BA 'joins talks' on BMI future

September 2009
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;9/11/2009, Issue 2880, p16
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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.


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