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British Airways crew begin 16-day strike over pay

July 1, 2017 8:30 am
British Airways crew begin 16-day strike over pay

The long and bitter British Airways cabin-crew dispute has intensified, with an unprecedented 16-day strike timed to hit the start of the summer peak on July 1. British Airways cabin crew have begun an unprecedented 16-day strike at the start of the peak summer travel season amid a long-running dispute […]

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British Airways flights grounded due to global system outage

May 27, 2017 10:30 pm
British Airways flights grounded due to global system outage

Travelers are seen stranded outside the entrances of Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 after British Airways flights where cancelled, May 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) British Airways has grounded all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports because of “a major IT failure” that is causing severe disruption to its global […]

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British Airways plane with 132 passengers aboard hit by drone

April 18, 2016 4:00 am
British Airways plane with 132 passengers aboard hit by drone

British Airways said the aircraft had 132 passengers and five crew on board. Photo / iStock A British Airways passenger aircraft has been hit by what most likely was a drone as it prepared to land at Britain’s Heathrow Airport. Police said the pilot of the flight from Geneva had […]

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British Airways passenger screams ‘I have a bomb’ during flight from London to Dubai

January 7, 2016 10:00 pm
British Airways passenger screams ‘I have a bomb’ during flight from London to Dubai

A radio DJ’s daughter has spoken of her terror after a passenger attacked crew members on a British Airways flight, screaming “I have a bomb and you’re all going to die”. Steve Penk’s daughter Natalie, 27, said she feared for her life after a man began running up and down […]

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British Airways flight to Dubai was forced to return to London due to a foul odour emanating from an overflowing toilet

March 15, 2015 5:22 am
British Airways flight to Dubai was forced to return to London due to a foul odour emanating from an overflowing toilet

  “He said it was liquid faecal excrement, those are the words he used. He said it’s not a technical fault with the plane, and he was very adamant about that.” Photo / David Ramos A town councillor from Hertfordshire says a British Airways flight to Dubai was forced to […]

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