Spain emerges as top dog in BA deal

Spain emerges as top dog in BA deal

There are 2 comments on the This Is Money story from Nov 14, 2009, titled Spain emerges as top dog in BA deal. In it, This Is Money reports that:

Spain looks set to gain the upper hand in the merger of British Airways and Iberia despite the fact that the UK carrier has ended the 16 months of negotiations with a 55% share of the new holding company.

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Since: May 08

Santee CA

#1 Nov 14, 2009
America West gave up name to US Air but stayed out west. BA giving up to Iberia for tax purposes. That is a shocker, these are countries. The business side says tax deals, bye. The English side is amazed you'd let Spain take care of it. Time to fix this somehow

Since: Sep 08

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#2 Nov 15, 2009
Prost wrote:
America West gave up name to US Air but stayed out west. BA giving up to Iberia for tax purposes. That is a shocker, these are countries. The business side says tax deals, bye. The English side is amazed you'd let Spain take care of it. Time to fix this somehow
Let's hope it's not Arpey to the rescue...

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