Virgin looking lonely after BMI sale

February 2012
Airline Business;Feb2012, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p14
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the implications of the proposed merger deal between International Airlines Group (IAG) and BMI for British carrier Virgin Atlantic. In December 2011, Virgin boss Richard Branson expressed his opposition to the deal. RBS analyst Andrew Lobbenberg speculates on the subdued response of Virgin to the deal. It notes that Virgin's codeshares will also be affected by the proposed acquisition of BMI by IAG.


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