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Ryanair offers last-minute talks with union in bid to stop Christmas pilot strike

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EasyJet confirms acquisition of Air Berlin assets

EasyJet has confirmed the acquisition of part of bankrupt German carrier Air Berlin in a deal worth €40m (£35.2m). The transaction will see the budget airline taking...

Babcock wins 10-year contract to supply Sellafield nuclear decommissioning site

Professional services firm Babcock has won a 10-year contract to supply nuclear decommissioning site Sellafield with specialist handling and containment systems to process nuclear material. The London-headquartered...

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