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Sunday, March 16, 2008

Committee of British MPs call for BAA break-up

An influential committee of politicians has joined a group of airlines in demanding the break-up of British airport operator BAA, arguing its dominance in London and Scotland has stifled competition.

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Tuesday, March 04, 2008

American Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Glasgow airport

An American Airlines plane flying from London to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Glasgow on Monday after a warning light incorrectly indicated there might be a fire in the hold, a spokesman said.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Aviation: Airlines must fly more full planes

The aviation industry yesterday reacted angrily to the UK Chancellor's plan to replace air passenger duty (APD) with a per-plane "green" tax .

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Saturday, October 06, 2007

Singapore says reaches Open Skies air pact with UK

Singapore said on Wednesday it had reached an open skies agreement with the United Kingdom to remove restrictions on air services run by carriers of both countries. (page not found)

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Saturday, September 29, 2007

Airlines Cruise to Northern Ireland

After years of sectarian violence, Northern Ireland has shaken off its troubles and is selling itself as a major growth story, helped by recent political stability and the lowest unemployment rate in the U.K.

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Monday, July 23, 2007

£40 Green charge looms for flights after airlines 'fail over carbon footprints'

Passengers should pay a "green tax" on airfares to combat the damage to the environment caused by increased flying, an influential Westminster committee said last night.

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UK removes Iran airline's licence

The UK has suspended Iranian airline Mahan Air's operating permit on safety grounds, the Department for Transport (DfT) has said.

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Monday, June 18, 2007

Israel joins the city break set

Thomsonfly is set to launch the first budget carrier flights linking the UK with Israel.

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Tuesday, April 03, 2007

New low cost airline from Wales

A new UK based lost cost airline is scheduled to be launched later in 2007. Flyforbeans will be based at Cardiff International airport and will fly to European destinations.

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Friday, November 03, 2006

BA in headlong retreat from UK airports

British Airways has sold its regional carrier BA Connect to low cost rival Flybe, cutting its services from Birmingham, Bristol, Inverness, Belfast, Southampton and Isle of Man airports. (page not found)

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