In the middle of May came the announcement that Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics would be flying again. For an airline that had barely taken off before Thomas Cook crashed, a lifeline was being thrown by a German investment group, Panaf Holding, while Air Berlin veteran and one-time president of the Fomento del Turismo (Majorca Tourist Board), Álvaro Middelmann, was named as the chairman of the board.
A strange time to start an airline
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