Selling ‘The World’s Favourite Airline’: British Airways’ privatisation and the motives behind it

@article{Cozmuta2021SellingW,
  title={Selling ‘The World’s Favourite Airline’: British Airways’ privatisation and the motives behind it},
  author={Adrian Cozmuta},
  journal={Business History},
  year={2021},
  pages={1-20}
}
This article investigates the motives behind one of the earliest airline privatisations in history, that of British Airways. The British Airways privatisation experience highlights the dynamic char... 

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