Singapore Airlines joined China Eastern Airlines in suspending trading of its shares Tuesday (ATWOnline, May 23), saying it "is in an advanced stage of discussions for a potential investment," thereby deepening widespread speculation that it is on the verge of acquiring a 25% stake in CEA. According to some Hong Kong press reports, negotiations already have closed and CEA is set to make an announcement by Friday, although its officials continue to say publicly that a deal has not been ...

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