Air Nostrum, CityJet sign joint venture to create new European airlines group

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MADRID (Reuters) - Air Nostrum and Ireland's CityJet on Tuesday signed an accord to create a new joint holding which they said would form the largest short-haul airline group in Europe.

The creation of the holding, which would have a joint fleet of almost 100 planes, is subject to regulatory approval, Air Nostrum said in statement on its website.

(Reporting by Robert Hetz; Writing by Paul Day)

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