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United Airlines loss bigger than feared on higher fuel costs, capacity slide

FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines passenger jet takes off with New York City as a backdrop, at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, U.S. December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren April 19, 2021 (Reuters) -United Airlines on Monday reported a bigger-than-expected $2.4 billion adjusted net loss for the first quarter, as fuel costs rose and the […]

Pandemic destroyed fewer U.S. businesses than feared, Fed study shows

FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag flutters outside the Brookville Hotel, closed permanently due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Abilene, Kansas, U.S. October 10, 2020. REUTERS/Arin Yoon/File Photo April 16, 2021 By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Fewer than 200,000 businesses in the United States may have failed during the first year of the COVID-19 […]

Expedia’s loss bigger than feared as COVID-19 resurgence hits travel

FILE PHOTO: The logo of global online travel brand Expedia is pictured at the International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB) in Berlin, Germany, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch February 12, 2021 (Reuters) – Online travel agency Expedia Group Inc posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday as bookings slumped following a global resurgence in COVID-19 infections […]

Three climbers on K2 feared dead, three days after they went missing

Mohammad Ali Sadpara (L) poses for a photo with a member of Alpine Club of Pakistan in Islamabad, Pakistan in this undated photograph obtained by Reuters on February 8, 2021. Alpine Club of Pakistan/Handout via REUTERS. KARRAR HAIDRI/ALPINE CLUB OF PAKISTAN February 8, 2021 By Umar Farooq ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani military helicopters continued to […]

Turning coronavirus corner, Volkswagen’s profit falls less than feared

FILE PHOTO: A car stands at the production line for the electric Volkswagen cars, model ID.3 and model ID. 4, in Zwickau, Germany, September 18, 2020. Picture taken September 18. REUTERS/Matthias Rietschel/File Photo January 25, 2021 By Kirsti Knolle, Nick Carey and Christoph Steitz BERLIN/LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s profit almost halved last year due to […]

UK retail sales pick up ahead of Christmas, January plunge feared – CBI

December 21, 2020 LONDON (Reuters) – British retail sales recovered in December as restrictions on shops were eased and consumers bought food and other essentials ahead of Christmas, but the outlook for January was the worst since the summer, a survey showed on Monday. The Confederation of British said its monthly retail sales balance rose […]