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Talks on sale of Air Berlin planes to easyJet at risk of collapse

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Talks between the insolvent carrier Air Berlin and easyJet over the sale of up to 30 planes are at risk of falling apart, according to a report in Germany’s B.Z. newspaper.

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The report, citing unnamed Air Berlin sources, said easyJet had reduced its offer of around 50 million euros (44.82 million pounds) for the planes.

Further complicating matters, there is disagreement over landing rights in Duesseldorf and Berlin’s Tegel airport with Lufthansa, which is bidding for other parts of Air Berlin, the report said.

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