British Airways owner IAG has posted rising third-quarter profits as the group overcame extreme weather and terrorism which has impacted the sector.
The Anglo-Spanish owners of BA saw a slight rise in group passenger traffic in May, despite the holiday weekend computer problems that caused chaos to the British airlines's schedules.
A group of north-east school pupils were among the passengers stranded as a result of the IT failure.
Anti-windfarm campaigners have warned of a legal challenge if a slimmed-down scheme near Beauly is approved.
A landscape architect insisted yesterday that wind turbines up to 414ft tall barely a mile from Highland homes would not be "overbearing or dominant" in the countryside.
British Airways cabin crew are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pay.
During the Scottish Independence referendum, I declared that I was voting No because I loved Scotland.
A growing trend of gathering together rejected windfarm applications for the same areas and making "cumulative effect" decisions on their appeals has been condemned by campaigners.
Tourism bosses and political leaders welcomed the return of the Inverness to Heathrow flight yesterday after an absence of nearly 20 years.