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Comment: Korean Air merger with rival Asiana is likely to face tough antitrust review

By Jenny Lee and Wooyoung Lee
  • 23 Mar 2021 23:12
  • 01 Apr 2021 23:46
When Korean Air announced its plan to purchase smaller rival Asiana Airlines in November, the merger was seen as a sliver of hope for the country's aviation industry, which was struggling under the declines in passenger travel brought about by the global pandemic.

Merging the two airlines would bring a fundamental change to the

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