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Flybe has hit out at the owners of Gatwick, claiming the airline's decision to sell 25 take-off and landing slots at the base to easyJet for £20m was due to the airport's "discriminatory" treatment of smaller airlines.

Channel One footage shows Adam Osmayevunder the escort of masked agents following their raid in Odessa

Opposition MPs smell a rat over election-day plot to kill Putin

Chechen man arrested before telling state TV his 'goal' was to murder Russia's Prime Minister

Chile: On the trail of big cats in South America

Puma sightings can be guaranteed in Southern Patagonia – but only if you know where to look. Gabriel O'Rorke has expert help

Computer crash brings misery to air passengers

Flights were delayed and passengers faced queues of up to two hours after check-in computers crashed at Scotland's busiest airport. A hardware fault caused the computers to go down at Edinburgh Airport at about 7am yesterday.

No room at 'full-up' Heathrow airport

The boss of Heathrow yesterday said Chinese and South American airlines were being turned away from routes into London because the world's busiest airport was full to capacity.

OFT issues break-up warning to banks

The banking sector faces being broken up unless it shows a “step change” in competition, the head of the Office of Fair Trading warned today.

Edinburgh airport bids deadline tomorrow

First-round bids for Edinburgh Airport are due tomorrow, with JP Morgan and Gatwick owner Global Infrastructure Partners among the favourites to win the auction.

Snow chaos ruins a Roman holiday, plus a Cuban query

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The big freeze continues as PM backs Heathrow's decision to cancel flights

Forecasters issue snow warnings as sub-zero temperatures and ice spread westwards

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Stansted is finally put up for sale by BAA

A "for sale" sign was finally raised above Stansted airport yesterday, after BAA lost its latest appeal against the CompetitionCommission.

Airports operator BAA loses appeal over Stansted

Airports operator BAA lost its appeal at a tribunal today against a ruling that it must sell Stansted Airport, the Competition Commission said.

4.4% rise in air passengers for BAA

A snow-free end to 2011 helped BAA record a 4.4% increase in passengers at its six UK airports last year.

BAA to pay £240m windfall to foreign shareholders

The owner of Heathrow and Stansted has been accused of "profiteering" after setting out plans to pay its foreign shareholders a £240m dividend this year.

BAA's investors to share £240m windfall from London airports

The owner of Heathrow and Stansted has been accused of "profiteering" after setting out plans to pay its foreign shareholders a £240m dividend this year.

Fliers due to set record at Heathrow

Heathrow expects to fly more than 70 million passengers in 2012 – the most to have ever used the airport in a single year.

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