In a desperate bid to gets its A$11.1 billion ($9.29 billion) buyout of Qantas off the ground, Airline Partners Australia announced over the weekend that the May 4 deadline will not be extended while repeating its warning that share prices will fall if its bid fails. APA needs 70% acceptance but is languishing at just 27% (ATWOnline, April 23). "APA is aware that an overwhelming majority of small and large Qantas shareholders support the offer. Now is the time for those supportive ...

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