Sir Chris Chataway, the former world-record runner, acted as pacemaker to help Roger Bannister break the four-minute mile barrier. And he achieved so much more
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Monday 22 July 2013
As Britain's busiest week of the year for outbound holidaymakers gets under way, the first significant travel-company collapse of the summer has taken place.
Saturday 29 June 2013
British carriers who rent foreign planes in busy periods are likely to face tougher safety checks
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Gatwick airport posted a £29.1 million loss today, despite new routes to Beijing and Istanbul boosting the number of passengers in its arrivals and departure lounges in the year to April.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Britain's easyJet has said it was cancelling 35 flights to Paris, 11 to Toulouse and others to Marseille, Bordeaux and Nice
Blind friends 'disgusted' after airline says they are not allowed to fly alone as they couldn't perform 'safety-related actions'
Thursday 02 May 2013
Thomson said all passengers must be able to put on a life jacket and oxygen mask without help
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Airlines have responded furiously to proposals by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to increase charges at London's leading airports from next year.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
On the day it officially flew into the FTSE 100, easyJet yesterday launched flights from London to Moscow in a move the Government hopes will boost trade between the two countries.
Sunday 03 March 2013
Warning from UK ballooning boss comes as it emerges British pilots are refusing to work in Egypt and Turkey because of safety fears
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Britain’s leading long-haul airlines have responded furiously to Heathrow airport’s plan to increase charges by more than three times the rate of inflation.
Sunday 03 February 2013
A Romanian airliner "bounced" off the runway while landing at Rome's main airport during heavy winds, injuring a flight attendant and four passengers.
Thursday 31 January 2013
As UK airlines prepare for a wave of retrospective compensation claims by delayed passengers, some carriers have been accused of obstructing legitimate applications for long flight delays.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Weather conditions will be central to the inquiry into today's helicopter crash by accident investigators.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Londoners who live, work or commute close to the river may be startled to learn that the Thames is the capital’s thoroughfare for helicopters
Thursday 20 December 2012
Stansted airport should continue to be regulated because of its dominance among budget and charter airlines, the Civil Aviation Authority has decided, saying the airport's market power was likely to grow between 2014 and 2019 as airport capacity constraints continued to tighten in London.
Saturday 15 December 2012
Militants fired three rockets at an airport in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar tonight, killing three people and wounding over 30 others.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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