Colombian Regulator Blocks Avianca-Viva Air Merger

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The planned merger between Colombian carriers Avianca and Viva Air has been rejected by the country’s civil aviation authority Aerocivil, which said Nov. 8 that the tie-up would damage competition and create a monopoly on 16 domestic routes. Aerocivil said it found that the integration of the two...

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