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British Airways confirms interest in acquiring bmi

17-Sep-2009 12:24 PM

British Airways CEO, Willie Walsh, confirmed the carrier is interested in acquiring bmi and has held talks with bmi's new owner, Lufthansa (Reuters, 16-Sep-2009). The German carrier has not yet decided what it wants to do with bmi, but has confirmed it is considering a number of different options. Lufthansa has reportedly received expressions of interest in bmi from 12 different airlines.