Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Aviation Group and German holiday company TUI Group have ended plans to establish a new European leisure airline group. “I can confirm that negotiations on this project, which have been hold since the end of 2016, have ended,” a TUI spokesperson in Berlin confirmed to ATW. In October 2016, 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, ...

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