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British Air, Qantas Merger Talks Crash

$6 billion deal won't fly after airlines disagree on key issues

(Newser) - A $6 billion merger between British Airways and Qantas Airways that would have created a global carrier failed to fly after the two sides couldn’t agree on who would control the business, reports Bloomberg. The decision frees BA to pursue talks with Spain’s Iberia. Qantas is likely to... More »

BA, American Hope 3rd Time Is the Charm

Carriers predict US antitrust approval for alliance first aired in '96

(Newser) - American Airlines and British Airways are making a third stab at a joint business agreement—and this time, reports the New York Times, the deal might actually go through. American, BA, and the Spanish carrier Iberia are applying for antitrust approval to form a global network. The CEO of American's... More »

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