UPS to hire up to 95,000 temp workers

Delivery service aims to avoid repeat of holiday gift chaos

Air France strikes cause major disruption

Industrial action focused on Transavia low-cost unit

Concern rises over Europe’s growth rate

Businesses show signs of risk aversion by hoarding cash

Air France pilots set to strike over pay

Union demands equality for workers at subsidiary Transavia France

May to relax UK transit visa regime

Move branded insufficient by air industry seeking Chinese trade

Sheikh Ahmed propels Dubai’s aviation hub

Emirates chairman set to expand Dubai airport into a mega-hub

Superyacht spats in rougher legal waters

Public battles surge in wake of financial crisis

Air France raises stakes in pilot dispute

Chief threatens to halt new projects if strike not called off

German cabbies carry out Uber sting

App driver hired solely to have injunction served on him

Russia threatens car and clothing imports

Warning comes as EU diplomats agree to expand sanctions

Air France-KLM: lacking thrust

The airline has a new strategy, but is it a good one?

Uber leaves Lyft behind in US drive

A flight path worth taking for air safety

Air safety is undermined by secrecy

Dubai aims to cement super-hub status

Plans for $32bn airport reflect region’s soaring ambitions

MH17 was hit by ‘high energy objects’

First official report stops short of concluding airliner was shot down

San Miguel sells Philippine Airlines stake

Conglomerate returns $1bn holding back to flag carrier

Ikea chief welcomes improved sales growth

Swedish furniture retailer still aims for 10%-a-year target

Hertz shares rise as chief departs

Mark Frissora replaced with ‘turnround specialist’

Ryanair in $11bn deal for 200-seat 737s

O’Leary persuades group to expand jet beyond 189 seats

Creaking transport threatens German growth

Reduced infrastructure spending puts economy at risk

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