Kjos, director of Norwegian Air Shuttle does not disprove the rumours by Finansavisen.
German media on the other hand speculates that the largest shareholder, Etihad will expand its stake in Air Berlin.
Air Berlin has one of the youngest fleets in Europe and 15 Dreamliner on order. The company has landing and traffic rights in the United States.
When asked directly by the Finansavisen if he can deny that Norwegian is in talks the acquisition of Air Berlin, “no comment”, says Kjos.
On the other hand, talking to Reuters, Norwegian Air Shuttle press office denied Finansavisen’s report.