... Even More Branson

Richard Branson said he's in talks with up to three suitors for Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ltd. The high-flying Virgin CEO says a deal should be on paper next quarter. Branson has hired Deutsche Bank AG to assess the international carrier's options in the wake of a cross-pond alliance between British Airways and American Airlines. Branson said he's not sure yet whether an alliance would include a sell-down of his 51% stake in the company he founded in 1984.
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