International Airlines Group (IAG) announced (06-Sep-2012) plans to close bmibaby on 09-Sep-2012 which will result in the loss of 450 jobs. The closure follows IAG being unable to find a buyer for the LCC. [more – original PR]
IAG to close bmibaby on 09-Sep-2012; 450 job losses
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