE) .- The negotiations of the airline Air Berlin, which in mid-August opened an insolvency proceeding, with Lufthansa and Easyjet conclude today. p>
Air Berlin's management has negotiated the last three weeks exclusively with the largest German airline and the British airline. p>
Lufthansa is assumed to be acquiring most of the Air Berlin aircraft, 81 machines and about 3,000 employees for 1,500 million euros, its president, Cartens Spohr, told the German newspaper Rheinische Post. p>
At the moment, Air Berlin operates with a state loan of 150 million euros but by the end of this month it could stop flying with the AB code it has used so far, although Niki and the airline regional airline LG Walter will continue flying. p>
Air Berlin, which will cease operating all long-haul flights from October 15, declared itself insolvent after ceasing to receive support a financial partner of Etihad Airways, its majority shareholder, and began negotiating the sale of part of the company, especially with Lufthansa.