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  1. September 28, 2007

    Strategic review call to reinvigorate 'virtual airline' debate

    FL Group's call for a strategic review at American Airlines will reinvigorate the debate over the "virtual airline", once...

  2. August 22, 2007

    Delta Air Lines to name new chief

    Delta Air Lines is expected to name Richard Anderson, a former head of rival Northwest Airlines, as its new chief...

  1. July 11, 2007

    From manager to visionary

    Craig Donohue has finally laid to rest the sniping that he could not do a deal, reports Doug Cameron. A corporate lawyer by...

  2. July 9, 2007

    Diary and slideshow: 787 Dreamliner launch

    Boeing may have built the world’s most advanced passenger jet, but its careful planning didn’t extend to providing extra...

  3. June 28, 2007

    Monsanto lifted by surge in corn planting

    By Doug Cameron in Omaha Monsanto on Thursday signalled a profound shift in the production profile of US farmers, suggesting...

  4. June 10, 2007

    Text of Jim McNerney interview

    Jim McNerney has been Boeing’s chairman and chief executive officer since July 2005. He was formerly chairman and CEO of 3M,...

  5. June 7, 2007

    CBOT warning on merger proposal

    The Chicago Board of Trade intensified its efforts to win backing for its proposed merger with the Chicago Mercantile...

  6. April 25, 2007

    JetBlue cuts growth estimates

    JetBlue added its weight to concerns about softening demand and overcapacity in the domestic US airline industry, cutting...

  7. April 17, 2007

    Corn exchange Plan to make biodiesel from animal fat

    Tyson, the world's largest protein producer, yesterday announced plans to produce biodiesel from animal fats in partnership...

  8. April 11, 2007

    Home truths DR Horton's sales tumble 37 per cent

    DR Horton, the biggest US homebuilder by sales, yesterday provided further evidence that the market has yet to hit bottom...

  9. April 7, 2007

    Global Aero to buy World Airways

    MatlinPatterson, the private equity group, has agreed to buy World Airways in a $315m deal which will combine the two...

  10. February 7, 2007

    Cargill announces Staley's successor

    Cargill said Gregory Page will take over as president and chief executive of the world's largest agricultural group by...

  11. January 18, 2007

    Virgin America offers up chief

    Virgin America offered to replace its chief executive to counter regulatory concerns that the start-up carrier failed to...

  12. January 18, 2007

    BOEING MUST NOW DELIVER ITS ORDER BOOK

    When Jim McNerney, Boeing's chairman and chief executive, announced a "witch hunt" last October of production problems...

  13. January 13, 2007

    Northwest asks for more time to file

    Northwest Airlines, the fifth-largest US carrier, yesterday asked for more time to file its bankruptcy reorganisation plan...

  14. December 14, 2006

    AIRTRAN CASTS AN AMBITIOUS EYE AT ITS LARGER COMPETITORS

    AirTran, the US low-cost airline, believes it can help facilitate some of the proposed deals between larger rivals, writes...

  15. December 5, 2006

    Gold Kist agrees to Pilgrim's offer

    Texas-based Pilgrim's Pride on yesterday won its four-month battle to create the world's largest poultry producer when...

  16. December 4, 2006

    Montreal Exchange plans listing

    The Montreal Exchange has announced plans for a stockmarket listing next year, bowing to pressure from some shareholders...

  17. December 4, 2006

    Regulators seek CME information

    The Chicago Mercantile Exchange said US regulators had asked for additional information on its planned $8bn acquisition of...

  18. November 21, 2006

    BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION CANNOT ALWAYS ENSURE A HEALTHY FUTURE

    Only a handful of US airlines have successfully emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a process which claimed...

  19. October 31, 2006

    Avion sells airline to buy-out group

    Avion, the Icelandic investment group, yesterday sold its UK charter airline and part of its aircraft trading business to a...

  20. October 31, 2006

    Pilgrim's Pride to extend $1bn bid

    Pilgrim's Pride yesterday said it had secured just a third of the shares in Gold Kist and would extend its hostile $1bn...

  21. October 16, 2006

    Very light jets: Cessna and Eclipse pave way in aviation goldrush

    It was a close race, but old aviation heavyweight Cessna fought off the new lightweight entrant. Cessna’s Citation Mustang...

  22. October 16, 2006

    US infrastructure: Battle lines drawn for American skies

    Gerard Arpey risked alienating his best customers when the American Airlines chief told a gathering of Chicago’s business...

  23. September 29, 2006

    Chicago lacks sporting success? That's Bull!

    From Ms Amy Cooper. Sir, Thank you for your recent special report on the US Midwest (September 26). As residents of Chicago...

  24. September 26, 2006

    Career Education splits top jobs

    Career Education, theUS campus and online education provider beset by regulatory probes, is splitting its chairman and...

  25. September 25, 2006

    Chicago exchanges: Introspection succeeded by internationalism

    Chicago’s derivative exchanges provide a clear example of the interplay of the fortunes of the local economy, its industrial...

  26. September 15, 2006

    'GLOBAL BREADBOX' IS KEY TO GROWTH

    The recovery of agricultural production in Ukraine and Russia has provided a key area of growth for Bunge and its larger US...

  27. September 7, 2006

    Six years' jail for I llinois ex-governor

    George Ryan, the former governor of Illinois, was yesterday sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison following his April...

  28. August 26, 2006

    Ruling staves off Northwest strike

    Northwest Airlines was yesterday granted a temporary injunction barring its cabin crew from taking industrial action, just...

  29. August 12, 2006

    Air Canada heads for IPO

    The parent of Air Canada announced plans for an initial public offering of the country's flag carrier later this year,...

  30. July 13, 2006

    Virgin America gets regulatory boost

    Virgin America received a boost in its bid to start domestic airline services by the end of the year when regulators set an...

  31. July 8, 2006

    Senators query Boeing settlement

    Lawmakers have raised concerns over the tax treatment of Boeing's $615m potential settlement with the US government, which...

  32. July 8, 2006

    Poor flat-screen sales hit 3M profits

    Sluggish sales of flat-screen televisions ahead of the World Cup and a global oversupply of desktop computer monitors led...

  33. July 6, 2006

    Occidental's $306m Ecuador charge

    Occidental Petroleum yesterday said it would take a $306m charge following the seizure of its operations in Ecuador in May,...

  34. June 28, 2006

    Chicago Board Options Exchange sets ball rolling for market listing

    The Chicago Board Options Exchange is on track to make a filing with securities regulators next month that could see it...

  35. June 22, 2006

    JET BACKS OUT OF MERGER WITH AIR SAHARA

    A potential first ever merger between two leading Indian airlines has been grounded after one of the carriers backed out of...

  36. June 13, 2006

    SOARING SALARIES HIT HIRING PLANS

    Wage inflation in China's financial and professional services sector has climbed to 17 per cent and pushed local employers...

  37. June 2, 2006

    FINANCIAL UNIT SALE 'STILL A POSSIBILITY'

    Man Group is still considering the sale of its entire Man Financial unit, even though business at the units acquired from...

  38. May 30, 2006

    FUTURES EXCHANGES' ROLE UNDER REVIEW

    US regulators are reviewing their oversight of futures contracts offered by foreign-based exchange operators in a move that...

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