Air Berlin CEO Joachim Hunold told ATW the carrier has rebounded "slower than expected" from April's volcanic ash-related airspace closures in Europe, which cost it "about €40 million" ($50.6 million) in lost revenue and forced the cancellation of "3,625 flights, resulting in a loss of 600,000 seats affecting 400,000 passengers," he said. Hunold noted that the carrier is considering joining with other airlines for a possible legal action but would not ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Air Berlin CEO: Rebound from April airspace closures 'slower than expected'" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.