London to see recyclable and compostable cups from Starbucks The coffeehouse operator will trail cups designed by the winners of the NextGen Cup Challenge, a project that saw Starbucks and McDonald’s offer prizes for solutions for reducing the amount of cups that go unrecycled. Read more.

Air Malta reports first profit in two decades Compared to a loss of €10.8m in 2017, the airliner reported an operating profit of €1.2m for 2018. Predominantly driven by an 11% increase in passenger numbers, Air Malta's operating revenue increased by €5.3m to €197.m. Read more.

Wok&Go to open 37 London sites The development comes as part of a franchise deal that will span 10 years. The quick service brand will also open 20 stores in Portugal. Read more.

Starbucks to expand partnership with UberEats In the coming months, the companies will expand their delivery partnership across several cities in the UK. The Starbucks Delivers is now available in 12 countries worldwide. Read more.

Virgin Atlantic to launch route in South America To capitalise on Brazil's economic growth, the company is set to introduce daily 11hr 55min flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport. Read more.

Budget hotel chain Motel One performs well in Europe In 2018, sales increased by 22% to €487m as EBITDA increased by 23% to €150m. Motel One opened nine new hotels in 2018 and has plans to further expand on its portfolio. Read more.