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Germany: From seats to coffee mugs: defunct airline Air Berlin auctions entire stock02:40

Germany: From seats to coffee mugs: defunct airline Air Berlin auctions entire stock

Germany, Essen
January 18, 2018 at 12:38 GMT -00:00 · Published

The now bankrupt German airline Air Berlin began to auction off its entire stock at an auction house in Essen on Monday.Interested parties can bid on items such as life jackets, food trolleys, seats, and wine glasses. The auction is in place to help recuperate some costs for outstanding bills.CEO of Dechow Auctions Jan Broker explained that the auctioning process was multi-layered and whilst there were some times that were suitable for everyone, such as the Air Berlin chocolate hearts, other items were "solely aimed at qualified personnel". For example some items are suitable for "airlines and maintenance companies". Air Berlin used to be the second largest German airline after Lufthansa, however after years of financial trouble it filed for insolvency in August 2017, and ceased all operations a few months later in October.

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The now bankrupt German airline Air Berlin began to auction off its entire stock at an auction house in Essen on Monday.Interested parties can bid on items such as life jackets, food trolleys, seats, and wine glasses. The auction is in place to help recuperate some costs for outstanding bills.CEO of Dechow Auctions Jan Broker explained that the auctioning process was multi-layered and whilst there were some times that were suitable for everyone, such as the Air Berlin chocolate hearts, other items were "solely aimed at qualified personnel". For example some items are suitable for "airlines and maintenance companies". Air Berlin used to be the second largest German airline after Lufthansa, however after years of financial trouble it filed for insolvency in August 2017, and ceased all operations a few months later in October.

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