End-March for EU Ruling on BMI Deal?

End-March for EU Ruling on BMI Deal?

The earliest date for an EU ruling on IAG’s proposed acquisition of British Midland International from Lufthansa has now been confirmed as 30th March. BMI has always based its working assumptions on this deadline and IAG has confirmed that it is “continuing to talk to the EU”.


IAG has said that it remains confident that it will receive regulatory approval for the deal and BMI is still aiming to receive regulatory approval by the end of the first quarter.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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