Virgin Atlantic Airways and Lufthansa confirmed discussions regarding future cooperation and the latter's impending takeover of bmi (ATWOnline, Dec. 10). "Lufthansa can confirm that it is exploring options regarding the future ownership of BMI. These options include different scenarios," the German carrier said in a statement cited by the BBC. VS confirmed in a statement cited in several press reports that it "is holding talks with Lufthansa regarding the future of bmi. These discussions ...

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