Dr. Ashley Steel, KPMG’s global head of transport comments on IAG’s agreement to buy Lufthansa-owned BMI: “IAG’s agreement in principle to buy Lufthansa-owned BMI is excellent news for UK business and the economy.”
“Converting BMI’s short haul European slots to much needed Asian and Latin American routes will be a boost to business travellers and to British Airways which has been slot constrained at Heathrow given Government’s restrictions on runway growth.”
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