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Heathrow’s Terminals 1, 2 and 4 upgraded as part of £1.5bn investment package

International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty disclosed on Wednesday that it has been selected by Heathrow Airport Limited to carry out infrastructure works valued at up to GBP180m through the ‘Delivery Integrator Framework Lot 1′. According to Balfour Beatty, the ‘Delivery […]

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Aer Lingus

Competition Commission calls for Ryanair to reduce shareholding in Aer Lingus to 5%

The Competition Commission (CC), the UK Independent watchdog on mergers, markets and the regulated industries, announced on Wednesday that it has advised

Ryanair aircraft

Ireland’s Ryaniar seeks EU-based buyers for Aer Lingus stake

Irish airline Ryanair Holdings Plc (LON:RYA) said today it will unconditionally sell its entire 29% interest in smaller rival Aer Lingus Group Plc (LON:AERL) to any other European

US Airways

US Airways shareholders support merger with American Airlines

US Airways Group Inc (NYSE:LCC) said its shareholders had cleared the planned combination with American Airlines Inc's parent AMR Corp (PINK:AAMRQ). The two US airlines agreed in February to

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EC gives GE the green light to acquire aviation unit of Italiy’s Avio

The European Commission (EC) today said it had conditionally approved the planned USD4.3bn (EUR3.3bn) takeover of the aviation business of Italy's Avio SpA by US conglomerate General Electric

US Airways

US Justice Department investigates planned merger of US Airways and American Airlines

The US Justice Department is taking sworn testimony in the form of depositions under an investigation into the planned USD11bn (EUR8.4bn) tie-up between

British Airways

Spanish lender Bankia sells British Airways stake for €697m

Spanish lender Bankia SA (MCE:BKIA) has shed its 12.09% in UK-based International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (LON:IAG), or IAG, at a price per share of GBP2.56 (USD3.93/EUR3.01), the

Virgin Atlantic

Delta Air Lines completes 49% investment in Virgin Atlantic and announces new codeshare agreement

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) a US based airline with a global network, announced today that it has acquired a 49% stake in UK long haul airline Virgin


Easyjet to expand fleet with acquisition of 35 Current Generation A320 Aircraft from Airbus

UK-based budget airline easyJet plc announced today at the Paris Air Show that it has entered into an agreement with Airbus to purchase 35 new aircraft, following a

Ljubljana Slovenia at night

Slovenia to privatise 15 companies to avoid EU bailout

Slovenia's government plans to dispose of 15 state-owned companies, including its second largest bank Nova KBM, largest telecommunications group Telekom Slovenia, flag carrier Adria Airways and Ljubljana Airport,

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