Travel Cyprus bill: costs rise out of term time

Some parents of children at independent schools like to calculate the cost per day of their offspring's private education – usually upwards of £60. For the benefit of all parents, I can now reveal the cost per day of the school holidays: £70, or even more.

Virgin flier: Richard Branson in 1984

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Sir Richard said the airline would retain its

Sir Richard Branson retains control of airline Virgin Atlantic in £224m deal

Delta Air Lines buys the holding of Singapore Airlines but Virgin retains the brand name and operating certificate

Britain is still living in old world, says BA chief Walsh

Willie Walsh, chief executive of the owner of British Airways, has condemned the Government's economic recovery plans, warning: "I don't see an agenda for growth in this country."

Britain has no agenda for growth, says Walsh

Airlines boss wants ministers to end visa restrictions and boost trade with new markets

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BA aims to cut 400 cabin crew jobs

British Airways is looking to shed 400 senior cabin crew jobs. But the airline stressed that there would be no compulsory redundancies.

More than three million workers underemployed and wanting to work more

More than three million Britons are now "underemployed" and want to work more hours, making them the hidden victims of the recession, official figures have revealed.

Boeing's 787 'Dreamliner'

Exclusive: Date revealed for first scheduled departure of Boeing's 787 'Dreamliner'

The 787 promises a dramatic improvement in passenger comfort, with more space, bigger windows and air pressurised at only 6,000 feet rather than 8,000 feet.

A bridge too far? Loyal flyers get no choice to Sydney

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This week: The effect for British travellers of Spain's national airline making deep cuts

Q Iberia has announced plans to cut its network. What will this mean for fares and services between the UK and Spain?

This week: The effect for British travellers of Spain's national airline making deep cuts

Q Iberia has announced plans to cut its network. What will this mean for fares and services between the UK and Spain?

4,000 jobs to go as Iberia fights for life

The owner of British Airways and Iberia yesterday announced plans to axe more than 4,000 jobs, sell off planes and cut routes at the Spanish airline, admitting its loss-making purchase was in a "fight for survival".

Spanish airline Iberia cancelled more than a third of its flights today

British Airways owner IAG to axe 4,500 jobs as it tries to stem Iberia losses

The owner of British Airways is to axe 4,500 jobs as it battles to save its loss-making Spanish airline Iberia.

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