The auction of Varig's assets (ATWOnline, May 22) has been moved forward from July 9 to today in what JP Morgan considers "a last-ditch attempt to raise cash to avoid further aircraft confiscation." Separately, a judge presiding over the airline's US bankruptcy reorganization "extended his injunction barring seizure of company aircraft until June 13," according to Merrill Lynch. Today's auction has been opened to any and all interested parties with no pre-qualification required, JP Morgan ...

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