Ryanair launches ‘business class’ service

Low-cost carrier targets corporate travel market

American pulls Orbitz fares in fee row

The airline has halted sales, with US Airways to follow suit

Stagecoach sales hurt by London traffic

Bus revenue in capital rises 8.7%, below analysts’ expectations

First class downgraded in China’s austerity era

Luxury cabin renamed business class to win back government officials

China buys 82 Boeing jets for $8.8bn

Half of aircraft for booming Asian air travel market

Lufthansa faces fresh strike threat

Airline keen to negotiate with pilots’ union

Generic pictures of airplanes including the A380 and Boeing 747 queuing at Heathrow Airport to go with Colin Mathews, CEO of Heathrow Airport I/V.
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Environmental groups build runway case

Pollution concerns to play large role in decision

Rail fares, a third payroll tax

The current system serves taxpayers and passengers poorly

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Gates bar access to King's Cross underground station, which was closed to commuters before 7am due to industrial action, on April 29, 2014 in London, England. At 9pm last night members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union commenced a 48 hour strike on the London Underground over plans to close all ticket offices with the loss of nearly 1000 jobs. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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Tube strike hits London commuters

Central Line and Waterloo and City services affected

Rail subsidies fall 40% in five years

Train operators’ payments to government have also risen

Ryanair pursues Cyprus Airways takeover

Irish airline is one of 20 interested in the lossmaking carrier

Icahn signals a move on Hertz

Shares fall after cut to earnings expectations

NOL weighs sale of logistics arm

Singaporean container shipping group grapples with overcapacity

Hertz: pain for gain

Car rental group’s problems are never-ending, but optimism endures

Uber hires Obama campaign mastermind

David Plouffe to join driver-hailing service as lobbyist

Rail franchise shortlists released

FirstGroup and Stagecoach well placed to succeed

Maersk: containment strategy

Shipping group reports messy results but management has important new ideas

AirAsia has ‘no interest’ in Skymark

Maersk targets $1bn share buyback

Robust profits highlight recovery in volumes and cost cuts

Digital revamp is just the ticket

Big airlines must fly beyond legacy GDS technology


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