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Delta Wins EU Approval to Buy 49% Virgin Atlantic Stake

June 20, 2013

Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL:US) won European Union approval to buy a 49 percent stake in Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. to boost its share of the lucrative trans-Atlantic travel market, according to an e-mailed statement from EU regulators today.

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