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Flottau, Jens
May 2012
Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/21/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 18, p31
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The article reports on the takeover of British Midland International (BMI) airline company by International Airlines Group (IAG), owner of British Airways (BA). It says the primary benefit of the acquisition for British Airways is that it will gain control of BMI's slots at Heathrow Airport in London, England. Also mentioned is IAG's plan to close the low-fare division of BMI, BMIbaby.


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