British Airways News
British Airways reduces Easter flights due to Heathrow worker strikes
Unite, a union representing the workers who are responsible for checking cargo that enters the airport, set out the strike plan earlier in March, warning flights using Heathrow will experience severe delays and disruption over Easter
Man gets 'windowless' seat even after paying extra for 'window'; shares his encounter
The photo of the 'windowless' seat bagged by the British Airways passenger has gone viral
British Airways pilot breaks news of Queen's death to passengers, crew in tears
In the clip, it can be seen that as the pilot breaks the news, the air hostess starts to cry. The crew can be seen in great sadness after the announcement
Heathrow restrictions hit Virgin, British Airways India-London flights, more could follow
Heathrow airport has decided to limit the number of passengers to one lakh a day to cope with staff crunch. The new rule will be in place from 12 July to 11 September
Grounded: Why London’s Heathrow airport has capped passengers to 100,000 until 11 September
The cap on passengers comes as Britain’s busiest airport struggles with booming demand for summer travel after two years of COVID-19 travel restrictions
Watch: Video of flight attendant comforting crying boy goes viral; leaves social media impressed
A touching video of a British Airways flight attendant calming a crying kid by taking him into her arms has gone viral and captured the hearts of everyone.
Pilot makes dramatic landing as strong winds toss British Airways plane; watch video here
Video shows the plane beginning a bumpy ascent before the right wing lifts into the air, sending the aircraft down the runway
Golfer Thorbjorn Olesen 'embarrassed' by claims he drunkenly groped woman on flight
He is said to have pushed one British Airways worker, kissed another's hand before making the sign of the cross, and touched a woman's breast
Hydrogen plane startup ZeroAvia raises $21.4 million in funding round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and others
The announcement brings the total new funding to $37.7 million and the total funding since inception to $49.7 million.
COVID-19 impact: Britain's Rolls-Royce to axe 9,000 jobs in air travel slump; more firms resort to lay off on recession woes
Rolls-Royce said it was targeting 1.3 billion pounds of annual cost savings, with about 700 million coming from layoffs plus other cuts that could include factory closures.
Coronavirus crisis: British Airways set to slash as many as 12,000 jobs; Q1 losses widen
British Airways has 45,000 employees, including 16,500 cabin crew and 3,900 pilots, according to its website.
Coronavirus Outbreak: British Airways puts about 28,000 employees on furlough; to give 80% of their usual salary
The assistance to the British Airways' staff may also include funding by the UK government up to $3,095 a month under a national plan, the report said.
Airline industry braces for prolonged recovery from coronavirus crisis; half the world's airplanes in storage
Carriers including United Airlines Holdings Inc and Air New Zealand Ltd have warned they are likely to emerge from the coronavirus crisis smaller, and there are fears others may not survive.
Airlines expected to outlive COVID-19 pandemic scare with resized business; govt support vital to see through turbulence
Globally, airlines have focused on becoming bigger to ensure their customers don’t have to look elsewhere for their travel needs.
Blocking last row on Airbus A320neos: Measure comes after EASA caution but not a red signal for potential danger
GoAir has about 30 A320neos in its fleet and over 100 more of the jets ordered with IndiGo holding the world record with 400 on order.
British Airways strike to impact students the most, says travel industry; almost all flights cancelled on first day of 2-day stir
British Airways currently operates 49 weekly flights from five cities in the country
British Airways begins two-day strike over pay dispute; most UK flights cancelled over industrial action
British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline’s flights and disrupting thousands of travellers’ plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute
British Airways is facing a $230 mn fine over data theft involving 5,00,000 customers
The hack involved traffic to the British Airways website being diverted to a fraudulent site.
British Airways fined over £183 million after theft of passenger data; airline calls incident 'very sophisticated, malicious attack'
British Airways has been fined more than £183 million after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said on Monday.
Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jets since Lion Air crash; International Airlines Group signs letter of intent for 200 planes
The company announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday that International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways and other carriers, signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft.