Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Aviation Group and German holiday giant TUI are in discussions to create a European leisure airline group, which is expected to operate 58 aircraft on point-to-point services to key tourist markets. In a statement released Oct. 5, the partners detailed plans to combine the leisure operations of airberlin group and German carrier TUIfly into a new airline group, serving destinations from Austria, Germany and Switzerland. A source close to the deal told ATW the new ...

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