Hogan has since left the Gulf company, which last month also announced that it was exiting another so-called Equity Alliance partner with the sale of a stake in Swiss regional carrier Darwin to Slovenia's Adria Airways.
The carrier says it has been notified by shareholder Etihad Airways "that it no longer intends to provide Air Berlin with financial support". Etihad's then-chief James Hogan said at the time that his company wasn't prepared to carry on in investing without the support of all stakeholders.
Travelers holding onto airberlin tickets should not worry though, as the German government is providing the airline with a 150 million euro ($177 million) loan to keep the airline afloat while it heads into the bankruptcy process.
"Negotiations between Air Berlin and Lufthansa and another airline about the acquisition of business units are far advanced so that over the next weeks a decision can be finalised by Lufthansa and a further airline", the ministry says.
The company's operating loss had more than doubled previous year to 667 million euros ($787 million) due to various write-offs and restructuring charges as it belatedly tried to save itself. Etihad had bought into a number of European airlines in recent years, not least because it hoped they would drive long-haul traffic to its hub in Abu Dhabi and also support its efforts to break into the US market.
Air Berlin, Germany's second-largest airline, filed for insolvency proceedings after it ran into operational and financial difficulties following years of losses.
Air Berlin is the second largest airline in Germany, but has struggled financially for years.
Following the bankruptcy announcement, Lufthansa said it was "supporting the restructuring efforts of the airline jointly with the German government" and that its leased aircraft would continue operating as before.
The German government, like Italy's before it with Alitalia, is now helping to find a solution to protect jobs.
German carrier Air Berlin's aircrafts at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, September 29, 2016.
Ryanair airline recently complained to the Bundeskartellampt about a deal under which Lufthansa subsidiaries Eurowings and Austrian airlines hired Air Berlin craft and crew to fly routes for them.
Trump's promises to be tougher than previous presidents on trade, his administration has proceeded with high levels of caution. Trump is expected to return to Washington from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. on Monday to sign the memo.
Kenya's election commission said its process was fair and worldwide observers praised its handling of the election. The opposition called the vote a "charade" and said that going to court to challenge it was not an option.
Patel said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was concerned about the incident and assured all cooperation to UP in health sector. The hospital has reported that most of the deaths from a lack of oxygen occurred in its neonatal and encephalitis wards.
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He would like to have played more than one series. "That's what (coach Bruce Arians) said last night at the team meeting. Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio was unaware of Lynch sitting during the national anthem , but accepted his decision.
Bolt took the unusual step of racing the relay heats, something usually reserved for the more unheralded members of the squad. Sir Mo Farah admitted his quest for double World Championship gold will be tough as he looks for the fairytale farewell.
Spurs, despite an indifferent week, should head to Newcastle with confidence after beating Juventus 2-0 last Saturday. And yet Spurs seem willing to keep faith with the French worldwide , having reportedly turned down offers for him.
The Bell 407 helicopter was assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation in Charlottesville. Cullen graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in May 1994 as a member of the 90th Basic Session.
Asked if Coutinho had let down his team mates with his request, Klopp said: "I am not part of the discussion with the group". Silva said they expected a good reaction from their oponents and felt like they played with the same intensity as them.
The Iranian parliament has approved a bill to counter "terrorist and adventurous actions" of the United States in the region. Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said the bill passed on Sunday had the support of the government.
Death toll from flood, landslide climbs to 49
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Trump Records Robocall for AL Senate Candidate Luther Strange
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Alli inspires Spurs win against 10-man Newcastle
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Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions
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Rally Cat: Feline on field sets up Cardinals' grand slam
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Edris ends Farah's invincibility in final race
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