“Hard day” poses question for US in space

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Two fatal rocket crashes may bring demise of small space companies

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Virgin Galactic ship suffers fatal crash

Company says ‘serious anomaly’ resulted in loss of SpaceShipTwo

Back-up shipping navigation aid goes live

System counters threat of failures in satellite networks

IAG chief dismisses extra Gatwick runway

Fear that landing fees levied on airlines will rise significantly

IAG raises 2014 profit target

British Airways’ parent benefits from rivals’ problems

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Greater Manchester to get new powers

‘Metro mayor’ and more say on schools and housing in package

Lufthansa and Linde temper expectations

Airline cutting operating profit forecast as revenue growth slows

Stagecoach to expand Megabus in Europe

Group will spend £20m on buying new vehicles

Heathrow core profits rise 12%

UK’s largest airport claims growing support for expansion

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Transport planners look to the horizon

A look at some of the schemes intended to transform travel in a capital braced for a population boom

Air France-KLM to accelerate cost cuts

Strike-hit airline to limit investment as profits fall by 60 per cent

NY bike scheme expands under new boss

Jay Walder to run group which spans US, Canada and Australia

Ecommerce squeeze hits logistics groups

Industry says it is being hit by unrealistically low rates

London mayor’s fears without Crossrail 2

Capital will ‘seize up’ if £20bn line is not built

China lines up merger of top trainmakers

Combining CNR and CSR aimed at winning more overseas contracts

HS2 hailed ‘catalyst’ for northern growth

Project’s chairman gives boost to calls for HS3 and super-city

Sainsbury’s to open Netto-branded stores

Fifteen discount stores will open next month in north of England

Businesses choose sides in airport battle

Growth at Heathrow or Gatwick will affect companies over wide area

Monarch Group sale saves 2,500 jobs

Travel company put in hands of Turnround specialist Greybull

O’Leary lands five-year deal at Ryanair

Outspoken chief reassures investors he will stay in medium term

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