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Thomas Cook ramps up targets as overhaul yields profit leap

28 Nov 2013

LONDON Thomas Cook raised its revenue and cost-cutting targets in the latest stage of a profit-boosting turnaround at the world's oldest travel firm, sending its shares to a near three-year high.

Thomas Cook ramps up targets as overhaul yields profit leap

28 Nov 2013

LONDON Thomas Cook raised its revenue and cost-cutting targets in the latest stage of a profit-boosting turnaround at the world's oldest travel firm, sending its shares to a near three-year high.

EasyJet's profit leap underlines advantage over Ryanair

19 Nov 2013

LONDON British budget airline easyJet reported a sharp rise in annual profit and said it would pay a 175 million pound ($282 million) special dividend to shareholders, underlining its advantage over larger Irish rival Ryanair . | Video

BMW launches fuel-efficient, 'still cheeky', new Mini

18 Nov 2013

OXFORD BMW unveiled a more fuel efficient, third-generation version of its iconic Mini on Monday, as the world's biggest luxury carmaker looks to retain its leadership in the lucrative high-end compact car market.

BMW launches fuel-efficient, "still cheeky", new Mini

18 Nov 2013

OXFORD BMW unveiled a more fuel efficient, third-generation version of its iconic Mini on Monday, as the world's biggest luxury carmaker looks to retain its leadership in the lucrative high-end compact car market.

BMW launches fuel-efficient, 'still cheeky', new Mini

18 Nov 2013

OXFORD BMW unveiled a more fuel efficient, third-generation version of its iconic Mini on Monday, as the world's biggest luxury carmaker looks to retain its leadership in the lucrative high-end compact car market.

IAG lifts 2015 profit goal on BA growth, Iberia recovery

15 Nov 2013

LONDON International Airlines Group has raised its 2015 profit target, showing confidence in the growth of transatlantic travel and turnaround plans for its Spanish airlines, bucking the trend in a sector hit by weak European markets and high fuel prices.

IAG lifts 2015 profit goal on BA growth, Iberia recovery

15 Nov 2013

LONDON International Airlines Group has raised its 2015 profit target, showing confidence in the growth of transatlantic travel and turnaround plans for its Spanish airlines, bucking the trend in a sector hit by weak European markets and high fuel prices.

Meggitt trims growth forecast after production setbacks

01 Nov 2013

LONDON British aircraft parts supplier Meggitt lowered its full-year revenue guidance after several setbacks including production problems in the United States hit third quarter trade, sending its shares sliding on Friday.

Storm batters southern Britain, hitting flights, trains and power

28 Oct 2013

LONDON Britain's strongest storm in a decade battered southern regions on Monday, forcing hundreds of flight cancellations, cutting power lines and disrupting the travel plans of millions of commuters.

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