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  1. February 28, 2014

    United hit by flight cancellation woes

    United Airlines dipped after the airline warned that tens of thousands of flight cancellations due to severe winter weather...

  2. February 26, 2014

    Arizona governor vetoes bill seen as anti-gay

    The Republican governor of Arizona has vetoed a controversial bill viewed as anti-gay after it triggered fierce criticism...

  1. beyondbrics

    February 19, 2014

    Guest post: possible knock-on effects of the Ukraine crisis

    By Timonthy Ash of Standard Bank With the dramatic events in Kiev and beyond, investors are asking what contagion risks are...

  2. Brussels Blog

    February 10, 2014

    Ukraine & Eastern Europe: leaked 'non-paper'

    EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, left, with Ukrainian opposition leaders in Kiev last week One of the lingering...

  3. January 28, 2014

    American Airlines swings to profit after merger

    Profits for the companies that merged last month to form the new American Airlines Group improved nearly fivefold in 2013...

  4. FT Alphaville

    January 9, 2014

    LGFV credit risk and the rate wall of China

    Have a chart from BofAML who, like many others, see financial conditions in China remaining tight as the PBoC tries to...

  5. FT Alphaville

    December 20, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, NEWS The UK current account deficit widened to £20.7 billion ($33.89 billion) in the third quarter,...

  6. December 15, 2013

    Does reading on screen beat paper?

    American Airlines completed its transition to “paperless cockpits” this year, after giving pilots iPads in place of the...

  7. December 9, 2013

    American chief pledges efficient merger

    The chief executive of the new American Airlines promised to complete the airline’s merger with US Airways quickly and...

  8. December 1, 2013

    Japan to take up spat over China air zone with US

    Japanese politicians will take up their anxieties over China’s controversial new air defence zone with US vice-president Joe...

  9. FT Alphaville

    November 27, 2013

    The Closer

    FT Alphaville wishes its US readers a happy Thanksgiving holidays. FURTHER FURTHER READING - An economist chews over...

  10. November 27, 2013

    Judge clears American-US Airways merger

    The long-running effort to merge US Airways and the bankrupt parent of American Airlines looks close to success after a...

  11. November 15, 2013

    Resurgent Quindell raises £200m

    Investors have ploughed £200m into Quindell Portfolio at a near-record price, just months after the insurance claims...

  12. November 14, 2013

    Gulf carriers destabilise alliances

    The great and the good of the aviation industry gathered in Doha last month to celebrate an unusual event. With much...

  13. November 12, 2013

    Settlement unlocks US Airways-AMR $11bn deal

    US Airways expects to go ahead with its $11bn merger with American Airlines’ bankrupt parent company as early as next month,...

  14. FT Alphaville

    November 8, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan takes a look at hedge-fund performance as we approach year-end… and has some...

  15. October 25, 2013

    Halloween is a holiday not a political opportunity

    When the US celebrates Halloween next Thursday, many of its preadolescent trick-or-treaters, decked out as clowns or...

  16. October 11, 2013

    Boeing gains advantage from shutdown

    The government shutdown has unexpectedly handed one side an advantage in the world’s most intense commercial aviation...

  17. September 23, 2013

    Delta and Virgin joint venture plans approved

    US regulators on Monday approved plans for a joint venture on transatlantic routes between Delta Air Lines and Virgin...

  18. August 29, 2013

    Brazil fines American Airlines and Alitalia over cartel claims

    Brazil’s antitrust regulator is fining American Airlines, Italy’s Alitalia and two Brazilian companies over an alleged air...

  19. August 23, 2013

    What’s bugging America?

    Earlier this week, while travelling on an American Airlines flight to Miami, I spotted a curious page in the in-flight...

  20. August 19, 2013

    M&A fails: pass the aspirin

    Doing deals these days seems hardly worth the headache (or the attorneys’ fees). Merger and acquisition volume has still not...

  21. August 18, 2013

    Chief of Virgin Atlantic fuels profit hopes in joint venture

    The new chief executive of Virgin Atlantic Airways has expressed a “high” level of confidence that the UK airline can return...

  22. August 16, 2013

    Week in Review, August 17

    A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Tim...

  23. August 14, 2013

    Criticism of DoJ decision to block US Airways/AMR merger

    The US Department of Justice’s decision to try to block the merger of US Airways and AMR Corporation was “very wrong” and...

  24. August 14, 2013

    US airlines are ‘hyper-competitive’, trade group insists

    The airline industry remains “hyper-competitive” and airfares are a bargain, the US industry’s main trade body said a day...

  25. August 14, 2013

    Apple briefly breaks back above $500

    Tech stalwart Apple briefly broke back through the $500-a-share level on renewed hopes of a share buyback, while US indices...

  26. August 14, 2013

    US Airways / American Airlines

    Three cheers for the US air carriers. Ironically, the Department of Justice’s lawsuit to block the merger between US Airways...

  27. FT Alphaville

    August 13, 2013

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - North American energy scene keeps getting more interesting. - The aging of America, animated. -...

  28. August 13, 2013

    Department of Justice takes wind from under airlines’ wings

    As they negotiated their complex merger plan last year, Doug Parker and Tom Horton, the chief executives respectively of US...

  29. August 13, 2013

    Yum Brands hit by poor Chinese sales

    US markets continued a slow downward trend as Yum Brands fell on new sales data that showed its Chinese business continued...

  30. August 13, 2013

    DoJ sues to block US Airways-AMR merger

    Plans to create the world’s largest airline by sales hit a potentially fatal complication on Tuesday when the US’s...

  31. August 11, 2013

    Big air alliances rule out move from Heathrow

    The world’s biggest airlines have ruled out moving from Heathrow to another UK airport, bolstering the chances of a highly...

  32. August 6, 2013

    S&P downgrades Swiss lender over US tax investigation

    One of Switzerland’s cantonal banks caught up in a US probe into alleged tax evasion has been downgraded by the rating...

  33. July 18, 2013

    World Trade Center developer loses bid to sue airlines over 9/11

    The property developer behind New York’s World Trade Center will not be entitled to seek a $3.5bn payout from airlines whose...

  34. June 27, 2013

    Drugs groups face credit rating threat as population ages

    Credit ratings of the world’s largest pharmaceutical groups are set to suffer as governments try to control the cost of...

  35. June 24, 2013

    Delta secures Virgin Atlantic stake

    Delta Air Lines finalised its purchase of a 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic as the two carriers unveiled a code-share...

  36. June 16, 2013

    Consolidation: Concentration of carriers puts collapse on Europe agenda

    For investors in US airlines, a near-decade of consolidation is starting to bring tangible benefits. Last month, Delta Air...

  37. June 10, 2013

    American executives out in US Airways merger

    Nearly all of the senior executives of American Airlines are due to leave the company following its forthcoming merger with...

  38. June 10, 2013

    S&P lifts outlook on US credit rating

    Standard & Poor’s on Monday lifted the long-term rating outlook on the US to stable from negative, citing receding fiscal...

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