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Budget airline pioneer Stelios to take on big banks with easyMoney

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Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the founder of budget airline easyJet , is launching an individual savings account (ISA) product in Britain under a new easyMoney brand, aiming to win business by offering better interest rates than banks.

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IAG, RBS drops send FTSE 100 to a weekly loss 23 Feb 2018

LONDON The UK's top share index dipped on Friday after bank RBS and airline operator IAG tumbled following their results, sending the FTSE 100 to a slight weekly loss.

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British Airways parent IAG confident on outlook but fourth quarter disappoints 23 Feb 2018

LONDON British Airways owner IAG expressed confidence about 2018 on Friday and pledged more cash for shareholders but a fall in fourth-quarter profit sent its shares lower. | Video

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Stobart considering bid for airline Flybe 22 Feb 2018

LONDON British infrastructure and support services firm Stobart Group is considering bidding as part of a consortium to acquire struggling regional carrier Flybe .

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Britain's Stobart considering bid for airline Flybe 22 Feb 2018

LONDON British infrastructure and support services firm Stobart Group is considering bidding as part of a consortium to acquire struggling regional carrier Flybe .

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Heathrow and Stansted push for airports expansion to face down European rivals 22 Feb 2018

LONDON Britain's biggest airport Heathrow pressed the government to give the go-ahead to a new runway before the summer on Thursday while rival Stansted said it also wanted to expand as London's airports position themselves for more competition after Brexit.

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Indonesian woman accused of Kim Jong Nam's murder was 'paid to fly to Macau', his home in exile 22 Feb 2018

KUALA LUMPUR A woman accused of poisoning the North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, at a Malaysian airport had been paid to fly to Macau, Kim's home at the time, just days before the killing took place, her lawyer told a court on Thursday.

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UK should demand cost pledge for new runway - airline bosses 20 Feb 2018

LONDON British lawmakers should force Heathrow to promise not to raise passenger charges before they give the airport the green light to build a new runway, airline bosses said on Tuesday.

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Qatar says may switch part of A350 order to biggest model 20 Feb 2018

TOULOUSE, France Airbus got a boost for its largest twin-engined jet on Tuesday when Qatar Airways said it was considering upgrading some of its A350 orders to the largest model as it took delivery of the first such plane.

Meridiana aims to grow passenger numbers, fleet fourfold under new owners 19 Feb 2018

MILAN Italian airline Meridiana will make Milan's Malpensa airport its new hub, rename the carrier 'Air Italy' and aims to grow its fleet and passenger numbers fourfold by 2022 in a bid to become the country's national carrier, executives said on Monday.