British Airways

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...

Another Passenger Flight Is Targeted By A Laser Beam Near Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

A British Airways plane was targeted by a laser beam as it approached London Heathrow Airport on Monday evening, police have confirmed. Officers ar...

DJ Reveals Terrifying Moment BA Passenger Screamed 'I Have A Bomb And You're All Going To Die'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

Radio DJ Steve Penk has detailed his daughter's "terrifying" British Airways flight out of London after a male passenger screamed "I have a bomb and y...

BA Passenger Hospitalised After Bag Falls On His Head From Overhead Locker

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK

A man was hospitalised after a bag fell out of an overhead locker and struck him on the head as he waited to take off at Heathrow Airport. The Brit...

Undercarriage Collapses As British Airways Plane Crash Lands In South Africa

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK

The undercarriage on a British Airways plane has collapsed after a crash landing at Johnannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport. Pictures from t...

Fascinating Time-Lapse Reveals BA's 787-9 Dreamliner Being Built

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Tech

If you've ever sat on an aircraft and wondered how on Earth they are assembled... Look no further. British Airways has released a four minute time...

Alex Salmond Tried To Board A Plane As Captain Kirk

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.10.2015 | UK

Alex Salmond found himself in a bizarre situation with airline staff after booking on to a flight under the name James Kirk - the captain of Star Trek...

Hero Pilot Chirs Henkey Has 'Finished Flying' After BA Engine Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

The Reading pilot hailed a hero after safely evacuating passengers and crew from a burning British Airways plane on a Las Vegas runway has said he has...

Burning Plane 'Was Supposed To Be Pilot's Last Flight'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

A gaping, charred hole has been left in the side of the British Airways plane which caught fire shortly before departing for London on Tuesday. All...

Calm BA Captain Made Frightening Mayday Call Sound More Like A Coffee Order

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

Black smoke was billowing from the British Airways jet as flames shot out from under the wing, but listening to the British Airways pilot notify airpo...

Passenger Terror In Las Vegas As BA Plane Bursts Into Flames

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Jack Sommers | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

The engine of a British Airways jet caught fire on the runway at Las Vegas airport on Tuesday shortly before take off. Pictures from McCarran Internat...

British Airways Flight Diverted 'After Bomb Threat'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

A British Airways flight was forced to land in Montreal after reportedly receiving a bomb threat. The 747 took off from Las Vegas and was bound for...

Man Falls To Death From Plane Near Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

A man believed to have stowed away on a long-haul flight plunged to his death from te British Airways jet as it approached Heathrow Airport to land. ...

British Airways Flight Turned Around Because Of 'Smelly Poo'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK

A British Airways flight from Heathrow to Dubai was forced to return to London on Thursday... because someone did a 'smelly poo'. Insane! Our BA fl...

British Airways First Class Shamed As 'Filthy' By Passenger Who Paid For Trip Of A Lifetime

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK

A news anchor has laid bare the “filthy” conditions he encountered on a first class flight to the Caribbean with British Airways. Owen Thomas,...

BA Plane Returns To Heathrow As Mystery Bang Heard Over Kent

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK

A British Airways plane was forced to circle over Kent and return to Heathrow Airport around the same time residents in Sevenoaks reported hearing a "...

BA Uses Mind-Bending Video To Show Off Its New Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech

BA has released an incredible video using 4D projection to celebrate the launch of its first A380 flying from London to Singapore. The video uses a...

I'll Only Be 5000 Miles Away...

Chloe Gunning | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

A few weeks ago I left the UK to set off on a three month adventure. I left behind a job in the music industry which I'd found creative and exciting, but often very stressful. I spent one year managing pop artists and the year before working with stars from The X Factor. The day I boarded my flight to Mexico, I felt a million miles away from it all.

Why Everyone Is Talking About... Dominican Republic

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With an average annual temperature of 25 degrees, stunning beaches and great nightlife, it's tricky to work out why you wouldn’t want to go on holid...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (and Didn't) About Lost Luggage

Travelzoo UK | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Travelzoo UK

According to SITA (the company that tracks lost baggage performance) an estimated 21.8 million bags were mishandled in 2013 - that's almost seven items for every 1,000 passengers. It could be worse though - in 2007, the airline industry's worst year for misplaced baggage, 46.9 million bags went missing.