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Market report: Oil slips off multi-year highs as IEA predicts 'explosive' US shale growth in 2018

2018-01-19 telegraph.co.uk
Crude slipped further from multi-year highs yesterday on fears that rallying prices have left the door open to “explosive” production growth in the US shale industry flooding the market with oil once again. (14-0)

UPDATE 1-German, Austrian administrators cooperate to secure deal for Niki

2018-01-16 reuters
VIENNA (Reuters) - Settling a legal dispute, airline Niki’s German and Austrian administrators agreed to cooperate to resolve the insolvent carrier’s future swiftly and guarantee legal certainty for its buyer.

Austrian court deals further blow to planned Niki sale to IAG

2018-01-12 in.reuters
VIENNA (Reuters) - Airline Niki’s sale to British Airways parent IAG was thrown into further doubt on Friday when a battle between Austrian and German officials over who should handle its insolvency proceedings intensified.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2018-01-11 reuters
Jan 11 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1400 GMT on Thursday: (3-0)

'Five elephants in the room': Virgin Australia dances ownership tango

2018-01-11 theage.com.au
After years of speculation and minority shareholder angst, Virgin Australia last year confirmed what many had long taken for granted: privatisation was on the cards. (11-0)

'Five elephants in the room': Virgin Australia dances ownership tango

2018-01-11 smh.com.au
After years of speculation and minority shareholder angst, Virgin Australia last year confirmed what many had long taken for granted: privatisation was on the cards. (11-0)

Lufthansa usurps Ryanair to regain place as Europe's biggest airline - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-10 channelnewsasia
Germany's Lufthansa has overhauled Ryanair to retake the crown as Europe's largest airline by passenger numbers after the Irish budget carrier was forced to cut thousands of flights because of pilot rostering problems.

Lufthansa regains place as Europe's biggest airline from Ryanair

2018-01-10 in.reuters
BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany’s Lufthansa Group has retaken the crown as Europe’s largest airline by passenger numbers from Ryanair after the Irish budget carrier was forced to cut thousands of flights because of pilot rostering problems.

Lufthansa Climbs Past BA Owner IAG Following M&A Spree - Bloomberg

2018-01-10 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Boeing flies high with deliveries performance Airbus will struggle to match

2018-01-09 telegraph.co.uk
Boeing delivered a record 763 airliners is 2017, finishing off a strong year for the US aviation giant. (54-0)

Niki sale to BA owner IAG threatened by German court

2018-01-08 in.reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Airline Niki’s insolvency should have been filed in Austria not Germany, a Berlin court ruled on Monday, in a move which could unravel last month’s deal to sell the Air Berlin business to British Airways owner IAG.

IAG takeover of part of Niki airline hits legal snag

2018-01-08 nzherald.co.nz
BERLIN (AP) — A bid by International Airlines Group, the parent of British Airways and Iberia, to acquire much of bankrupt Air Berlin's Niki division has hit a legal stumbling block with an appeals court ruling.

Rival airlines Emirates, Etihad step closer with security pact - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-08 channelnewsasia
Emirates and Etihad Airways signed a security pact on Monday to share information and intelligence, the first agreement between the two rival airlines based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Rival airlines Emirates, Etihad step closer with security pact

2018-01-08 reuters
DUBAI (Reuters) - Emirates [EMIRA.UL] and Etihad Airways signed a security pact on Monday to share information and intelligence, the first agreement between the two rival airlines based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Headwinds grow for airlines as fuel costs take a toll 

2018-01-07 telegraph.co.uk
Cliche or not, “turbulent” is perhaps the only way to describe the airline industry’s journey in 2017 after a wave of dramatic collapses.