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    1. October 20, 2014

      Airports sue RAF Northolt over expansion into commercial flights

      Two UK business jet airports are suing RAF Northolt after the military airport expanded into civilian flights to raise cash...

    2. October 16, 2014

      Ferrovial and Macquarie take over 3 UK airports

      Ferrovial of Spain and Macquarie of Australia have joined forces to take over Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton airports in...

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    1. October 16, 2014

      Record trading profits at travel stores behind WH Smith advance

      Shares in WH Smith rose by nearly 3 per cent on Thursday after the stationer and newsagent posted a 9 per cent rise in...

    2. October 14, 2014

      ANA sees London losing out to Frankfurt without new runway

      London will lose out to Frankfurt if politicians do not back a new runway at Heathrow, the chief executive of Asia’s largest...

    3. October 12, 2014

      UK should expect ‘handful’ of Ebola cases

      The UK will probably be hit by Ebola, according to the country’s chief medical officer, who has warned the country to expect...

    4. October 10, 2014

      David Cameron defends U-turn on Ebola screening

      David Cameron has assured Britons that he is taking “all the steps” necessary to prevent the Ebola virus spreading to the...

    5. October 9, 2014

      Heathrow and Gatwick airports add medical checks for Ebola

      Enhanced screening for Ebola is to be introduced at London’s two main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, and the Eurostar rail...

    6. October 7, 2014

      Clegg defeated on airport proposals

      Nick Clegg suffered what could turn out to be a significant defeat at the Liberal Democrat conference on Tuesday, as his...

    7. October 6, 2014

      Doubt cast over need for UK air travel hub

      Britain does not need a hub airport and Heathrow should not be allowed to build another runway, the boss of the country’s...

    8. October 6, 2014

      Clegg hopes to shift party’s stance on airport growth

      Nick Clegg hopes to persuade his reluctant party on Tuesday to abandon its opposition to new airport capacity in the London...

    9. October 5, 2014

      UK regional airports join forces as Blackpool fights for survival

      After years of losses, Blackpool airport has only days to find a buyer if it is not to join the growing numbers of the UK’s...

    10. September 29, 2014

      The threat to London as an airport hub

      Britain faces a tough decision. More people are flying and airports are edging towards capacity. The UK needs extra runway...

    11. September 21, 2014

      Greybull in talks to take control of Monarch

      An investment fund is in line to buy Monarch as the UK travel group looks to ditch its past as a charter airline to focus on...

    12. September 12, 2014

      Theresa May to relax UK transit visa regime

      Theresa May is to relax the UK’s transit visa regime to encourage more air passengers – particularly from China – to travel...

    13. September 12, 2014

      Sheikh Ahmed: the man who put Dubai on the global aviation map

      In 1985 Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum, a Denver University graduate, was selected to start up Dubai’s Emirates Airline...

    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. September 8, 2014

      Dubai unveils $32bn plan for aviation mega-hub in desert

      Dubai on Monday unveiled plans to invest $32bn in a desert project to create what should be one of the world’s largest...

    16. September 5, 2014

      Bear market for gilts the next big move

      The last time the FTSE 100 index was at this level, St Tony was in Number 10, boring old stocks like Unilever and Diageo...

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      September 4, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * France halts delivery of warship to Russia | Move comes as Putin lays out plan for Ukraine ceasefire,...

    18. September 2, 2014

      Business groups call for decision on new airport runway

      By eliminating “Boris Island” from his list of possible contenders for UK airport expansion, Sir Howard Davies has created...

    19. September 2, 2014

      Lib Dems oppose UK airport expansion

      Business hopes for a new runway at Heathrow will be dealt a blow when the Liberal Democrats announce on Wednesday that they...

    20. September 2, 2014

      Johnson refuses to accept ‘Boris Island’ defeat

      Boris Johnson has refused to accept defeat following the rejection of his ambitious proposal for a new British airport in...

    21. September 1, 2014

      ‘Boris Island’ airport plan to be sunk by aviation commission

      Boris Johnson’s ambitious proposal for a major new British airport in the Thames estuary to replace Heathrow will be buried...

    22. September 1, 2014

      Boost for Heathrow as CBI states case for hub

      The CBI employers’ lobby has handed Heathrow a boost in its effort to expand, saying it is essential Britain has a single...

    23. August 29, 2014

      Underwhelmed response for Ryanair’s business-lite

      Persuading business passengers to swap champagne and complimentary nibbles for scratch cards and arrival klaxons may be a...

    24. August 27, 2014

      Orbitz: travel sick

      The internet was supposed to deliver more diverse, open, and competitive capitalism. This turned out to more than...

    25. August 24, 2014

      Environmental groups build case against runway in southeast England

      As campaigners at the Grow Heathrow community garden in Sipson village vowed to continue to fight after avoiding eviction...

    26. August 15, 2014

      Heathrow airport expansion protesters vow to fight on

      Campaigners against airport expansion occupying a community garden close to Heathrow have won a reprieve after bailiffs...

    27. August 5, 2014

      Funding doubts cast shadow on £15bn push for northern revival

      A £15bn plan by five of Britain’s northern cities to bury longstanding rivalries and forge an economic revival with new road...

    28. August 5, 2014

      Passenger jet makes emergency landing at Manchester

      Fighter jets were scrambled and Manchester airport was closed after a Qatar Airways passenger jet had to make an emergency...

    29. July 25, 2014

      Heathrow records growth and looks for more via a third runway

      Heathrow experienced a modest increase in passenger numbers in the first six months of 2014 that helped it record a slightly...

    30. July 24, 2014

      Gatwick adds £256m spending pledge to proposal for second runway

      Gatwick airport on Thursday sought to win over local people to its plan for a second runway by offering £256m towards jet...

    31. July 22, 2014

      US railways: Back on track

      The rail yard is busy at Lamberts Point Coal terminal. Coal cars squeal as they roll down a slope towards a pair of vast...

    32. July 16, 2014

      Drones and homes replace runways in ‘Heathrow City’ plans

      Futuristic ‘Heathrow City’ visions unveiled Architects have unveiled their futuristic visions of what Heathrow could look...

    33. July 15, 2014

      UK space industry poised for lift-off

      Space tourism and the continued rapid growth of Britain’s space industry will provide a £1bn annual boost to the economy,...

    34. July 15, 2014

      MAG says Stansted growth outperforms expectations

      London’s Stansted airport is growing by 10 per cent after heavy investment, its new owner Manchester Airports Group (MAG)...

    35. July 9, 2014

      UK widens security measures at airports

      In a widening of UK airport security measures, all travellers are now required to prove that their electronic devices work...

    36. July 8, 2014

      Further setback for ‘Boris island’

      Boris Johnson’s proposal to build an airport in the Thames estuary has received a setback after research showed its...

    37. 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...

    38. 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....

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