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EU Exit Could Reduce UK Passenger Numbers 3-5 Pct

June 24, 2016

EU Exit Could Reduce UK Passenger Numbers 3-5 Pct

The number of air passengers in the UK could drop by 3-5 percent by 2020 with an expected downturn in the economy and fall in sterling following Britain's EU exit vote, IATA said.


United Agrees Deal With Flight Attendant Union

June 24, 2016

United Agrees Deal With Flight Attendant Union

United Airlines has reached a deal for a contract that covers all flight attendants at the company, their union and the airline said.


Bombardier Says Still Committed To UK Operations

June 24, 2016

Bombardier Says Still Committed To UK Operations

Bombardier said it is committed to its operations in Britain, but it is too early to speculate on the impact of the country's vote to leave the European Union.


European Airlines Slump On EU Vote Outcome

June 24, 2016

European Airlines Slump On EU Vote Outcome

Airline stocks plunged on Friday and IAG said it would no longer meet its profit targets this year after Britain's vote to leave the EU raised concerns over travel demand and flying rights.


Ireland Wants To Keep UK Common Travel Area

June 24, 2016

Ireland Wants To Keep UK Common Travel Area

Ireland will do all it can to maintain the country's decades-old common travel area with Britain during the UK's withdrawal negotiations from the European Union, Prime Minister Enda Kenny said.



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IAG's Walsh Warns Over Heathrow Expansion Cost

June 22, 2016

IAG's Walsh Warns Over Heathrow Expansion Cost

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh has warned the UK government to keep down the cost of building any new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick or British Airways would opt to expand elsewhere.