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headwind

a wind blowing directly against the course of an aircraft or ship
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Because of these market headwinds and in-line with its SFP program, Sulzer has decided to close its Pumps Equipment manufacturing plant, located in Brookshire, TX, USA.
NATS has studied more than 100,000 flights using state-of-the-art equipment to accurately measure the behaviour of aircraft wake vortices in strong headwinds.
Four of those headwinds are demography, education, inequality and debt.
We expect profit before non-recurring costs, finance costs and tax again to be ahead in spite of the continuing headwinds of weak consumer demand in the home move and improvements markets which left cooker revenues slightly lower.
Overall, the broader picture is that of consumer demand stabilising, albeit at a relatively moderate pace, and we do not foresee a rebound in the coming quarters as slower consumer credit and wages growth will remain persistent headwinds.
Those headwinds include efforts by households and the financial sector to shed debt as well as continued weakness in the housing sector.
NATS intends to present time-based separationat London s Heathrow Airport in 2015 in a move that will halve delays due to high headwinds.
We expect the fiscal headwinds from the sequester, the higher tax rates, and a still sluggish labor market will keep consumer spending on a slow path for the next few months.
Economists said the survey was a boost to third-quarter growth prospects and will be warmly received after a flurry of disappointing surveys and data but cautioned that major headwinds remain.
6% sales growth seen in the 12 months to September 26, M&B said the group faced headwinds in the second half of its financial year.
17 in the 100 and 200 with fifth- and fourth-place efforts despite headwinds.
As I discussed with this subcommittee last July, this longer-run strategy implies that the Federal Reserve must take care not to overstay an accommodative stance as the headwinds abate.