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End of the jumbo: British Airways retires 747 early due to coronavirus crisis

End of the jumbo: British Airways retires 747 early due to coronavirus crisis

British Airways, the world's largest operator of Boeing 747s, will retire its entire jumbo jet fleet with immediate effect after the Covid-19 pandemic sent air travel into freefall.

Former British PM Cameron's bodyguard forgets loaded gun in plane toilet

Former British PM Cameron's bodyguard forgets loaded gun in plane toilet

A passenger found a loaded pistol and David Cameron's passport in an airplane toilet after the former British prime minister's bodyguard forgot them there, the British media reported on Wednesday.

Walsh hands over the controls after building British Airways parent IAG

Walsh hands over the controls after building British Airways parent IAG

The powerful Lebanese group Hezbollah is working to remove obstacles to a deal on a new government which must be formed as soon as possible to avoid collapse, one of its top officials said on Thursday.

British Airways pilots' strike enters second day

British Airways pilots' strike enters second day

A landmark strike by British Airways pilots entered its second day on Tuesday with more travel chaos -- and no end in sight to the long-running dispute over pay.

Contact British Airways directly, Qatar Airways advises strike-hit passengers

Contact British Airways directly, Qatar Airways advises strike-hit passengers

Qatar Airways has urged passengers of British Airways to contact its oneworld partner directly for assistance in view of the UK-based airline's first-ever pilots' strike, which led to cancellation of hundreds of flights

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike

British Airways (BA) pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay.

Onboard British Airways Airbus A350-1000 XWB launch flight

Onboard British Airways Airbus A350-1000 XWB launch flight

The A350-1000 XWB is fast becoming the Airbus widely flagship. The aircraft, already in service with launch operator Qatar Airways, and second operator Cathay Pacific ...

British Airways passengers face chaos after latest IT failures

British Airways passengers face chaos after latest IT failures

Thousands of British Airways passengers had to endure cancellations, delays and long queues at airports as the airline suffered its third major computer failure in a little more than two years.

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for 7 days

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for 7 days

British Airways abruptly suspended flights to Cairo for a week from Saturday over security concerns, giving no details about what had prompted the move.

Boeing's troubled 737 MAX gets huge vote of confidence from IAG

Boeing's troubled 737 MAX gets huge vote of confidence from IAG

US aircraft giant Boeing got a welcome vote of confidence in its beleaguered 737 MAX plane on Tuesday when International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways, said it wanted to by 200 of the planes.

Chief of BA-owner IAG says lack of Brexit progress "shocking"

Chief of BA-owner IAG says lack of Brexit progress "shocking"

Brexit talks have made a "shocking" lack of progress which will hurt Britain's economy over the coming months, the chief executive of British Airways' owner, IAG, said in the company's annual report on Tuesday.

British Airways announces return to Pakistan after a decade

British Airways announces return to Pakistan after a decade

British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next summer, the carrier announced yesterday, in a major vote of confidence from a Western airline a decade after suspending operations due to security fears.