Travel in the News – Friday November 2



The Financial Times

British Airways on Friday reported record first-half profits and said it was “on track” to reach a 10 per cent operating profit margin for the first time.


The Guardian

The hand luggage restrictions imposed on air travellers will soon be ditched, BA said this morning as it announced that increased sales of premium tickets had offset soaring fuel costs.

The world’s main financial markets saw a dramatic day yesterday as stocks plunged, oil prices set an all-time high and the pound jumped to just under $2.09.

The US yesterday took a first step towards mandatory controls on greenhouse gas emissions, in direct defiance of the Bush administration’s policy on climate change.


The Mirror

A woman yesterday told how she watched helplessly as a little girl with Madeleine McCann’s distinctive eye mark was driven off in a taxi.


The Daily Telegraph

Private detectives searching for Madeleine McCann are following up a sighting in Morocco of a blonde girl reported to have the same distinctive mark in one eye as the missing toddler.


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