British Airways

You May Only Just Be Getting Over The Last Tube Strike, But Another Could Be Coming

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK

Just days after London commuters were hamstrung by a Tube strike, another walkout is in the pipeline. Members of the RMT union are set to vote on whe...

Storm Barbara Is Hurtling Into Christmas On 90mph Winds

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

With just a day before Storm Barbara hits, the bad weather gremlins are already creeping into Britain’s transport system. Flights from three London ...

Wave Of Strikes To Hit Rail, Post And Airline Industries This Week

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK

A wave of strikes will be launched by thousands of workers this week, hitting rail, post and airline industries in the run-up to Christmas. A series o...

10 Tips To Make Your Flying Time Super Productive

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you’re up in the air, take this precious personal time to gather your thoughts, catch up on work and even learn something entirely new. Rather ...

How To Unwind On Your Next Business Trip

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you fly for business, you carry the expectations of your company that you’ll come ‘back with the goods’, whether that’s an important clie...

Drone In Terrifying 'Near-Miss' With Passenger Plane Near The Shard

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK

A potentially major air disaster was “narrowly avoided” over London when an Airbus travelling near The Shard had a “very near-miss” with a dro...

British Airways Will Offer Wi-Fi On Short-Haul Flights From Next Summer

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Tech

Passengers on British Airways’ short-haul flights will be offered wi-fi from summer next year. The airline’s owner, IAG, promised the connection w...

10 Ways To Ensure Stress Free Business Travel

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We asked experienced business travellers and British Airways’ cabin crew for their top tips to help you feel calm and relaxed, before, during and af...

Medical Emergency Forces British Airways London Flight To Divert To Canada

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK

A British Airways flight travelling from San Francisco to London had to be diverted to Vancouver after a medical emergency was declared on Tuesday mor...

Why Brexit Will Eventually Catch Up With Airlines

Adam Manuel | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK
Adam Manuel

The pound is getting weaker by the day. While Brexiters are quick to defend its volatility, it's important to remember that Britain's exit from the EU hasn't actually happened. While a weaker pound does have its benefits, namely by boosting exports, such drastic short-term changes can place considerable strain on resources and labour...

Here's How To Manage Business Travel As An SME

Shihab S Joi | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK

Much of our day-to-day communication with clients can be made online, but when it comes to getting the businesses in and negotiating the best deals, n...

British Airways Scraps Free Flight Food In Favour Of M&S Sarnies (And People Aren't Happy)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

British Airways has revealed it will be ditching its complimentary menu on short-haul flights and selling Marks & Spencer goods instead. The new menu...

'Unruly' Glaswegian Forced British Airways Flight To Divert To Boston

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK

A British Airways flight has been forced to divert to Boston en route from London to Florida because of an “unruly” UK passenger. A 24-year-old Gl...

People Stranded Mid-Air Up Brighton Tourist Attraction For Two Hours After 'Technical Hitch'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK

Visitors on board Brighton’s i360 tower were left stranded in mid-air for more than two hours after it broke down. British Airways (BA) said there...

Airport Chaos As British Airways Hit By 'Worldwide' Computer Glitch

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

British Airways has apologised to passengers for delays after an IT glitch hit check-in systems. Angry travellers complained of having to queue for ho...

Good News Travellers - You Can Now Fly Direct From London Heathrow To Tehran's Famous Evin Prison

Neil Durkin | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

So they're back. Direct flights from London to Tehran, that is. After a four-year break, including delays for "technical" reasons after originally ann...

Team GB Receive Heroes' Welcome As They Return Home Triumphant

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK

Team GB athletes received a heroes’ welcome at Heathrow Airport on Tuesday as they returned home triumphant from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Bri...

British Airways Flight Forced To Make Emergency Landing After 'Cannabis Smell' Fills Cabin

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK

A British Airways flight travelling to Greece was forced to turn back to Gatwick on Thursday after passengers complained of a foul smell which was com...

Five Reasons Why Costa Rica Is Your New Bucketlist Destination

By Jennifer Barton | Phillip Othen | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It's that time of year when we all start getting itchy feet and can't help daydreaming about - and booking - our summer holiday destinations. This yea...

Fighter Jets Intercepts British Airways Fight Over Hungary

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.05.2016 | UK

A British Airways flight was intercepted by fighter jets over Hungary after it lost contact with air traffic controllers. The Boeing 777 was reportedl...

That British Airways 'Drone Strike' May Have Been A Lot Of Fuss Over Nothing

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK

A British Airways plane which was thought to have been hit during a landing at Heathrow was probably not hit by a drone after all. The transport secre...

That 'Drone' Which Hit A British Airways Plane Could Have Been Something, Erm, Else

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

The suspected drone which hit a plane at Heathrow Airport last week may not have been a drone at all. An investigation was launched after a British Ai...

BA Passenger Bitten After Intervening To Help Cabin Crew Subdue Aggressive Traveller

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK

A man aboard a British Airways flight was bitten when he intervened to help the crew deal with a violent passenger. Christopher McNerlin was on a flig...

'Scary' Pictures Show Flooded BA Plane After Trolley Hits Water Pipe

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.03.2016 | UK

British Airways passengers were left alarmed and wet when their plane was flooded after a pipe sprung a leak. Electronics were damaged and blankets ha...

British Airways Squashes Claims Of Bed Bug Infestation

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK

British Airways has rubbished claims that it allowed a plane with a bed bug infestation to carry on flying, saying it only discovered two bed bugs, an...