High flying Airport Heathrow recorded its busiest ever departures day last month.
More than 136,000 passengers boarded flights from the West London hub on Good Friday as holidaymakers took advantage of the Easter weekend and half term.
A total of 6.5million passengers travelled through Heathrow in March, up 5.5 per cent year-on-year.
6.5million passengers travelled through Heathrow in March
Long-haul destinations were some of the best performers, with double-digit growth recorded in African (12 per cent) and Middle Eastern markets (11 per cent).
Luxury store Harrods has opened a temporary charity shop in London, stocking Paul Smith, Louis Vuitton and Gucci.
Harrods said the pop-up shop, which is being run with the NSPCC, could be made permanent if successful.
Industrials materials maker Low & Bonar has appointed Simon Webb, 54, as chief finance officer. He previously held the role at food casing firm Devro and banknote maker De La Rue.
Low & Bonar’s chairman Martin Flower said: ‘Simon has strong financial, commercial and operational experience.’
Neil Morris, the 42-year-old chief finance officer of charter firm Air Partner, has stepped down after it found a black hole of up to £4million in its accounts.
Energy explorer JKX Oil & Gas said group production for the first quarter of 2018 was 8,749 barrels of oil per day, 0.6 per cent higher than in the final quarter of 2017. It said production in Russia remained stable.
Bakery and ingredients company Real Good Food is selling its Garrett Ingredients business to Kent Foods for £1.8 million to help reduce debt.
rating set Breakdown cover service the AA has had its credit rating of BBB- reaffirmed by S&P Global Ratings.