Airline industry

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British Airways and Virgin to fly daily from UK to China again
Services to Shanghai to restart after Covid quarantine restrictions lifted, with BA also resuming Beijing route

Julia Kollewe

02, Feb, 2023 @5:24 PM

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Heathrow airport boss quits after turbulent year
CEO John Holland-Kaye to resign after nine years at helm amid public souring of ties with airlines

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

02, Feb, 2023 @4:51 PM

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Australia’s airlines and airports urged to improve treatment of travellers with disabilities
Disability royal commissioner writes to company bosses after hearing of people dropped on the floor and discrimination against assistance dogs

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

02, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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UK strike calendar – service stoppages planned for February and March
All the dates for strikes and stoppages across health, transport and education networks

Joe Middleton, Mabel Banfield-Nwachi , Anna Leach, Garry Blight and Casper Hughes

02, Feb, 2023 @11:23 AM

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Germany on brink of recession as economy shrinks; central banks may raise interest rates to 15-year highs this week – as it happened
German GDP shrank by 0.2% in Q4 2022, worse than expected, as investors anticipate borrowing costs to be hiked again this week

Graeme Wearden

30, Jan, 2023 @4:29 PM

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Ryanair reports bumper profits amid pent-up demand
Airline says customers are keen to book Easter and summer flights as people want to escape ‘bad news’

Kalyeena Makortoff

30, Jan, 2023 @9:18 AM

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What are your consumer rights if you booked a flight with Flybe?
With the airline in administration, all scheduled have been cancelled leaving many travellers grounded

Kevin Rawlinson

28, Jan, 2023 @2:15 PM

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Rolls-Royce is a ‘burning platform’ that must transform, says new CEO
‘We underperform every key competitor out there,’ staff are told in global address by Tufan Erginbilgic

Mark Sweney

27, Jan, 2023 @11:57 AM

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Flying shame: the scandalous rise of private jets
Last week, Rishi Sunak flew from London to Blackpool – his third private jet trip in 10 days. He’s far from the only one using air travel for short journeys. Just how much damage is this doing?

Emine Saner

26, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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EasyJet reports record bookings despite cost of living crisis
January boom means airline expects to beat market expectations for profits this year

Joanna Partridge

25, Jan, 2023 @9:14 AM

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Federal government to intervene in transport union’s high court fight against Qantas
Tony Burke to be represented in case as airline seeks to overturn November decision which found it illegally outsourced ground staff jobs

Paul Karp

24, Jan, 2023 @1:58 PM

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‘Ritual humiliations’: African music stars struggle to get visas to Europe
A Kenyan DJ’s post of being denied transit through Amsterdam has put the spotlight on airlines’ alleged racist policies

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

21, Jan, 2023 @2:34 PM

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