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January 16, 2013

Angela Merkel Named Aviation Week Person Of The Year For Blocking EADS-BAE Merger

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Aviation Week names Merkel 2012 Person of the Year (via AFP)

The US magazine Aviation Week & Space Technology has named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its 2012 person of the year for scuppering a major tie-up between the aerospace groups EADS and BAE Systems. The specialised publication described Merkel on Monday as “Europe’s most powerful leader” and noted…