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    1. May 3, 2016

      Lufthansa hit by first-quarter loss

      Shares in Lufthansa fell 6 per cent on Tuesday after the German airline group dialled back on its growth plans because...

    2. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      IAG swings to Q1 profit, but warns of Brussels impact

      International Consolidated Airlines Group has glided past forecasts yet again in the first quarter, swinging to profit...

    3. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Qatar Airways bumps up stake in BA owner

      Qatar Airways is deepening its relationship with International Consolidated Airlines (IAG), parent of British Airways...

    4. April 17, 2016

      Passenger jet landing at Heathrow feared struck by drone

      A British Airways flight was struck by what is believed to be a drone as it came in to land at Heathrow airport on...

    5. March 24, 2016

      Walsh swoops for airline shares

      High-profile airline boss Willie Walsh must have faith in a renewed rally for International Consolidated Airlines Group...

    6. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      British Airways veteran Keith Williams flies into John Lewis role

      Keith Williams, one of the UK’s best known aviation bosses, who is stepping down as executive chairman of British...

    7. March 20, 2016

      Craig Kreeger, Virgin Atlantic CEO, talks the long haul

      The clock is ticking on one of the aviation industry’s most colourful wagers. In 2012, Willie Walsh, chief executive of...

    8. March 9, 2016

      Shortage of trained pilots could keep jets on the ground

      By September, Chris Audlin will be a step closer to the job of his dreams. For four years, the 25-year-old has been...

    9. February 29, 2016

      Nasa fuels dream for supersonic airliner

      Nasa on Monday sought to breathe new life into the aerospace dream that refuses to die when it handed Lockheed Martin...

    10. February 26, 2016

      Low fuel costs lift profits at British Airways owner IAG

      International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways, reported a 65 per cent jump in annual profits after a...

    11. Fast FT

      February 25, 2016

      Ontario Teachers group wins race for London airport

      The race to buy London City, the airport beloved by corporate executives, has been won by a consortium that includes...

    12. February 2, 2016

      British Airways threatens to pull passenger jets at London City airport

      British Airways is threatening to pull most of its aircraft out of London City airport if the hub’s new owner raised...

    13. February 1, 2016

      Ryanair plans largest ever share buyback

      Ryanair plans to return €800m to investors through its largest ever share buyback, highlighting how Europe’s leading...

    14. January 22, 2016

      Postcard from . . . Heathrow

      “Ladies and gentlemen, we seem to be experiencing some problems with the aircraft undercarriage. Please listen very...

    15. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      IAG creates joint business with LATAM Airlines

      International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus, is spreading its wings once...

    16. January 12, 2016

      Ryanair and easyJet eye work with rivals

      European passengers flying long-haul to the US or further afield could soon find themselves travelling part of the way...

    17. Fast FT

      December 17, 2015

      Ted Baker snaps up HQ building for £58m

      Ted Baker is putting down roots. The UK fashion retailer has splashed out £58.25m to buy the building it currently...

    18. December 16, 2015

      EU court overturns €790m air cargo cartel fines

      The EU’s second highest court has overturned €790m in penalties against 11 airlines — including British Airways and Air...

    19. December 16, 2015

      Elegant Hotels group looks to expand

      Elegant Hotels, the Aim-listed owner of five high-end hotels in Barbados, says it will start making acquisitions after...

    20. December 11, 2015

      Cost brings UK airport debate down to earth

      Gatwick may have a new spring in its step over the postponement of the airport decision for environmental studies. But...

    21. December 9, 2015

      Virgin Atlantic lands Europe’s first bond tied to airport slots

      Virgin Atlantic has become the first European airline to raise money by using its take-off and landing slots at...

    22. December 2, 2015

      Terror attacks on tourism hit poor countries the hardest

      Killings at a Tunisian museum and on a beach. The downing of a Russian aircraft flying home from Sharm el-Sheikh. And,...

    23. November 17, 2015

      British Airways and Lufthansa carbon emissions in spotlight

      British Airways and Lufthansa have been identified as among the least fuel-efficient airlines flying on transatlantic...

    24. November 6, 2015

      Veteran British Airways chief executive Keith Williams to retire

      Keith Williams is to step down as the head of British Airways, it was announced on Friday, as parent group IAG raised...

    25. October 30, 2015

      International Airlines Group raises guidance after profits jump

      International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways, raised its 2015 profit forecast after posting a 40 per cent...

    26. FT Alphaville

      October 30, 2015

      Opening Quote: Citizens Financial helps RBS

      Jonathan Guthrie, the FT’s City Editor, notes how Citizens Financial has helped RBS, while BG’s earnings have cheered...

    27. October 29, 2015

      British Airways owner to pay dividend

      International Airlines Group is to make the first dividend payment in its four-year history — in a sign that the...

    28. October 20, 2015

      Air France struggles to make big cost cuts

      There are not that many senior management jobs in Europe where one could reasonably ask for hostile environment...

    29. October 19, 2015

      Airlines reach for WiFi in the sky

      Forget champagne, fully flat beds and onboard showers. For airlines’ business travellers, the must-have facility these...

    30. October 15, 2015

      Drone completes first UK flight alongside commercial aircraft

      Drones could soon be flying alongside commercial aircraft in the skies above Britain after UK civil air traffic...

    31. September 15, 2015

      Find income opportunities where you least expect them

      Whether you’re a soon-to-be pensioner in search of an income or an equity income fund manager, you’ll understand the...

    32. September 13, 2015

      Feedback: carry-on luggage and the BA Las Vegas plane evacuation

      Andrew Hill last week examined how some air passengers refuse to leave carry-on luggage behind when evacuating planes,...

    33. September 9, 2015

      BA to help accident investigators after Las Vegas jet fire

      British Airways is preparing to assist US accident investigators following an apparent engine failure that caused a jet...

    34. September 9, 2015

      When bags take priority over people

      “Move quickly to the closest usable exit, taking nothing with you.” Yet here again are images of passengers trundling...

    35. September 9, 2015

      172 flee from BA jet in Las Vegas fire

      LAS VEGAS — An engine on a London-bound British Airways jet caught fire on Tuesday while the plane was preparing to...

    36. September 7, 2015

      Lufthansa: fighting on all fronts

      Hier wird gestreikt! Lufthansa’s pilots will walk out again this week, grounding many of the group’s long-haul flights....

    37. August 30, 2015

      British Airways in landmark pensions case

      British Airways is preparing for a High Court clash with one of its pension fund’s trustees over increases in payments...

    38. August 30, 2015

      Airlines invest in DIY to improve passenger services

      The days of being stuck waiting in a long queue to drop off your suitcase at the airport could soon disappear as...

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