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    1. December 18, 2014

      Walsh sets sights on Aer Lingus’ transatlantic potential

      Willie Walsh has come a long way since he joined Aer Lingus to train as a pilot at the age of 17. On Thursday, it emerged...

    2. December 18, 2014

      Aer Lingus rejects bid by BA owner IAG

      Ireland’s Aer Lingus has rejected an audacious takeover bid from its former chief executive Willie Walsh, who now runs...

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    1. December 4, 2014

      Travel stocks check in at top of FTSE 100

      A combination of the outlook for lower fuel prices and more upbeat results sent travel stocks to the top of the FTSE 100 on...

    2. December 1, 2014

      FTSE under 6,700 as energy stocks tumble

      London’s FTSE 100 was tracking the continued slide in crude prices on Monday, sending heavy fuel users to the top of its...

    3. November 28, 2014

      Why luxury air travel is taking off again

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    4. November 20, 2014

      Gatwick hits back at easyJet and BA over second runway plans

      Gatwick has hit back at easyJet and British Airways after both airlines questioned the case for the UK’s second largest...

    5. October 31, 2014

      Willie Walsh says new Gatwick runway has ‘no business case’

      Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways parent IAG, said on Friday there was “no business case” for building an...

    6. October 31, 2014

      IAG raises 2014 profit target after strong third-quarter results

      International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia, raised its full-year profit forecast on Friday after...

    7. October 31, 2014

      BA profits lift IAG to top of London index

      London’s equity markets enjoyed a boost in early trade on Friday, picking up the momentum after strong gains in Asia, with...

    8. October 17, 2014

      Rolls-Royce chief John Rishton battles growing headwinds

      For the head of a £15bn company, Rolls-Royce chief executive John Rishton has a surprisingly low profile. “He’s a finance...

    9. October 15, 2014

      Shire hit as FTSE 100 slides to 15-month low

      For a measure of Wednesday’s mood, one only has to look at IAG. The British Airways owner spiked lower by as much as 6.5 per...

    10. October 8, 2014

      Travel groups resigned to Ebola impact on investor confidence

      Airlines, hotels, tour operators and cruise businesses are resigned to a period of crisis management as investors retreat...

    11. October 8, 2014

      Ebola virus fears hit UK travel stocks

      UK travel stocks were mired at the bottom of the FTSE 100 on Wednesday, as investors continued to sell shares in the sector...

    12. October 3, 2014

      Banks and airlines lift FTSE 100

      Airlines cruised to the top of the FTSE 100 on Friday after easyJet increased its annual profit guidance, while resurgent...

    13. September 11, 2014

      Air France-KLM chief raises stakes in dispute with pilots

      The chief executive of Air France-KLM is threatening to halt the development of the Franco-Dutch airline group’s budget...

    14. September 9, 2014

      Dubai looks to cement its super-hub status with $32bn investment

      Desert destination Al Maktoum International airport stands alone in the desert, on the fringes of Dubai. Closer to the...

    15. August 8, 2014

      FTSE 100 falls to a three-month low

      There were broad losses for the FTSE 100 on Friday, taking it back to levels last seen in April, as the prospect of fresh US...

    16. August 1, 2014

      Airlines divided over crossing Iraq after MH17 crash

      A split has emerged between airlines about whether it is safe to fly over war-torn Iraq, after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17...

    17. August 1, 2014

      British Airways threatens to sever Gatwick baggage contract

      British Airways will consider terminating the contract with its baggage handler at Gatwick if there is a repeat of last...

    18. August 1, 2014

      Iberia to bolster fleet as IAG confirms profit guidance

      International Airlines Group on Friday unveiled plans to buy new long-range aircraft for Iberia, as a turnround plan...

    19. July 29, 2014

      UN body reviews rules on conflict zone flights

      The UN body that oversees the co-ordination of international aviation regulations has pledged to re-examine rules for flying...

    20. July 28, 2014

      Airline stocks help lift FTSE 100

      Airlines topped an improving FTSE 100 on Monday, as increased profit guidance from Irish low-fare carrier Ryanair helped the...

    21. July 24, 2014

      Gaza conflict: US and Europe lift bans on flights to Tel Aviv

      Flights to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport looked set to return to normal after the US and European air safety regulators...

    22. July 23, 2014

      Israel criticises airlines as US flight ban extended

      Israel has accused airlines and aviation regulators of damaging its economy after carriers stopped flying to Tel Aviv...

    23. July 23, 2014

      Q&A: Why are airlines allowed to fly over war zones?

      Why are we seeing many airlines stop flying to Israel’s Tel Aviv airport? On Tuesday at 12.15 EST, the Federal Aviation...

    24. July 22, 2014

      Flights to Israel halted after rockets land near airport

      A series of international airlines halted flights to Tel Aviv and the US airline regulator banned all flights to the city...

    25. July 13, 2014

      Budget carriers create a new map for airlines

      When two airlines started offering cut-price fares in the 1990s they fired up a process of change that is reshaping Europe’s...

    26. July 8, 2014

      Air France-KLM: extra baggage

      Alexandre de Juniac, chairman and chief executive of Air France-KLM, once wanted to be a pilot but couldn’t face the...

    27. July 8, 2014

      Airline stocks hit by Air France warning

      Airline stocks were the biggest fallers on the FTSE 100 after another profit warning from a European peer stoked concern...

    28. July 7, 2014

      Electronic gadgets must work to be allowed on flights to US

      Passengers travelling to the US will have to prove their electronic gadgets are working, and not packed with explosives, or...

    29. July 6, 2014

      Heathrow makes money out of misery

      Genius. Absolute genius. Stranded again at London’s Heathrow airport, I suddenly grasped the power of public relations....

    30. July 4, 2014

      BA passengers await bags a week after Heathrow system failure

      Thousands of British Airways passengers were still waiting to be reunited with their luggage on Friday, more than a week...

    31. July 1, 2014

      Heathrow boss expansive on hub’s third runway

      When he was a sales director at Bass Brewers, John Holland-Kaye launched the company’s unsuccessful attempt to persuade the...

    32. June 30, 2014

      Airports: how to stay grounded

      Light the blue touch paper and stand well clear. Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye proposes increasing landing charges by an...

    33. June 23, 2014

      BA hopes slow TV can make air time fly by

      Settle into the window seat, insert ear plugs and take off your shoes. Now fliers on British Airways have a new tactic to...

    34. June 22, 2014

      Oil price volatility hits European airlines

      European airline shares have fallen sharply as growing violence in Iraq marks the end of an unprecedented period of low...

    35. June 11, 2014

      IAG plummets on Lufthansa profit warning

      A profit warning from Lufthansa meant airlines led the London market lower on Wednesday, though the reaction baffled some...

    36. June 5, 2014

      BA in talks with Inmarsat to offer internet in the air

      British Airways is in advanced discussions with Inmarsat to be a launch customer for the UK-based satellite operator’s...

    37. June 2, 2014

      Top pay at FTSE 100 groups still rising despite restraint rules

      Executive pay at the UK’s biggest companies is still rising despite new rules intended to encourage pay restraint, according...

    38. May 30, 2014

      Heathrow’s Terminal 2 prepares for take-off

      Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 Heathrow’s bosses could be forgiven for crossing their fingers in the hope that next week’s...

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