LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Travel group Thomas Cook
is likely to buy seats on the Austrian airline Niki after it was
bought back by its founder Niki Lauda, a company spokesman said
"As a holiday company we are likely to buy seat capacity for
our customers from Laudamotion, as we did with Niki and Air
Berlin in the past," a spokesman for Thomas Cook said, referring
to a company controlled by Lauda.
"In addition, Laudamotion has asked us for operational
support services to enable Niki's flight operations to restart
as quickly as possible. We are prepared to start such
(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Kate Holton)
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