British Airways

Austrian village of F***ing changes its name
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Austrian village of F***ing changes its name

And other stories from the stranger side of life
30 Nov 2020
End of the runway: British Airways drops the Boeing 747
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End of the runway: British Airways drops the Boeing 747

The ‘queen of the skies’ has been superseded by smaller, more efficient jets
17 Jul 2020
What will global air travel look like after coronavirus?
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What will global air travel look like after coronavirus?

EU planning future rules amid debate over social distancing on flights
29 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: when can I book my next holiday?
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Coronavirus: when can I book my next holiday?

Government warns holidaymakers off booking trips until after lockdown
20 Apr 2020
Airlines in crisis: coronavirus bites hard
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Airlines in crisis: coronavirus bites hard

The aviation industry is concerned it will not bear the weight of the crisis, and some companies could go bust without government help.
13 Mar 2020
Why Ryanair is threatening to sue over Flybe rescue
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Why Ryanair is threatening to sue over Flybe rescue

Irish airline boss Michael O’Leary says tax deferral for rival carrier breaches state aid laws
17 Jan 2020
Flybe saved: but why is the airline industry struggling?
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Flybe saved: but why is the airline industry struggling?

Government offers lifeline as budget carrier avoids becoming tenth European airline to collapse in past two years
15 Jan 2020

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Why British Airways has nosedived with passengers
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Why British Airways has nosedived with passengers

UK’s national airline drops to second-last place in Which? long-haul rankings
19 Dec 2019
British Airways pilots begin two-day strike
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British Airways pilots begin two-day strike

Last-minute intervention from Downing Street fails to end dispute over pay and conditions which will see majority of planes grounded
9 Sep 2019
BA IT failure: what happened and can you claim compensation?
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BA IT failure: what happened and can you claim compensation?

More than 100 flights are cancelled and hundreds more delayed after airline suffers major computer outage
7 Aug 2019
BA2119: fly into the future at the Saatchi Gallery
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In Review

BA2119: fly into the future at the Saatchi Gallery

British Airways has asked futurologists - and the public - to forecast the next 100 years of aviation
6 Aug 2019
British Airways pilot strike: is your holiday affected?
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British Airways pilot strike: is your holiday affected?

Airline loses appeal meaning industrial action could take place as early as this month
1 Aug 2019
British Airways hack: why record fine could have been worse
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British Airways hack: why record fine could have been worse

Airline data breach was first major case under new GDPR rules
8 Jul 2019
Why BA refuses to carry lab animals
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Why BA refuses to carry lab animals

Airline facing legal battle over its blanket ban on transporting animals for medical research
19 Sep 2018
BA flight in emergency landing as ‘cockpit fills with fumes’
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BA flight in emergency landing as ‘cockpit fills with fumes’

Pilots on Canada-bound plane reportedly needed oxygen masks
13 Sep 2018
British Airways owner IAG mulls Norwegian takeover bid
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British Airways owner IAG mulls Norwegian takeover bid

IAG hoping to poach low-cost rival which has revolutionised transatlantic travel
12 Apr 2018
The battle over post-Brexit flight rights
UK airlines could be grounded unless a post-Brexit deal is agreed
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The battle over post-Brexit flight rights

UK planes may be grounded unless a post-Brexit aviation deal is agreed
15 Mar 2018
BA orders inquiry into IT meltdown
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In Brief

BA orders inquiry into IT meltdown

Chief executive Willie Walsh says technician may have caused bank holiday travel chaos after disconnecting cable
6 Jun 2017
British Airways boss 'won't resign' after flight chaos
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British Airways boss 'won't resign' after flight chaos

IT failure, not cost-cutting measures, blamed for mass cancellations
30 May 2017
BA to cut legroom on short-haul flights
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In Brief

BA to cut legroom on short-haul flights

Passengers will have less space than on Ryanair as airline steps up competition with budget fliers
7 Mar 2017
BA owner IAG Group's profits surge by a third
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In Brief

BA owner IAG Group's profits surge by a third

Lower fuel costs offset 'slight dip in revenue' and a hit from the slump in the pound
24 Feb 2017
i360 tower: Futuristic 'vertical pier' or modernist beanpole
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In Review

i360 tower: Futuristic 'vertical pier' or modernist beanpole

Monument's sparse, unavoidable presence in the city has prompted criticism as well as praise
8 Aug 2016
British Airways tops 'superbrand' poll for third year
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In Brief

British Airways tops 'superbrand' poll for third year

Airline's reputation is flying high, but tech giants fall and the BBC crashes out of the top 20
22 Feb 2016
BA plane fire: investigators find engine casing breaches
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BA plane fire: investigators find engine casing breaches

Initial investigation into the blaze in Las Vegas suggests that the engine failure was uncontained
11 Sep 2015
British Airways-owner IAG prepares to swallow Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus is likely to be taken over by IAG, parent company of BA
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British Airways-owner IAG prepares to swallow Aer Lingus

Willy Walsh has shown with Iberia that he can rationalise the legacy national airlines
6 Jul 2015
RECORD FLIGHT: BA jet nears supersonic speed
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RECORD FLIGHT: BA jet nears supersonic speed

British Airways jet hit 745mph on what may have been the quickest transatlantic crossing since Concorde
12 Jan 2015
AIR TRAVEL: Airlines alter flight paths after MH17
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AIR TRAVEL: Airlines alter flight paths after MH17

Flights over Iraq will be re-routed due to the threats after Flight MH17 'changed everything'
28 Jul 2014
A Very British Airline: documentary or cheesy souffle?
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A Very British Airline: documentary or cheesy souffle?

BBC2's British Airways insight is a bit of a letdown – especially for those who fly in the cheap seats
3 Jun 2014
Yashika Bageerathi: Home Office accused of 'cruel game'
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Yashika Bageerathi: Home Office accused of 'cruel game'

Cara Delevingne among supporters of campaign against deportation of schoolgirl and her family
26 Mar 2014
BUSINESS
Chief Executive of British Airways, Willie Walsh, addresses the media as he leaves Acas following talks with the Unite Union in London, on May 17, 2010. Britain's conciliation service Acas sa
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BUSINESS

Three executives from GlaxoSmithKline, BP and BA's parent company miss out on £3.6m
7 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 1 Nov 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 1 Nov 2012

1 Nov 2012
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