British Airways' parent company IAG understood to have paid around £50m for slots at London's second airport.
Airline giant benefits from falling fuel costs and lifts interim dividend by 13% to 12.5 euro cents per share.
When rivals carried more passengers in a month than Monarch managed in a year, the end was all but inevitable.
Leading regional indices clobbered by intraday sell-off as terror attack in Spain and US political uncertainty knock market confidence.
British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet urge passengers to get to airports well in advance not to miss their flights.
Qatari flag carrier says the investment no longer meets its 'objectives.'
IAG posts 37% increase in first half operating profit as IT glitch costs €58m.
Crew on mixed fleet flights will go on strike from 2 August for two weeks amid a dispute over pay.
Brent Crude falling by around 2% weighs on mid-session record.
Major US carriers have all experienced significant IT-related issues over the last four years.
Internal investigation to focus on human error as power unit is thought to have worked as normal.
British Airways faces £100m compensation bill after worldwide IT outage sparked chaos at Heathrow and Gatwick.
Airline says its computer systems are 'back up and running'.
Traders sit on their hands preferring to wait for US employment data despite strong corporate news in London.
Shell Q1 profits beat expectations, while HSBC stems decline amid increasing lending activity.
Profits almost double at JD Sports as the chain takes advantage of the trend to wear trainers.
Traders caught between US Fed and European Central Bank's differing signals on performance of their economies.
Markets took their first chance to give their verdict on Trump's failure to replace Obamacare.
Top flight shares get off to a slow start after hitting two record highs last week.
Brexit negotiations, dollar strength likely to loom large over the EU airline industry as it grapples with overcapacity.
RBS posts annual losses for the ninth year in a row as the taxpayer owned bank remains mired in conduct charges.
British Airways owner says weak pound resulted in a £388m hit to its full-year pre-tax profits.
Trader punished Cobham after the UK aerospace group warned on profits for the fifth time in less than two years.
Ratings agency Moody's expects lower demand for UK air travel driven by weaker economic sentiment.
Traders pile into shares after Bank governor Mark Carney said rates could move in "either direction" this year.
European markets regain poise in the wake of America's Middle East and African travel bans.
Tesco gets its mojo back with a heavyweight deal for the county's largest food wholesaler.
Light trading ahead of the swearing in of America's 45th president – Donald Trump.
ITV merger speculation and a weaker pound helps power the market's unprecedented rising streak.
IAG says it carried over 100 million passengers in 2016, thanks to a strong performance in Europe and North America.