bpv Hügel advises on new airline in Austria

bpv Hügel assisted International Airlines Group in establishing the new airline business “LEVEL (Anisec)“ in Austria and in setting up a new legal structure.

Vienna, 30 July 2018. LEVEL, Anisec Luftfahrt GmbH is a Vienna-based subsidiary of the International Airlines Group (“IAG”), including among others British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus. LEVEL (Anisec) is the new low-cost carrier brand of IAG based in Austria. The carrier is operating flights from Vienna under the name LEVEL since 17 July 2018 and is offering flights to 14 major cities in Europe.

The bpv Hügel team was led by Elke Napokoj, who advised IAG on all legal aspects regarding the corporate and financial structuring, lease law, contract law, public law matters and labour law. All in all, Anisec/LEVEL employs around 200 people.

It has been an exciting project for the whole bpv Hügel team and we are happy to have been part of the establishment of this new airline. The project underlines the strength of bpv Hügel for transac-tional work combining know-how in corporate/M&A law”, states Elke Napokoj.

bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte GmbH:
Lead: Dr. Elke Napokoj, LLM. (Partner M&A/Corporate, Vienna)
Stefan Gaug, LLM. (Partner M&A/Corporate, Finance, Vienna)
Dr. Michaela Pelinka, LLM (Partner M&A/Corporate, Real Estate, Vienna)
Walter Niedermüller (Attorney at Law, Labour Law, Vienna)

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