Manchester Airports Group, in the running to buy London’s Stansted hub, said it will tap relationships with carriers including Emirates and Etihad Airways to expand its customer base following any purchase.
Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. appointed Craig Kreeger, a 53-year-old American, as its chief executive officer, four weeks after Delta Air Lines Inc. agreed to buy a 49 percent stake in the U.K. carrier.
British Airways Plc posted a first profit in two years as surging sales of business tickets allowed it to ramp up fares. Europe’s third-largest carrier said its outlook depends on an economic environment that remains unclear.
British Airways Plc Chief Executive Officer Willie Walsh must decide whether to stand his ground against cabin crew workers and ride out a strike that may cost the equivalent of 75 percent of projected annual profit.
Qatar Airways Ltd. is examining a potential acquisition in Europe, where it last year purchased a stake in freight operator Cargolux International SA, Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said today.
British Airways Plc Chief Executive Officer Willie Walsh may face a sixth round of walkouts by 11,000 cabin crew that threatens to cast a shadow over a merger with Spain’s Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana SA.
EasyJet Plc’s success in securing rights to link London with Moscow and Milan with Rome represents a breakthrough for its plan to win more business travelers, Chief Executive Officer Carolyn McCall said.