Airlines are stepping up competition for full-fare passengers between New York and Los Angeles, with lie-flat seats, pricey French wines and personal valets to whisk travelers from curb to gate without wasting time in lines.
UK Trade & Investment , the government’s trade promotion agency, has hired Michael Boyd from Ernst & Young to head a new strategic relations unit, Sky News reported , without saying where it got the information. UKTI declined to comment, Sky said.
Anger mounted among passengers stranded on airport tarmacs and in terminals as flight delays threatened to stretch into the weekend following the worst December snowstorm to hit New York City in six decades.
Lenders could lose $168 billion if banks sell loans into the Public-Private Investment Partnership at market prices instead of their balance-sheet valuation, Jamie McGee and Margaret Chadbourn of Bloomberg News report, citing estimates in regulatory filings.
Hurricane Sandy disrupted air travel across the U.S., grounding about 12,500 flights today and tomorrow as the storm barreled toward the northeast and forced the region’s major airports to suspend operations.
The lively musical “Matilda,” based on a novel by Roald Dahl , is playing at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Artistic director Michael Boyd has said he hopes it’ll transfer to London. With a bit of tweaking, it’s a cert.