BMI denies BA takeover bid

March 2007
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;3/30/2007, Issue 2760, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that BMI British Midland Airways has denied claims that it is up for sale after there were rumors of a bid from British Airways. A spokesman of the company has stated the open-skies deal with the United States made the airline very attractive because it is Heathrow's second-largest slot-holder. Any takeover bid by British Airways would be subject to severe scrutiny from the competition regulators. The article offers additional information about BMI.


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