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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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2008 losses could reach $8b as fuel strikes again

IATA is now indicating industry-wide global losses for the year could reach up to $8 billion for 2008,

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Ryanair to cash in on web adverts

Ryanair to allow paid adverts on its website

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T5 debacle damages BA’s brand

BA brand suffers due to T5 opening

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A guest blog on Stanford

If you didn’t know the name Sir Allen Stanford a week ago, you certainly do now…

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VIDEO: Branson’s take on social media

Virgin Atlantic president Sir Richard Branson has flagged the importance of social media channels, such as Facebook, during a media briefing in Hong Kong. The stop, en route to Sydney, forms part of Branson’s ‘around the world in eight days’ journey. The trip is aims to promote Virgin’s new global connectivity, with the launch of Virgin […]

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