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UK flights getting back to normal after air traffic control problems

UK flights getting back to normal after air traffic control problems

Britain's air traffic authority NATS said it had done enough to fix an earlier system issue for flights to start returning to normal after technical problems delayed planes at Britain's two busiest airports

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge

The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway.

London's £15bn Crossrail link delayed by nearly a year

London's £15bn Crossrail link delayed by nearly a year

The Elizabeth line will connect destinations such as Heathrow Airport in west London to areas such as the Canary Wharf financial district in the east.

New icy blast cancels over 100 flights at London Heathrow

New icy blast cancels over 100 flights at London Heathrow

A fresh bout of snow on Saturday forced the cancellation of more than 100 flights in and out of London's Heathrow Airport, with a bad forecast threatening further disruption.

BA flights restored but questions remain after IT failure

BA flights restored but questions remain after IT failure

British Airways flights were back in the skies on Tuesday but the company faced increasing pressure over its response to the huge IT failure that left 75,000 passengers stranded and dealt a major blow to its reputation.

British Airways to fly all customers during strike

British Airways to fly all customers during strike

British Airways said that all its passengers would be flown to their destinations during a 72-hour pay strike by some cabin crew which began on Thursday.

After years of delay, London's 'night tube' trains start running

After years of delay, London's 'night tube' trains start running

The world's oldest underground rail network takes a big step forward this weekend when the "tube" starts all-night Friday and Saturday services after years of obstruction and delay.

Qatar Airways launches flights to Birmingham

Qatar Airways launches flights to Birmingham

Qatar Airways has inaugurated the airline’s fourth UK gateway with direct flights between Doha and Birmingham. The airline will operate eight weekly services to Birmingham.

Emirates reports 9% passenger growth in 2015

Emirates reports 9% passenger growth in 2015

Dubai's Emirates airlines carried 51.3mn passengers in 2015, up 9% from last year, the company said.