Carolyn McCall: Flying high at easyJet

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Initially seen as an outsider, the airline’s chief executive has won over staff and investors

Icahn helps to choose new Hertz chief

John Tague takes the wheel in the midst of accounts investigation

Virgin Google Glass

The ‘smart airports’ checking in apps and beacons

Terminals are catching up with passengers’ devices

Gatwick hits back at runway critics

Airport chief responds to comments by easyJet and British Airways

Businesses in India need fiscal certainty

Selective levies have deterred overseas companies considering doing deals in India

EasyJet questions Gatwick expansion

No-frills airline reports 21.5% rise in annual profit to £581m

Monarch’s ex-owner warns of hard times

Fabio Mantegazza fears for future of travel airline business

Etihad cleared for investment in Alitalia

Brussels approves Gulf carrier’s majority stake in Italian airline

Virgin America gets IPO off the ground

Shares priced above the midpoint of range to raise $307m

Flybe to sell Finnish division for €1

Disagreement with Finnair over how to raise arm’s profits

Heathrow expansion offers greatest benefit

Davies commission says schemes cost billions more than forecast

Q&A: Airports Commission report

Costs of all three options likely to be more than bidders indicated

Comac’s C919 a twist on 1960s technology

Chinese aircraft project to use structural aluminium

China shows off its new stealth fighter

J-31 aims to break foreign ‘monopoly’ on latest jets

China accelerates passenger plane project

State-owned manufacturer aims to take on Boeing and Airbus

Virgin group: Brand it like Branson

The Virgin Galactic crash prompts questions

Long haul fuels turnround at Aer Lingus

Irish flag carrier increases profit forecast as sales rise 15%

Mitsubishi and Li Ka-shing in joint venture

Duo hope strong demand from low-cost carriers will pay off

Virgin Money presses ahead with IPO

Challenger bank revives plans after choppy October markets

Virgin America pushes on with IPO

US airline aims for valuation as high as $1bn in New York listing

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