Airlines

'Wow, pulled back wrong throttle' - captain of crashed TransAsia plane

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TAIPEI/SINGAPORE - The pilot flying a TransAsia Airways ATR mistakenly switched off the plane's only working engine seconds before it crashed in February, killing 43 people, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council (ASC) said in its latest report on Thursday.

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Britain to decide on new Heathrow runway by end of year 02 Jul 2015

LONDON - Britain will make a final decision on a 23 billion pound ($36 billion) plan for a third runway at Heathrow Airport by the end of the year, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday, setting the stage for a political battle over the issue. | Video

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Ryanair could face Danish strike action after court ruling 01 Jul 2015

COPENHAGEN - Ryanair could face strike action in Denmark after a court ruled that Copenhagen airport staff had the right to refuse to service its flights in a dispute over workers' rights.

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FTSE rebounds off 5-1/2 month lows; airlines rally 01 Jul 2015

LONDON - Britain's top equity index bounced back from five-and-a-half month lows on Wednesday, lifted by airline stocks that were boosted by lower oil prices and a recommendation for a new runway at London's Heathrow airport.

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Britain to decide on new Heathrow runway by end of year 01 Jul 2015

LONDON - Britain will make a final decision on a 23 billion pound ($36 billion) plan for a third runway at Heathrow Airport by the end of the year, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday, setting the stage for a political battle over the issue. | Video

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London Mayor Johnson comes out fighting against Heathrow proposal 01 Jul 2015

LONDON - London Mayor Boris Johnson dismissed a proposal on Wednesday to expand Heathrow Airport as undeliverable and piled pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron to reject the plan, setting the scene for a protracted political dispute.

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At least 17 injured in attack on NATO troops in Kabul 30 Jun 2015

KABUL - At least 17 people were wounded in a suicide bomb attack on NATO troops as their truck convoy passed down the main road running between Kabul's airport and the U.S. embassy, police and health ministry officials said. | Video

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Recommendation on UK airport expansion to come Wednesday 29 Jun 2015

LONDON - Britain's Heathrow and Gatwick airports will find out on Wednesday which has won the backing of a three-year independent inquiry into the decades-long battle to expand London's airport capacity.

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IAG says Aer Lingus would continue to work with long-haul rivals - source 26 Jun 2015

- Seeking to win approval for its proposed takeover of Aer Lingus , British Airways owner IAG has told EU officials the Irish carrier would maintain commercial deals with its rivals on long-haul flights via London, a source told Reuters.

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IAG offers concessions in bid for EU approval for Aer Lingus deal 25 Jun 2015

BRUSSELS - British Airways-owner IAG has offered concessions in an attempt to win European Union regulatory approval for its planned acquisition of a 25 percent stake in Ireland's Aer Lingus , the European Commission said on Thursday.