21-Jan-2011 1:38 PM

Emirates and NIKI to cooperate: reports

Emirates and NIKI, in which airberlin has a 49.9% stake, are reportedly in talks for a cooperation agreement, according to NIKI CEO Otmar Lenz (Austrian Press Agency/Gulf News, 21-Jan-2011). An agreement would provide Emirates with a regional partner to handle passengers arriving in Vienna from Dubai. The agreement, which would not be a codeshare, would reportedly commence in summer 2011.