TITLE

BA 'joins talks' on BMI future

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;9/11/2009, Issue 2880, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the acquisition of airline company BMI. Airlines interested in said acquisition includes British Airways PLC (BA) to strengthen the company's take-off and landing slots at Heathrow airport, London, England and Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd, which would gain a foothold in the middle east if BMI were acquired. Lufthansa was then forced to acquire BMI in 2009 under an agreement with BMI former chairman Sir Michael Bishop.
ACCESSION #
44564396

 

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