Emirates, the world’s biggest airline by international passenger traffic, is seeking to raise about $2 billion from four loans to fund the purchase of planes, according to two people familiar with the matter.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel began her speech to the British Parliament by telling her audience that she’d come to disappoint them. As she made her opening remarks -- in English -- lawmakers applauded anyway.
London’s Heathrow airport extended its lead as Europe’s busiest hub last year after welcoming larger aircraft, as Paris, Frankfurt and Amsterdam saw their positions challenged by rapid growth at Istanbul Ataturk.
Unibail-Rodamco SE, Europe’s largest publicly traded property owner, said 2013 recurring profit rose by about 11 percent as the French company generated more rental income by building or expanding shopping centers.