Your Air (and Other) Travel Questions Answered
Should we book now? A: As to your first question, yes indeed, airlines have group travel desks that arrange travel and give discounts. Call your airline's toll-free number to see if your group qualifies.<br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.huffingtonpost.com/george-hobica/your-air-and-other-travel_b_4294769.html

Travel firms sell down stakes in UK air traffic controller

REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) - Travel groups Thomas Cook (LSE:TCG), TUI Travel (LSE:TT.), Deutsche Lufthansa (GER:LHA) and Virgin Atlantic have agreed to sell the majority of their stakes in The Airline Group, which owns a large share in Britain's National Air Traffic Services (NATS). The four firms, along with British Airways (LSE:IAG), easyJet (LSE:EZJ), Airline Company Limited and the retirement plan of Monarch Airlines, jointly owned a 41.9 percent share in NATS through their stakeholdings in The Airline Group. Thomas Cook and TUI Travel said in separate statements on Tuesday that they had each agreed to sell the majority of their interests for 38 million pounds to British pension fund Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS). They said Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Virgin Atlantic had also agreed to sell the majority of their stakes on the same terms and at the same time. The combined shareholding being sold to USS represents a non-controlling stake of 49.9 percent in the The Airline Group.<br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://finance.yahoo.com/news/travel-firms-sell-down-stakes-074852589.html

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