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IATA to revise 2009 industry loss forecast next week

“Our last industry forecast made in December was for a $2.5 billion loss in 2009 based on a 3% fall in passenger demand and a 5% drop in cargo. This is now looking very optimistic”

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Aer Lingus WAS behind strip-off stunt

Aer Lingus was behind naked publicity stunt

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US Airways accidentally ships human corpse to pet shop

US Airways accidentally ships corpse to pet shop

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Get naked for a free flight

Airline seeks 999 nude models to publicise new flights

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Kingfisher Airlines boss spends $1.8m on Gandhi’s sandals

Vijay Mallya spends $1.8 million on Gandhi possessions

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Stupid investment – O’Leary on Aer Lingus stake

“It was a stupid investment.” A typically frank assessment then from Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary on the airline’s acquisition of a 29% stake in Irish rival Aer Lingus, reported in the Irish Independent following a press conference in Dublin yesterday.

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Anti-Heathrow protestor gunges Peter Mandelson

Anti-Heathrow protestor attacks Peter Mandelson with green slime

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EasyJet rails against state aid to network carriers

EasyJet rails against state aid requests

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No let-up in early February traffic figures

Further signs of how tough it is right now in the premium traffic sector as British Airways today disclosed its premium traffic was down a fifth in February compared to the same month last year.

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Stark warning from BA boss

BA chief issues stark warning

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