News Cantor Fitzgerald had offices on the top floor of the World Trade Centre's north tower.

Cantor Fitzgerald lost hundreds of employees in the attack, and accused American Airlines of negligence.

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Virgin Atlantic took off from Gatwick to Newark, New Jersey, on 22 June 1984. The music mogul Richard Branson leased a second-hand Boeing 747, started selling tickets through Virgin record stores, and began to transform travel as he had music retailing.

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Outlook: The message from British Airways to its own staff could not have been much clearer yesterday: the 2,500 job cuts the airline made last year are just the beginning, whatever the consequences for industrial relations turn out to be. Make no mistake, however, there certainly will be consequences.

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Terrorist plotters chose seven flights from London to North America as potential targets for a series of bomb attacks, a jury heard today.

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British Airways and Qantas today said they had failed to reach agreement on a potential merger.

BA in talks with Qantas to create global super-airline

British Airways (BA) is in talks with Qantas, the Australian flag-carrier, about a merger that could help create one of the next generation of global super-airlines.

Market update - 7 November

The FTSE 100 was up 67.15 points at 4339.56 and the FTSE 250 climbed to 6623.54, up 102.52 points, at 11.57am today.

Virgin thanks Terminal 5 chaos for jump in business class traffic

Virgin Atlantic – already trading warm words over British Airways' proposed alliance with American Airlines – added fuel to the fire yesterday by ascribing its booming business class sales to the chaotic opening of BA's new Heathrow terminal.

Virgin chief demands talks over BA's alliance with AA and Iberia

Sir Richard Branson is demanding urgent talks with US and EU regulators to protest against BA's proposed tie-up with American Airlines and Iberia.

BA agrees deal with American Airlines

British Airways and would-be Spanish partner Iberia today paved the way for a transatlantic joint venture with giant US carrier American Airlines.

American and Delta airlines lose $2.5bn in quarter on oil price rise

Two of the largest airlines in the US lost a combined $2.5bn (£1.25bn) in the second quarter, as rising jet fuel prices and restructuring costs hobbled their operations.

BA chiefs fly into heavy flak at AGM

British Airways endured a bumpy ride at its annual general meeting in London yesterday, after shareholders voiced a series of grievances including the airline's ban on the supermodel Naomi Campbell, and called for chief executive Willie Walsh's head over Terminal 5's troubled opening.

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