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Breakfast Briefing - Tuesday February 28
 

Costa Allegra being towed to safety after fire
Questions raised over availablity of flights and accommodation for 1,000 passengers and crew more »

Virgin demands 'outright' ban on BA bid for BMI
Carrier insists 'no appropriate remedies' in competition submission more »

Concern after cruise ships denied entry to Argentine port
P&O Cruises' Adonia and Star Princess turned away after Falklands visits more »

Multi-channel travel agencies come out on top in peaks
Experian Hitwise 'Hot Shops' list identifies fastest movers more »

IAG and Etihad identified as Kingfisher suitors
Airline seeks 160m injection as Indian government makes changes to ownership rules more »

Warnings issued about strikes in Germany, Spain and India
Check the latest advice before travelling, says Foreign Office more »

Aer Lingus profits triple after costs slashed
Irish carrier reports earnings of euro 84.4m in 2011 more »

Opinion: Manage the unmanageable for a sporting chance in 2012
Innovation, the London Olympics, travel cost inflation and the Euro crisis will determine the prospects for business travel this year, says Simon Ferguson, Travelport UK and Ireland regional director more »

More News »

 
Share prices
 
At 8.25am, Tuesday February 28
 
Carnival (CCL) 1,841.73 +0.04%
EasyJet (EZJ) 453.10 +0.18%
Flybe (FLYB) 68.00 =0.00%
IAG (IAG) 162.80 -0.06%
InterContinental Hotels (IHG) 1,418.00 -0.49%
Thomas Cook Group (TCG) 19.59 +1.77%
Tui Travel PLC (TT.) 196.80 -0.51%
UK FTSE All Share (ASX) 3,069.34 +0.18%
 
 

Other News
 

67,700,000,000 - amount of tax paid by Britain's top 100 companies last year
City A.M.

Taxman gets highest take from top firms since 2008
The Independent

Barclays Bank told by Treasury to pay 500m avoided tax
BBC News

Merkel scrapes win on Greek bailout, rebels grow
Reuters

Is the worst finally over for the UK economy?
The Guardian

House prices remain stagnant but buyer interest strongest for five years
The Daily Mail

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