14-Sep-2009 12:29 PM

Branson to testify to US Congress against BA/AA antitrust request

Virgin Atlantic Chairman, Sir Richard Branson, confirmed his intention to appear before the US Congress to testify against the anti-trust immunity application by British Airways, American Airlines and oneworld partners, arguing it would create an effective merger between the carriers and a “monster monopoly” on the North Atlantic (Express, 13-Sep-2009).