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NEWS Jun 18, 2024 BA Faces Minor Fault: Passengers Endure London Round Trip Flight Passengers were stuck on a nine-hour “flight to nowhere” after a British Airways plane from London to Texas was forced to turn around in mid-air. The flight departed from Heathrow Airport at 10am on Monday and had reached Newfoundland, Canada, when a minor technical issue forced it to turn back Read More →
NEWS Jun 13, 2024 British Airways Passengers from London Endure a 9-Hour ‘Flight to Nowhere’ British Airways passengers endured a nine-hour “flight to nowhere” on Monday when their Texas-bound flight had to turn back to London after reaching North America. Read More →
NEWS Apr 22, 2024 New Data Suggests a Rise in Aircraft Near-Misses While it is true that plane collisions occur quite frequently, recent events may be overstating just how often they may occur. Accidents themselves do not occur as often as many believe and it is incredibly rare for a plane to experience difficulties during the flight itself. Read More →
ROUTES Apr 13, 2024 The Longest Flights Between Europe and Asia Analyzing the longest flights in the world can be eye-opening as sometimes you will learn about routes you never knew existed. We've been publishing quite a few articles on the world's longest flights, and today, we will focus on the longest routes between Europe and Asia. This "Top Ten" list will not only include nonstop flights but direct flight options as well. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 27, 2024 Why Pilots Never Eat the Same Meal Imagine you are onboard a long-haul flight, and dinner has just been served. There are usually a variety of options to choose from; chances are, one of the pilots may have also had a similar meal. The key word is "one," as there is a common myth that the pilots of a flight never eat the same meal. Read More →
NEWS Mar 06, 2024 British Airways' £7 Billion Transformation Plan: New Seats, Advanced Technology, and Updated Lounges British Airways (BA) announced a £7 billion ($8.9 billion) transformation plan at an event in London on March 5. The new initiatives aim to provide a world-class passenger experience and incorporate advanced technology into the airline's operations. Read More →
NEWS Feb 27, 2024 £3 Million Immigration Scam: British Airways Manager Flees After Visa Fraud A 24-year-old British Airways manager at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) stands accused of running a £3 million ($3.8 million) immigration scam, allegedly exploiting the airline's check-in systems to assist passengers in bypassing security without visas or proper documentation. The suspect, whose name has yet to be released, is currently on the run in India after being arrested and released on bail in January. Read More →
NEWS Feb 12, 2024 Investigation Launched After British Man Sneaks Onto New York-Bound Flight Without Passport or Ticket On December 23, Craig Sturt reached Britain's busiest airport, London Heathrow, with no passport or confirmed ticket. The 46-year-old jobless man bypassed the check-in desks and headed straight for the security gates in Heathrow's Terminal 5. Sturt then turned up at the gate for a British Airways flight bound for New York-JFK. Read More →
NEWS Jan 11, 2024 British Airways Pilot Kidnapped and Tortured Outside Supermarket During Stopover in Johannesburg A British Airways pilot was kidnapped and tortured by a large group of criminals during a stopover in Johannesburg on January 10. The pilot was "shaken" by the attack after being forced to give up "thousands and thousands" of pounds to the attackers in exchange for his release. This is not the first time in recent months that a British Airways employee was attacked during a stopover in Johannesburg. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 17, 2023 The World's Five Worst Mid-air Collisions Mid-air collisions are exceptionally rare but present some of the most horrifying crashes in history. There is almost no possibility for survival, given the high rate of speed and altitude these crashes typically occur. This article recaps the five worst mid-air collisions based on fatalities. Read More →