Airbus looks set to block any rescue deal by All Nippon Airways (ANA) and investment banks to bail out bankrupt Japanese low-cost carrier (LCC) Skymark Airlines. The rescue deal—proposed by ANA, institutional investor Integral Corp, and a combination of the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) and the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC)—would have seen Skymark receive a JPY18 billion ($144 million) cash infusion. The plan would then have seen the carrier put up for an initial public ...

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