Jet2 Profits grounded by pandemic

Jet2 has posted a £68.7m pre-tax loss for the six months to September 30, down from a £278m profit for the same period last year. The airline flew just 990,000 passengers in the half-year, down from 10m a year earlier as plunging demand and restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Package holiday passengers slumped to 30,000, […]

Vaccine hopes rise

Pfizer and BioNTech submit Covid vaccine for US approvalPfizer and BioNTech became the first pharmaceutical companies to apply for regulatory approval of a coronavirus vaccine after submitting their COVID-19 candidate for emergency authorisation in the US on Friday.Financial TimesCity AM

Pubs & Restaurants to bear the brunt

LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY Pubs and restaurants will bear the brunt of a new Covid tier system so that shops, cinemas and gyms can reopen under plans to be announced by Boris Johnson today. The prime minister will confirm that a revised tier system will replace the current lockdown on December 3. All shops will be […]