Adria Airways: German companies compete to acquire the troubled airline

A Teutonic influence over the Slovenian aviation industry heralded by the 2014 Fraport takeover of Ljubljana's Brnik aerodrome could see a further German incursion into the country's flight sector, with news breaking confirming binding interest in flag carrier Adria Airways from three Germany-based investment vehicles.Whilst calls for expressions of interest failed to factor in Adria's…

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Adria Airways: no panacea in sight

Despite the tangible interest expressed in Slovenian flag-carrier Adria Airways there is little inside confidence that any of the bidders hail from the aviation sector, potentially leaving the airline at the mercy of hedge funds and businesses whose ethoses are predicated on restructuring distressed assets, a process that usually results in redundancies and the purchased…