British Airways (BA) acquired six daily take-off and landing slots at London Heathrow from British Midland Airlines (bmi), increasing its slot holding at the airport to 44%. BA parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) said in a short statement, “The slots will be used by British Airways from late October 2011 with the airline looking to expand both its long-haul and short-haul network at the airport.” It did not disclose the price of the purchase. BA reconfirmed its ...

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