Air France-KLM, BA and Iberia lower. Virgin Atlantic merger target
British Airways fell 2% as the cabin-crew union stated it would commence polling members next week on taking further strike action in their dispute. Meanwhile, merger partner Iberia fell 2.2% as it signed an agreement with it cabin-crew union that will be valid until 2012.
Elsewhere, Lufthansa shed 2.5% and Turkish dropped 2.7%.
Delta interested in Virgin Atlantic
Meanwhile, Virgin Atlantic has confirmed it has received a "number of lines of enquiry" about possible partnerships or mergers with rival airlines, according to a Sky News report. Delta Air Lines is among the interested carriers and the US carrier may have appointed an adviser according to the report.
Europe selected airlines daily share price movements (% change): 15-Dec-2010