Air France KLM is seeking full control of Amsterdam-based Martinair and has begun lobbying the European Commission to obtain clearance for a 100% holding, according to widespread reports from the Netherlands. Martinair is owned jointly by KLM and Danish shipping group Moeller-Maersk. KLM initially launched a bid in 1998 but was rebuffed by the EC, which also imposed a fine equal to €40,000 ($53,474) on the Dutch flag carrier for supplying incorrect and misleading information regarding ...

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