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Korean Air, Asiana deal subject to merger review in 14 countries, Korean Air says

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 31 Mar 2021 04:40
  • 31 Mar 2021 20:05
The acquisition by South Korea’s largest airline Korean Air of its smaller rival Asiana Airlines faces merger reviews in 14 countries, of which nine would require mandatory reviews and five would be subject to voluntary notification, Korean Air CEO Woo Ki-hong said today.
The deal has been filed for mandatory

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul

Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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