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The Nation Newspaper | Wilcox moving on after conquering Virgin territory

The Nation Newspaper | Wilcox moving on after conquering Virgin territory:Virgin Atlantic's regional manager on the recent merger between Caribbean Star and LIAT "'I think the LIAT/Caribbean Star merger makes a lot of sense and I think that it will prove to be a positive decision for the region, although I know there have been concerns.
'Caribbean Airlines, hard to say. I think it's a time of a lot of consolidation and I think that everybody recognises how important aviation is to the region – intra-regional as well as outside of the region – airlift is absolutely key for business, for tourism; it's essential.' "

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