United Airlines reports strong 2017 but braces for tough year ahead

United Airlines reports strong 2017 but braces for tough year ahead

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United Airlines has reported full-year net income of $2.1 billion, diluted earnings per share of $7.02, pre-tax earnings of $3 billion and a pre-tax margin of 7.9 per cent. However, shares in the carrier fell by nearly six per cent in after-hours trading, as it unveiled plans to boost capacity and cut prices to battle low-cost carriers.

Aloft Palm Jumeirah takes brand into Dubai

Aloft Palm Jumeirah takes brand into Dubai

Marriott has announced the opening of the design-led Aloft Palm Jumeirah, the first property from the brand to open in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Located on the eastern crescent of the Palm Jumeirah, the hotel delivers a distinct lifestyle experience to the iconic landmark with its tech-forward approach, vibrant social experiences and modern style that is different by design.