UK Airlines

How Airlines Are Making Traveling with Young Children Even More Difficult

Mihal Greener | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Parents
Mihal Greener

Yep, the worst thing that has happened to me while flying was not the airline pretending a cardboard box was an actual bed for an actual baby. The worst thing is what the airlines try to pass off as children's food.

Andreas Lubitz Referred To Psychiatric Clinic Just Two Weeks Before Germanwings Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

The Germanwings co-pilot who caused the crash which killed 150 people was referred to a psychiatric clinic two weeks before the the tragedy, it has be...

MH370 Victim's Widow Sues Malaysian Airlines For 'Deliberately' Altering Plane's Course

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

The crew of missing MH370 "deliberately altered" the aircraft’s flight path, the widow of of a passenger who died on board alleges in a compensation...

The Joys of Air Travel With Children

Kathryn Berens | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

Flying pre-children was a much under-appreciated pleasure: a little solo packing, an amble around the airport shops, perhaps a little light dinner with a first holiday glass of wine and then a leisurely stroll to the gate.

Breastfeeding Mum Praises Airline For Offering Her First-Class Seat To Pump Milk

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK Parents

A breastfeeding mum of triplets has praised an airline for giving her a free First Class seat to pump milk during her flight. Jenna Mde‎ explaine...

Airlines To Refund Pregnant Passengers For Upcoming Travel To Zika-Infected Countries

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Parents

Pregnant women who have booked holidays to Zika-infected areas are being offered refunds by a number of airlines. Mums-to-be are being given the op...

Thomson Plane 'Came Within 1,000ft Of Missile' En Route To Sharm El-Sheikh

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.11.2015 | UK

A Thomson flight from London Stansted came within 1,000ft of a missile while en route to Sharm el-Sheikh, it has been claimed. The Daily Mail repor...

POLL: Should Ryanair Allow Pets To Travel In The Passenger Cabin?

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

Love-to-hate budget airline Ryanair has announced it is considering plans to allow pet dogs to travel with their owners on board its planes. Rather...

'Nut Rage' Passenger Costs Airline £350,000 After Plane Diverted To Belfast

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

A plane traveling from Rome to Chicago was forced to divert to Belfast because a passenger got angry over nuts and crackers, a court has heard. Un...

Artist Trolls Everyone Flying Into Milwaukee With Hilariously Cruel Sign

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Comedy

It's the sign that's been trolling air passengers for 27 years -- 'Welcome to Cleveland,' just as you're about to land at Mitchell International Airpo...

'Islamophobic' Coke Can Incident On Plane Sparks United Airlines Boycott

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK

United Airlines is being boycotted by people who were appalled after a woman was reduced to tears by an alleged 'Islamophobic' incident on a flight. ...

Questions Over How Much Germanwings Knew About Andreas Lubitz's Health

PA | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who deliberately crashed Germanwings Airbus A320 into the French Alps, may have hidden an illness from his airlin...

People With Depression Are Asking The Daily Mail What They CAN Do

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

Newspaper headlines have been called "shameful" and "awful" for stigmatising people with depression in the coverage of Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings...

Co-Pilot May 'Have Had A Grudge' Against Passenger, Psychologist Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Andreas Lubitz Was 'Signed Off Work' On Day Of Fatal Crash But Tore Up Sick Notes An aviation psychologist has suggested that Germanwings...

EasyJet Among Airlines Changing Cockpit Rules After Fatal Germanwings Crash

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Andreas Lubitz Was 'Signed Off Work' On Day Of Fatal Crash But Tore Up Sick Notes In the wake of the fatal Germanwings crash in the Frenc...

Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Was 'Signed Off Sick' On Day Of Crash

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Andreas Lubitz 'Depression' Headlines Slammed By Mental Health Charities As 'Simplistic' German prosecutors say they have found evidence t...

'Would-Be Plane Hijacker' Wrestled To Ground In Incredible Video

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK

A dramatic video has emerged appearing to show the terrifying moment passengers thwarted an alleged hijacking attempt on board a United Airlines fligh...

Could Flying With Emirates Be Your Dream Job?

Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Want to work around the world and base yourself in a sunny, fun-filled city? Flying with Emirates could be the ideal career for you. From humble b...

Battle for Air Passenger Rights Continues Despite Multiple Court Rulings

Jakub Kotan | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK
Jakub Kotan

Celebrating air passengers flooded internet forums at the end of October 2014. The Supreme Court confirmed an earlier decision of the Court of Appeal in Huzar v Jet2.com regarding passenger rights to monetary compensation. English law now gives passengers the right to compensation for a delay greater than 3 hours, if caused by a faulty aircraft.

Al-Qaeda Urges 'Lone Wolves' To Attack Easyjet And British Airways

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's English language magazine Inspire has endorsed "lone wolf" attacks on Easyjet and British Airways planes alongside...

Shocking Footage Shows Moment Passengers Scream And Pray In Severe Turbulence

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Several videos have emerged of the severe turbulence that injured 14 people during a terrifying flight to Dallas, Texas. American Airlines flight A...

Mystery Plane Lands After Four Hours Circling The English Channel

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

Update: After over four hours in the air flight UAL28 has now landed safely at London Heathrow. According to United Airlines the plane was suffering f...

Airline's Epic Six Hour Advert Will Bore You Into Flying With Them

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

This is the most boring advert ever. In fact, at nearly 6-hours long, it's also the longest. The weird thing is, while the epic piece is supposed t...

Air Passengers Face Another Stalemate Against the Airlines

Jakub Kotan | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Jakub Kotan

Train, coach and ferry delays are also subject to compensations imposed by European law, but have received far less publicity. This is for a simple reason: Companies operating trains, coaches and ferries simply pay up when they are responsible for delays. It could really be this simple.

Birth of a Volcano: The World Watches Iceland

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech
Professor Dougal Jerram

Bárðarbunga is a big volcano by Iceland standards and its starting to wake up! Where is it? Will it erupt and shut down Europe's airspace? What about the ice flood risks? The news has been rolling out different scenarios.