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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 Mar 07, 2024 Bird Strike Damages Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner at London-Heathrow A Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner was involved in a bird-strike incident on March 3. There are no reports of injuries other than the bird itself. 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 Oct 13, 2023 Kenya Airways 787 Intercepted by RAF Jets A Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 destined for landing at London's Heathrow Airport was instead forced to land at Stansted Airport amid a "potential security threat" onboard. Read More →
NEWS Jul 26, 2023 Catering Issue Prompts British Airways to Serve KFC Onboard On a recent long-haul flight, class divisions disappeared as flight attendants onboard a British Airways flight were forced to serve food from the fast-food chain "Kentucky Fried Chicken" (KFC) due to an apparent catering issue that occurred immediately before the flight. Read More →
ROUTES Jul 25, 2023 Lufthansa to Launch Special Flights From London Lufthansa is gearing up for a busy fall and winter season in the U.K., with the airline launching two seasonal winter routes as well as special charter flights for the German beer festival of Oktoberfest. With these flights, the airline hopes to further its way into the British market. Read More →
ROUTES Jun 22, 2023 China Adds More International Routes as Part of Post-Pandemic Recovery China has begun reopening its airports since the pandemic. Many airlines within the country have reported improvements in route popularity, especially due to the increase of travel in the summer. Read More →
NEWS May 26, 2023 British Airways Cancels Flights at Heathrow Due to IT Issues British Airways has canceled at least 60 flights at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) due to technical issues. The airline is currently working to fix IT issues that have created long delays and left passengers at the airport without their luggage. Read More →