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Korean Air's takeover of Asiana Airlines likely to be approved with conditions in South Korea

Korean Air’s proposed takeover of rival Asiana Airlines will most likely be approved, but with both structural and behavioral remedies to alleviate competition concerns raised by the tie-up, according to South Korea’s antitrust regulator.

During a background briefing with a small group of reporters today, the Korea Fair Trade Commission released

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Jenny Lee


Jenny joined MLex’s Seoul bureau in 2021 as a correspondent focusing on competition law and data privacy and security. Jenny received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s renowned Medill School of Journalism and worked for a number of news organizations in the US, including the Associated Press Television News, McClatchy and Voice of America, where she worked for almost three years in Washington DC. She returned to her native South Korea in 2019 as a reporter for Wired Korea.

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