Virgin Atlantic Airways A340-600. By Rob Finlayson Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS) will appeal the European Commission’s (EC) decision to allow British Airways’ (BA) parent International Airlines Group (IAG) to take over debt-racked British Midland International (bmi) (ATW Daily News, April 2). In a weekend statement, VS said it “believes the deal will cause serious competitive damage at [London] Heathrow (LHR), placing British Airways in a position of total market ...

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