Takata shares surge on KKR buyout talk

US group among bidders for troubled Japanese car parts maker

Low fuel costs boost profits at Wizz Air

UK-listed Hungarian carrier promises to match rivals’ fare cuts

Adonis role in Crossrail 2 worries north

Fears that northern high-speed link might lose out to London

Royal Mail avoids new price controls

Shares rise as investors welcome Ofcom report

Volkswagen invests $300m in taxi app Gett

Carmaker backs Israeli start-up as Toyota follows suit with Uber

UK Mail profits fall after move to new hub

Teething problems at postal operator’s hub dent full-year figures

TriFan 600 concept

Buzz around next-level business jets lures investors

Entrepreneurs seek novel ways to finance blue-sky projects

Jet and yacht
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Corporate jets — the ultimate perk

It can be argued that it does not make economic sense for chief executives to waste time at airports

Ryanair expects EgyptAir crash to hit fares

Low-cost airline grapples with terrorist fears and pricing pressure

Nicolas Petrovic, CEO of Eurostar, photographed at St. Pancras train station, London.
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Eurostar’s journey across cultures

CEO Petrovic is in charge of running cross-Channel trains

VietJet signs $11bn Boeing order

Budget airline targets expanding domestic and regional markets

Addison Lee drivers plan Mayfair protest

Pay rates and contract changes at centre of dispute with private equity owners

Indoor satnav offers beacon of hope

Pointr seems to have really cracked indoor direction finding

Data suggest fire onboard EgyptAir flight

Seven messages received over period of three minutes appear at odds with idea of sudden break-up

Wreckage found in hunt for EgyptAir jet

Debris from Airbus discovered in eastern Mediterranean, says airline

Uber hits the road with self-driving car

Taxi-booking group races to compete with Alphabet, Tesla and GM

Container shipping lines mired in crisis

Companies led by Maersk face freight rates at record lows

Royal Mail posts profit fall

Postal operator faces tough competition in parcels from rivals such as Amazon

Social entrepreneurs give lift to state

A new ecosystem for public problem-solving is emerging

LaGuardia secures $2.5bn via muni bonds

Marquee municipal bond offer draws more than 150 investors

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