British Airways CEO, Willie Walsh, stated the carrier's merger with Iberia and its partnership with American Airlines will anchor its competitiveness in the global aviation industry (monitor.co.ug, 19-Jul-2010). Mr Walsh stated the airlines will enhance cost efficiencies on some long-haul routes, with the merger and collaboration to enable the carrier to be more competitive in the current environment.
British Airways sees Iberia merger, American partnership as key to competitiveness
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