Spanair confirmed yesterday that Spanish tour operator Marsans has made a full bid for the airline, whose pending sale was announced by SAS Group this week (ATWOnline, June 14). Outgoing SAS Executive VP Gunnar Reitan told reporters that Marsans' offer was "not exclusive" but that no other bids have been received. Marsans head Gonzalo Pascual said his company was bidding on its own, according to AFX News, adding that Spanair will not merge with either Air Comet or ...

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