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Air Methods plans expansion as helicopter tourism takes off

By Ankur Banerjee and Sagarika Jaisinghani

(Reuters) – Two years after it began flying tourists over the Grand Canyon, Air Methods Corp is looking to expand its U.S. travel business as a lucrative sideline to its air ambulance services.

It might seem an unorthodox use of the company’s 400-strong helicopter fleet. Chief Executive Aaron Todd, however, expects tourism to be a significant driver of revenue for Air Methods as U.S. consumer confidence returns.

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XPO looks to beef up contract logistics business

By Sagarika Jaisinghani

(Reuters) – XPO Logistics Inc (XPO.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) is looking to expand its business that assembles goods in warehouses before delivery to become a one-stop shop in transportation logistics, its chief executive told Reuters.

“Contract logistics is an important part of our future and some of the acquisitions that we’re looking at are in contract logistics,” CEO Bradley Jacobs said in an interview.

    • About Sagarika

      "Sagarika Jaisinghani leads a team that reports on publicly listed small- and mid-cap manufacturing companies in the United States. She is based in Bangalore, where she has covered U.S. homebuilders, auto parts makers, for-profit education providers and transport companies. She has a Master’s degree in international journalism from Cardiff University and has lived in London, Wales and Bangalore. She spends most of her spare time pampering her four-year old Beagle, Arrow."
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