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Airline Privatization: Trade Sales (Part 2)

In the previous article, we discussed privatization through public share issuance, with the example being British Airways. The airline was run by the government and through the issuance of public stock, the company was privatized and put in the hands of private shareholders. Next, we’ll look at another type of privatization that airlines could go through, privatization through public share issuance and a corresponding trade sale Privatization through issuing shares alongside a trade sale is a very similar concept to…