Ex Formula 1 champ sells his remaining stake of Laudamotion to Ryanair


Austrian based airline, Laudamotion set up by former Formula 1 world champion, Nike Lauda, has been snapped up by budget airline Ryanair.

Tuesday, Laudamotion said that Ryanair completed the purchase of 100% of the remaining shares in December, no financial details have been released.

Andreas Gruber, chief executive of Laudamotion told Austrian Press Agency, at Vienna Airport Lauda will still provide “input” despite having sold his stake.

The Austrian airline will recruit more pilots and cabin crew as it expands it fleet, to include opening new routes.