26-May-2010 12:24 PM

Virgin Atlantic open to merger if American Airlines/British Airways union approved

Virgin Atlantic stated a merger with another carrier is an option if the merger between British Airways and American Airlines receives regulatory approval (Reuters, 25-May-2010). 

Virgin Atlantic: "If it becomes impossible for us to remain an independent airline and survive, we may come to a situation where we have to consolidate,” Sir Richard Branson, President. Source: The Australian, 26-May-2010.