Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

IN SHORT

AUA eyes Slovak Airline shares

THE AUSTRIAN Airlines Group (AUA) is interested in buying the remaining shares in Slovakia's national air carrier, Slovenské aerolínie (SA), the SITA news agency reported.

"Since we already control a 62 percent of SA we are very interested in acquiring the remaining 34 percent," Johannes Davoras of AUA's corporate communications section said. "We want to further stabilize SA and make it a well-established airline company with good know-how," he said.

The Economy Ministry initiated the privatization of Slovenské aerolínie in July by inviting investors to declare interest in company shares. Without revealing their identities, Economy Ministry spokesperson Maroš Havran told SITA that two companies have expressed preliminary interest.

The Transport Ministry would like the whole buyer selection process completed by the end of this year.

Top stories

Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.

I have met dozens of people possessed by Satan, exorcist claims

An exorcist can help a believer to escape their problems but not to solve them, psychiatrist Hunčík says.

Priest and exorcist Ľuboš Václavek consecrates the office of Erika Jurinová (OĽaNO).

End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index

Higher work surcharges will push Slovakia down.