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BA suspends Liberia, S Leone flights over Ebola

2014-08-05 19:12

British Airways has suspended flights to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone until the end of the month due to public health concerns.

'Game of Thrones' star denied entry to BA business lounge, responds with Twitter rant

2014-07-21 14:01

See why British Airways denied a Game of Thrones stars access to their business lounge and how the drama unfolded on Twitter.

Foodbank wins due to Habana

2014-07-17 14:02

Bryan Habana’s race against a British Airways’ A380 has helped benefit hungry and malnourished communities in South Africa.

BA gets Airbus A380 in fleet upgrade

2013-07-05 11:05

The first Airbus A380 jet, the world's biggest commercial aircraft, has landed in the UK as part of a $15bn upgrade to top-of-the-range planes.

BA jet had a 'technical fault'

2013-05-24 11:04

A British Airways A319 plane bound to Oslo has been forced to turn back and land in London due to a technical fault, the UK airline says. Full investigation into the incident is yet to be carried out.

Passengers foul after burst sewage pipe

2012-09-05 14:31

Passengers' bags have been covered in raw filth after a sewage pipe burst in Heathrow Terminal 5’s baggage hold.

UK snow affects SA flights

2012-02-06 14:15

South African passengers travelling to and from Heathrow Airport in London have faced some flight disruptions, after heavy snowfall led to flight cancellations.

BA cabin crew vote for more strikes

2011-03-28 21:32

British Airways PLC cabin crew have voted for more strikes in their long-running dispute with the airline.

BA cabin crew vote for fresh strikes

2011-01-21 22:07

British Airways cabin crew have voted in favour of fresh strikes in a long-running dispute with the airline over pay and other perks, the Unite trade union says.

BA apologises for crash message

2010-08-27 22:37

British Airways has apologised after passengers on a flight from London to Hong Kong were mistakenly told to prepare for a crash landing, causing panic onboard.

BA union rejects new pay offer

2010-07-20 15:29

British Airways' main cabin crew union, Unite, says its members have rejected a revised airline pay offer, in a long-running dispute over pay and staffing levels.

BA 'sorry' for bin Laden gaffe

2010-06-03 16:47

British Airways has apologised after a photo of a boarding pass for passenger "bin Laden, Osama" appeared in an in-house magazine.

BA cabin crew continue strike

2010-05-31 14:21

British Airways cabin crew have walked out for the 14th day in an on-and-off strike over pay and working conditions.

BA hit by 2nd day of strike

2010-05-25 12:23

A strike by cabin crew has disrupted British Airways flights for a second day at London's Heathrow airport.

BA strike to go ahead

2010-05-23 18:06

The union representing British Airways cabin crew has said no new talks with the airline were scheduled and a series of planned strikes will begin on Monday.

Schiphol, Heathrow, Gatwick re-open

2010-05-17 17:03

Three of Europe's busiest airports have re-opened after a dense volcanic ash cloud dissipated and a no-fly zone was lifted. Up to 1 000 flights in Europe have been affected by the closures.

BA plans strikes ahead of SWC

2010-05-10 19:44

Cabin crew at British Airways have announced plans to strike for a total of 20 days in May and June, ending two days before the Soccer World Cup starts.

Virgin, BA face price-fixing claims

2010-04-27 17:54

Bosses from British Airways and Virgin Atlantic secretly discussed an illegal price-fixing deal during a cricket match at Virgin boss Richard Branson's country estate, prosecutors have claimed.

BA strike enters last day

2010-03-30 13:00

British Airways cabin crew have entered their final day of strikes, as unions and the airline's management call for renewed negotiations to avoid further industrial action.

BA strikes enter third day

2010-03-29 13:00

A strike by British Airways cabin crew has entered its third day, with more walkouts threatened for next month.

BA strike cost £7m a day

2010-03-22 22:04

A three-day strike by British Airways cabin crew cost some £7m a day, the airline says, playing down the impact of the action.

Strike looms as BA talks collapse

2010-03-19 17:00

Talks between British Airways and the union representing its cabin crew have collapsed as a strike is set to begin on Saturday.

BA worker held over terrorism

2010-03-03 15:03

London police in Britain have arrested a BA employee on the suspicion of fundraising for terrorism.

 

British Airways’ YouTube hit to benefit hungry communities

2014-08-03 21:38

Bryan Habana’s race against a British Airways’ A380 became a YouTube sensation, spawned a global challenge and is now benefitting hungry and malnourished communities.

British Airways’ YouTube hit to benefit hungry communities

2014-07-18 12:54

Bryan Habana’s race against a British Airways’ A380 became a YouTube sensation, spawned a global challenge and is now benefitting hungry and malnourished communities.

Boks star in new BA video

2014-05-15 12:18

Cape Town and a couple of Springboks are the stars of British Airways’ latest online video to promote its new aircraft.

Habana races BA superjumbo

2013-07-31 11:37

Springbok wing Bryan Habana pushed himself to new heights as he went up against British Airways' new superjumbo, the Airbus A380.

BA jet in UK air drama lost engine panel

2013-05-31 19:04

Air accident investigators say a BA jet that made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, lost panels from both its engines after they were left unlatched during maintenance.

BA plane makes emergency landing

2013-05-24 10:18

Both runways at Heathrow Airport have been closed after a British Airways plane made an emergency landing.

UK airport delays blamed on wind, staff

2012-05-15 19:47

The answer is blowing in the wind? UK panel hears varied reasons for airport clearance waits.

Snow forces Heathrow to cancel flights

2012-02-05 18:11

London's Heathrow Airport has cut around half of the 1 300 flights scheduled after snow and freezing temperatures hit much of England.

BA worker 'conspired to blow up plane'

2011-02-01 21:12

An Islamist extremist who worked as a British Airways computer expert has conspired with a radical preacher to blow up a plane bound for the United States.

Europe: US security overboard

2010-10-27 22:06

European air officials accuse the United States of imposing useless and overly intrusive travel security measures, calling on Obama to re-examine policies.

'We're going to crash... or not'

2010-08-27 12:32

Terrified passengers flying from London to Hong Kong braced for a possible crash into the sea after a pilot mistakenly played an emergency message, a newspaper has reported.

BA stands firm over crew dispute

2010-07-13 17:51

British Airways has fiercely defended its position in a dispute over pay and conditions to shareholders at its annual general meeting.

BA-Iberia merger on schedule

2010-06-02 16:37

British Airways and Iberia should complete their merger on schedule before the end of the year, the chairperson of the Spanish flag carrier says.

Questions over World Cup airfare probe

2010-05-28 11:01

There has apparently been no progress in a government investigation into alleged ticket price collusion between SA airlines during the soccer tournament.

Fresh BA strike takes off

2010-05-24 16:32

Thousands of air travellers are facing disruptions as British Airways cabin crew began a five-day strike, grounding many flights to and from its main London hub.

BA, union in last-minute talks

2010-05-22 22:39

British Airways PLC and its cabin crew union have met to try to avert strikes that threaten to ground many of the airline's flights, but the talks ended when protesters broke into the building.

BA attempts to avert strike

2010-05-17 14:34

British Airways will go to London's High Court in a bid to avert a strike by the airline's cabin crew, while the company is also due to attend talks with union leaders to stop the planned action.

BA plans strikes ahead of SWC

2010-05-10 19:44

Cabin crew at British Airways have announced plans to strike for a total of 20 days in May and June, ending two days before the Soccer World Cup starts.

Volcanic ash affects SA flights

2010-04-15 14:57

A number of flights leaving SA for the northern parts of Europe have been cancelled due to an ash cloud from a volcanic eruption in Iceland.

BA strike affects some SA flights

2010-03-29 17:21

Only 15% of South African bound flights will be affected by the British Airways strike in the UK, says an official.

BA strike becomes political

2010-03-28 18:20

British Airways (BA) cabin crew entered the second day of a four-day strike on Sunday, bringing further travel disruption with no end in sight.

Chaos for BA passengers

2010-03-20 19:03

British Airways has cancelled more than 1 000 flights after its cabin crew launched a three-day strike, wreaking havoc on the plans of thousands of passengers.

Terrorism charge for BA worker

2010-03-12 10:13

A British Airways computer expert has appeared in court accused of planning suicide bombings and his own martyrdom.

Scare on BA flight

2009-10-31 16:16

Several people have fainted on board a BA flight from the US to London's Heathrow, prompting emergency crews to check the plane for hazardous materials.

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