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Air Berlin CEO throws in the towel amid growing losses – Joachim Hunold tenders resignation

Sunday, August 21st, 2011
Air Berlin

After having held the position for nearly 20 years, Joachim Hunold CEO of Air Berlin, the 3rd largest low-cost carrier in Europe, will step aside amid growing losses.
Air Berlin has since announced that it, along with other German carriers, was suffering from a new German air travel tax along with higher fuel costs and found these for competitive reasons difficult to […] Continue Reading…

Deutsche Bahn faces domestic competition from European Rival SNCF

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Deutsche Bahn – known in Germany simply as Die Bahn or DB – the state-owned German national rail company is preparing itself for competition  with its largest European rival the also French state-owned counterpart, the SNCF.
This comes after recent reports, from amongst others, Die Welt newspaper,  that SNCF was intending to compete directly with DB on several city-pairs routes within Germany itself. […] Continue Reading…