Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes received permission to complete its acquisition of VRG (formerly Varig) "with no restrictions" from the Brazilian Administrative Board for Economic Defense, the final agency from which it needed to gain approval for the transaction. It appears that the two carriers will continue to operate separately, but Gol President and CEO Constantino de Oliveira Jr. said the ruling "will allow us to consolidate our investments and improve synergies between the airlines' ...

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