Virgin's Asian aspirations to be boosted by SIA exit?
Virgin Atlantic founder, Sir Richard Branson, has confirmed
he would consider buying back a 49% stake in the trans-Atlantic airline from
Singapore Airlines (SIA), if the price is “fair”. SIA is reportedly
considering selling the stake it acquired 7 years ago for GBP600 million, as
it pursues other options, including China Eastern Airlines. [441 words]