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  1. October 22, 2013

    Buoyant Delta earnings leap by a third

    Shares in Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s two big legacy airlines by sales, climbed more than 4 per cent after it announced...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. October 24, 2012

    Delta and US Airways underscore recovery

    Net income at Delta Air Lines, the world’s largest operator by revenues, nearly doubled year-on-year in the third quarter,...

  3. November 21, 2011

    No UK opt-out on airport body scanners

    Passengers will lose their right to fly if they refuse to pass through contentious body scanners at airports, the government...

  4. September 9, 2011

    Challenges mount for Bostock

    Three years after leading his company through an ill-starred romance with Microsoft, Yahoo non-executive chairman Roy...

  5. November 3, 2010

    Walsh picks out five rivals ‘in play’

    The head of British Airways has identified five European carriers that are likely to come up for sale in the next few years...

  6. June 3, 2010

    Rothschild to bolster US presence

    Rothschild, the investment bank, is bolstering its senior management in the US as the banking dynasty moves to take...

  7. May 28, 2010

    Airlines try to get merger off the ground

    When Jeff Smisek and Glenn Tilton, the chief executives of Continental Airlines and United Airlines, testified before the...

  8. May 2, 2010

    United and Continental announce merger

    UAL, the parent of United Airlines, and Continental Airlines announced on Monday a merger of the two US carriers, a move...

  9. May 2, 2010

    Airline merger

    The US government has an abusive relationship with its airlines. They are loved enough that foreign buyers must keep out,...

  10. March 1, 2010

    Aerospace: A longer range

    There are all sorts of ways to think about a map of the world. Britons of a certain age grew up in classrooms with maps...

  11. February 16, 2010

    United remains keen on consolidation

    The head of United Airlines has hinted at the benefits of renewing merger talks with Continental Airlines, saying the market...

  12. February 15, 2010

    United remains keen on consolidation

    The head of United Airlines has hinted at the benefits of renewing merger talks with Continental Airlines, saying the market...

  13. January 18, 2010

    JAL woes set to reshape alliances

    It has been nearly five years since an airline of the size and stature of JAL went bankrupt. But the expected bankruptcy on...

  14. January 7, 2010

    Intelligence experts try to defend terror threat failure

    The multi-faceted US intelligence community was on the defensive yesterday after receiving a stern rebuke from President...

  15. January 6, 2010

    US security chiefs scramble to fix system

    Passengers put their shoes back on after passing through security at Washington Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC...

  16. January 5, 2010

    Treatment of Detroit suspect divides parties

    Partisan divisions over national security have widened during the heated debate on whether the alleged would-be Detroit...

  17. January 4, 2010

    US partisan split over trial of ‘Detroit bomber’

    Partisan divisions over US national security have widened during the increasingly heated debate over whether the would-be...

  18. January 3, 2010

    Obama aide hits back over charge of being soft

    Barack Obama’s senior anti-terrorism adviser conceded that the US should have done better in identifying the threat from the...

  19. December 31, 2009

    Dutch to use body scans for US flights

    Amsterdam's Schiphol airport has made full body scanners mandatory for US-bound passengers in a decision that will put...

  20. December 30, 2009

    Senators demand halt on Guantánamo releases

    The alleged Christmas day terrorism plot has complicated plans by Barack Obama, US president, to shut the Guantánamo Bay...

  21. December 28, 2009

    Tighter checks delay flights for hours

    A ban on access to personal items in the last hour of a flight was just part of the new travel landscape passengers...

  22. December 28, 2009

    Suspect is son of former Nigerian banker

    Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the 23-year-old charged with attempting to destroy a Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas day...

  23. December 27, 2009

    Tighter checks delay flights for hours

    A ban on access to personal items in the last hour of a flight was just part of the new travel landscape that passengers...

  24. December 12, 2009

    US and Japan reach ‘open skies’ aviation pact

    WASHINGTON, Dec 11- The United States and Japan reached a landmark aviation agreement on Friday, a deal that eases barriers...

  25. November 18, 2009

    JAL

    US airlines must be suckers for punishment. Why else would Delta and American Airlines be jostling to throw money at the...

  26. November 12, 2009

    BA and Iberia prepare for landing on merger

    One of the most anticipated deals in the airline industry was finally sealed on Thursday night. But one of the larger...

  27. October 27, 2009

    JAL hopes to end reliance on bail-outs

    The rising sun that adorns every Japan Airlines tailfin seems to mock the company these days. The lossmaking former flag...

  28. September 12, 2009

    Delta Air Lines looks to secure strategic partnership with JAL

    Delta Air Lines is in discussions to take an equity stake in Japan Airlines, aiming to secure a strategic partnership...

  29. September 12, 2009

    Delta in talks to take JAL stake

    Delta Air Lines is in talks to take an equity stake in Japan Airlines, aiming to secure a strategic partnership between the...

  30. September 11, 2009

    Delta in talks for Japan Airlines stake

    Delta Air Lines is in discussions to take an equity stake in Japan Airlines, aiming to secure a strategic partnership...

  31. September 9, 2009

    Aviation: ties in the skies

    When Richard Branson called a Boeing executive in 1984 to see if he could buy a used 747 on decent terms, the entrepreneur...

  32. July 7, 2009

    Ryanair's publicity dogfight hides reality

    Ryanair has a strange obsession with comparing itself to British Airways. When it suits its purpose the Irish low-cost...

  33. July 6, 2009

    Airline publicity ‘dogfight’ hides reality

    Ryanair has a strange obsession with comparing itself with British Airways. The Irish low-cost carrier has happily adopted...

  34. May 21, 2009

    Air France-KLM signs Delta pact

    Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines yesterday signed a transatlantic joint venture which will combine almost a fifth of the...

  35. April 21, 2009

    Competition watchdogs probe airline alliances

    Competition authorities on both sides of the North Atlantic are struggling to respond to the growing efforts by some of the...

  36. April 5, 2009

    Continental waits for Star Alliance approval

    Continental Airlines is close to winning preliminary approval from US regulators to co-operate with United Airlines and its...

  37. January 28, 2009

    Delta predicts 4% drop in key measure of revenue

    Delta Air Lines yesterday delivered a revenue forecast that appeared to confirm fears that carriers will this year confront...

  38. January 28, 2009

    Delta predicts 4% drop in key measure of revenue

    Delta Air Lines yesterday delivered a revenue forecast that appeared to confirm fears that carriers will confront a slump...

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