British Airways yesterday revealed that the disruption at London airports caused by the terrorist bombing scare cost it an estimated $75 million, a figure it said includes lost revenue and costs associated with hotel accommodation, catering and baggage repatriation. BA said advance bookings have returned to year-ago levels but are "still weaker than the trend of the past few months." It cited a drop in transfer traffic owing to carry-on baggage limitations at London airports. During the week ...

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