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Leeds-based Jet2.com creates 1,700 jobs

Jet2.com — owned by Leeds-based leisure and logistics firm Dart Group — has announced a major recruitment drive with roadshows taking place across the UK to…











Endless buys corporate travel firm CTI

Leeds-based private equity investor Endless LLP said it acquired a majority stake in Manchester-based business travel management company CTI for an undisclosed sum. The deal,…



Lake District wins World Heritage List status

Cumbria’s Lake District has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. “Located in northwest England, the English Lake District is a mountainous area, whose valleys have…





Persimmon H1 revenue up 12% to £1.6bn

York-based house builder Persimmon said its revenue grew 12% to £1.66 billion in the six months to June 30 and that “consumer confidence remains resilient…


Leeds United buys back Elland Road Stadium

Leeds United announced that Greenfield Investment Pte Ltd, parent company of Leeds United Football Club Limited, has bought back Elland Road Stadium. The stadium will…




Dart Group to buy $384m Boeing planes

Leeds-based Dart Group, owner of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, said it agreed to buy a further four new Boeing 737-800NG aircraft in addition to the acquisition of 30 aircraft announced in…