Airline industry

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Fresh wave of strikes to hit transport and other services across UK
Industrial action expected on buses and trains with airports and Post Office threatened with more disruption

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @1:18 PM

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US travel chaos unlikely to improve as Fourth of July looms, experts say
Over the Memorial Day and Juneteenth holiday weekends more than 3,000 flights were canceled and over 19,000 were delayed

Edward Helmore

01, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK firms tell Rishi Sunak: time running out to save UK plc from perfect storm
Chancellor urgently needs to support companies facing rising energy prices, chronic staff shortages and supply chain issues

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @11:41 AM

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David Lammy apologises for getting facts wrong about BA strike
Shadow foreign secretary says he wrongly thought staff wanted 10% pay rise, rather than reinstatement of Covid pay cut

Heather Stewart

29, Jun, 2022 @12:34 PM

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Air New Zealand to install world-first economy bunk beds on long-haul flights
By 2024, passengers will be able to book four-hour sessions in flat sleeping pods on ultra-long-haul routes

Elias Visontay

29, Jun, 2022 @1:22 AM

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Heathrow airport ordered to cut passenger charges each year until 2026
Airlines will benefit but airport warns it will result in ‘worse experience’ for travellers

Julia Kollewe

28, Jun, 2022 @7:51 AM

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Germany looks to temporary foreign workers to ease airport staff shortages
Government plans to recruit several thousand from Turkey as airline industry struggles to meet demand

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

27, Jun, 2022 @12:04 PM

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Union accuses Labour of ‘direct attack’ on airline staff by not backing their pay demand
Comments by shadow minister David Lammy aimed at showing party is fit for government provoke angry response from Unite boss

Andrew Sparrow Political correspondent

26, Jun, 2022 @8:14 PM

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Boeing 737 Max disaster casts long shadow as planemaker tries to rebuild fortunes
Planemaker’s leadership team must restore its reputation and its balance sheet amid an uncertain future for the aviation industry

Jasper Jolly in Seattle

25, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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UK gave airlines 4.4m free pollution permits in 2021, study finds
Government generosity meant industry could pollute for free, and airlines were left with 900,000 excess permits they could keep or sell

Damien Gayle

24, Jun, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Qantas to cut domestic flights as fuel prices soar
Announcement comes as passenger numbers set to surge during school holidays, and figures show airline had the highest cancellation rate last month

Elias Visontay and agencies

24, Jun, 2022 @2:01 AM

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Every aspect of travelling is chaos right now – is this the new normal? | Brigid Delaney
Be it by bus or plane, the question of whether our transport companies are still fit for purpose must be asked

Brigid Delaney

23, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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