The European Commission (EC) has allowed easyJet to take over airberlin’s Berlin Tegel Airport base, but there are increasing concerns that airberlin subsidiary NIKI may collapse if the authority blocks its takeover by Lufthansa. The EC on Dec. 12 concluded the easyJet transaction will not adversely affect competition and therefore approved it without conditions. “Our decision enables easyJet to grow its presence at Berlin airports and start competing on new routes to the ...

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