ARTICLES RELATING TO BRITISH AIRWAYS

WATCH: British Airways owner IAG warns of profit hit from strikes

2019-09-27 14:57

British Airways owner IAG warned on Thursday full-year operating pretax profit will be €215m lower than last year, after major pilot strikes grounded thousands of flights.

WATCH: Most British Airways flights cancelled as pilots begin two-day pay strike

2019-09-09 11:12

British Airways flights were crippled as pilots launched a 48-hour strike in a dispute over pay. Members of the British Airline Pilots Association are taking their first ever industrial action against the airline.

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo

2019-07-21 10:33

British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt's capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, giving no details about what may have prompted the move.

British Airways faces record $230m fine over data theft

2019-07-08 13:34

The UK plans to fine British Airways $230m over computer attacks that exposed customer data, marking the first major application of far-reaching European Union rules requiring companies to tighten anti-hacking measures.

Erik Venter bids Comair farewell

2019-05-21 20:54

The Comair board has announced that CEO Erik Venter has resigned from the company to pursue his own interests.

Comair grounds Numsa strike with CCMA request

2018-12-13 20:11

The union’s demands include a 12% salary increase, a guaranteed thirteenth cheque, more shop steward representation, a travel allowance and a shift allowance amounting to 15% of the employee's basic salary.

Comair in new aerotech joint venture

2018-10-25 16:34

Private SA airline Comair and IT company Infinea have entered into a joint venture to launch a new SA aerotech company called Nacelle.

Comair flies high after efficiency strategy pays off

2018-09-18 19:08

Comair CEO Erik Venter talks to Fin24 about the record earnings for the financial year ended June 30 2018, despite challenging trade conditions.

Racism on a plane: Black Motion want R3.7m

2018-03-04 08:13

Dance music stars thrown off a British Airways flight say the airline is racist as testimonies in the case reveal startling new claims, reports Charl Blignaut.

Comair shows strong profit growth in tough conditions

2017-09-12 12:05

Comair's annual financial results show a 54% increase in profits to R297m and a 28% increase in cash generated by its operations.

 

British Airways flights in SA not affected by pilot strike in UK

2019-09-09 11:43

The strike by the British Airline Pilots' Association does not affect British Airways flights operated by Comair in South Africa, says a spokesperson.

British Airways cancels hundreds of flights over pilot strike

2019-09-08 18:00

British Airways cancelled hundreds of flights, with disruptions mostly impacting London, as chances dwindled for a breakthrough that would avert the first pilots’ strike in decades.

WATCH: British Airways faces record $230m fine over data theft

2019-07-08 22:18

British Airways owner IAG is facing a record $230m fine for the theft of data from 500 000 customers from its website last year under tough new data-protection rules policed by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office.

British Airways resumes Pakistan flights after a 10-year absence

2019-06-03 13:41

British Airways landed back in Pakistan, in a major vote of confidence from a Western airline after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago.

UPDATE: Comair avoids December disruptions on day one of CCMA talks

2018-12-20 11:38

Comair executive director Wrenelle Stander said while the company had faith in the arbitration process, it had made provision for any strike-related disruptions.

Disability justice advocate demands new wheelchair, public apology from British Airways

2018-12-05 21:58

Global human rights and disability justice advocate Edward Ndopu is demanding a new wheelchair and a public apology from British Airways.

Comair recognised as a top employer

2018-10-09 14:47

SA aviation group Comair has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2019 for excellence in employee conditions.

British Airways hacked with details of 380 000 cards stolen

2018-09-06 22:07

British Airways says that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 were stolen in a data breach involving 380 000 payment cards.

BA flight security scare forces evacuation in Paris

2017-09-17 14:51

A London-bound British Airways flight was evacuated at Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport on Sunday due to a security scare, but was later cleared for take-off, the airport's operator said.

The cost of winding down before you take off

2017-08-13 06:02

When it comes to airport and airline lounges, the benefits are abundant – there’s comfortable seating, unlimited food and drinks, television, access to shower facilities (handy after a long flight), free newspapers and magazines, massages and free Wifi.

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