Former Air Berlin’s subsidiary Niki has ended all flight operations immediately after filing for insolvency.
Today, Lufthansa has abandoned plans to buy the Austria-based airline, due to pressure from EU competition regulators. Niki filed for insolvency shortly after this was announced.
#HG2601 from Tenerife South to Vienna Airport was the last ever Niki flight, it has arrived at 23:13 local time.
ALERT #HG2601 from Tenerife south to Vienna – the last ever Niki flight – is landing in half an hour. Niki (former Air Berlin subsidiary) is ending all flight operations this night. Track: https://t.co/6KDWUvmh9s pic.twitter.com/26CA0S6T7y
— AIRLIVE (@airlivenet) December 13, 2017
Niki was owned by Air Berlin Group, until Air Berlin, the second largest German airline, suspended operations in October this year.
The Austrian airline was flying to holiday destinations from airports in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Around 1000 jobs are now at risk.