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  • Virgin Atlantic axes loss-making carrier Little Red

    ​Virgin Atlantic is to scrap its domestic UK short-haul operation, Little Red, in September next year after it proved unprofitable.

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  • Aer Lingus eyes other wet-lease opportunities after Little Red

    News | 25 Nov 2014 12:23 | Kerry Reals

    Virgin Atlantic may have pulled the plug on its Little Red venture but Aer Lingus chief Christoph Mueller characterises the short-lived operation as a "proof of concept" which has led to approaches from other airlines to wet-lease aircraft from the Irish carrier in a similar way.
  • American ups London-Philadelphia flights following Delta move

    News | 24 Nov 2014 15:30 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines will add a second frequency between Philadelphia International and London Heathrow airports in 2015, announcing the new service just hours after Delta Air Lines released plans to enter the market.
  • Delta to launch Philadelphia-Heathrow service

    News | 24 Nov 2014 12:03 | Graham Dunn

    ​Delta Air Lines is to launch daily flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow in April, marking its eighth US destination to the UK airport and taking on Oneworld carriers on the route.
  • Virgin Atlantic to temporarily lease out Little Red slot pair

    News | 17 Nov 2014 15:29 | Kerry Reals

    ​Virgin Atlantic plans to temporarily lease one of the London Heathrow slot pairs used by its soon-to-be defunct Little Red operation to another airline, but will use the other to operate an additional Heathrow-New York JFK frequency.
  • Europe clears Etihad's deal for Alitalia after route concessions

    News | 14 Nov 2014 18:58 | Graham Dunn

    ​European regulators have cleared Etihad's acquisition of a stake in Alitalia, after the new partners agreed to release slots to enable a new entrant to operate between Rome Fiumicino and Belgrade.
  • IAG boss spells out concerns over airport expansion costs

    News | 12 Nov 2014 08:22 | Oliver Clark

    IAG chief executive Willie Walsh says he will not be supporting any of the three shortlisted options to expand Gatwick or Heathrow because of concerns over the potential for their construction costs, and consequently airline charges, to rise.