Adria Airways set to welcome additional CRJ700-class jet to its fleet

A twelve year old Bombardier CRJ700-class aircraft formerly operated by Lufthansa is over the next few weeks due to enter service with Slovenian flag carrier Adria Airways. Joining a similar jet in Adria's fleet acquired in March that predominantly operates out of their hub in the Polish city of Lodz, the plane is currently in…

Adria Airways: a January sale of the Slovenian flag carrier?

The protracted sale process of Slovenian flag carrier Adria Airways appears to be entering its denouement, following reports that a meeting scheduled for 19th January 2016 called to discuss and vote on a recapitalisation package, rumoured to total €8 million and designed to see the ailing airline through the notoriously lean winter season, will decide…

Adria Airways Tehnika: employees unhappy at perceived unequal treatment during bidding process

The acquisition of Adria Airways Tehnika(AAT) by Warsaw-based aircraft maintenance specialists Linetech Holding(LH) has been roundly condemned by AAT's workforce, who, having formed a standalone company predicated on forcing through an employee buyout are dismayed that they weren't given ample opportunity to raise their initial bid, in response to what ultimately proved to be the…

Adria Airways Tehnika and Paloma: respective privatisation processes completed

The ongoing privatisation process of fifteen state-owned companies has this last week seen the emergence of a strong Polish presence in Slovenia, with Paloma tissue products and Adria Airways Tehnika(AAT), two of the publically-held enterprises that have proved easier for the government to offload, passing into the hands of companies registered in Poland.Paloma's acquisition has…

Adria Airways Tehnika staff join race to purchase the aircraft maintenance outfit

The likelihood of Slovenian flag-carrier Adria Airways and its former aircraft maintenance arm Adria Airways Tehnika(AAT) being acquired by the same purchaser has receded, following news of a bid to seize outright control of AAT by its 150-strong workforce.In stark contrast to the ailing airline Adria Airways Tehnika are an attractive prospect offering potential bidders…

Adria Airways: will cutting of Slovenian red tape speed up the airline’s sale?

Seen as potential bellwethers for Slovenia becoming a more attractive country for foreign investment and acquisitions, the denationalization of flag-carrier Adria Airways and its former aircraft maintenance subsidiary Adria Airways Tehnika(AAT) are pivotal in justifying the governmental faith shown in the privatisation of fifteen state-owned enterprises, a process to effectively shrink the state and tighten…

Adria Airways: and then there were eleven?

With a fleet of twelve aircraft at its disposal this summer, Adria Airways has maintained a commitment to its existing route schedule and furthermore added services from Lodz and the eastern Slovenian city of Maribor. At first sight the evidence therefore points to a relatively healthy airline, indeed, passenger uptake has increased, heavily contributing to…