Lufthansa took significant steps toward its acquisition of both bmi and Brussels Airlines yesterday, resolving a financial dispute with the former and receiving European Commission approval for the latter. LH announced an out-of-court settlement with the UK company regarding its purchase of Chairman Michael Bishop's 50%-plus-one-share stake, a transaction placed in jeopardy last month when Bishop took LH to court over the German company's demand for a recapitalization (ATWOnline, May ...

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