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. More than a third of British Airways flights from Heathrow were cancelled as thousands of passengers were disrupted for a second day. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Disruption from a major British Airways IT failure that affected more than 1,000 flights on Saturday has continued into a second day, leaving more passengers stranded. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... IT services are now provided globally by a range of suppliers and this is very common practice across all industries and the UK government. "British Airways employs around 35,000 people in the UK providing high skilled and well paid jobs. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Five questions for BA  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 10:59:40 AM
.... IT services are now provided globally by a range of suppliers and this is very common practice across all industries and the UK government. "British Airways employs around 35,000 people in the UK providing high skilled and well paid jobs. ...
British Airways: turmoil continues after IT failure grounds flights image
. Disruption from a major British Airways IT failure that affected more than 1,000 flights on Saturday has continued into a second day, leaving more passengers stranded. ...
British Airways: Chaos continues at Heathrow image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 12:20:08 AM
. More than a third of British Airways flights from Heathrow were cancelled as thousands of passengers were disrupted for a second day. ...
Great bed and power shower: is this really a budget hotel? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 03:00:03 PM
....The budget phenomenon is transforming businesses’ attitudes to travel and accommodation. And in turn low-cost airlines Ryanair and easyJet are vying for a share of the business travel market by adopting practices associated with traditional airlines such as British Airways, such the option of booking a specific seat. ...
Mr & Mrs Smith co-founder: ‘Don’t let yourself get comfortable’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 06:00:41 AM
.... It stands out not so much for me but for how proud my parents were. There have also been many proud moments in what my team has achieved – from taking our first booking to the day we launched a complex integration with British Airways. ...
Expedia money saving: How to slash 12% price from of holiday and flight bookings image
....5 percent cashback on Emirates bookings, and £7. 50 on British Airways long haul flights. ...
BA flight grounded after bird found flapping around in cockpit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:04:48 PM
. A British Airways flight due to take off from Heathrow to the US had to be cancelled when a bird found flapping inside the cockpit could not be removed by crew. ...
More food for thought, as a passenger takes BA to court image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 06:00:53 AM
.... Now one reader, JB of Peterborough, is challenging the no-free-meals policy in court. “I have just filed against British Airways Plc in the small claims court. ...
BA owner IAG hails record first-quarter profit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 10:00:56 AM
. Airline group IAG, which owns British Airways and Iberia, has reported record first-quarter profits. ...
FTSE 100 boosted by Pearson and IAG image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 08:08:03 AM
. (Close): Education company Pearson and British Airways owner IAG were the top two performers on London's benchmark share index on Friday, helping to bolster the UK market. ...
M&S hires Halfords chief to run struggling clothing arm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 07:12:00 AM
....Rowe is thought to have been keen to hire a business heavyweight with strong leadership skills who would be able to pull together strategy for M&S’s clothing and home business and develop a strategy suited to the rapidly changing consumer environment. But industry watchers questioned the logic of hiring a clothing industry novice, whose career began at health and beauty group Colgate-Palmolive before she spent 16 years at British Airways and nearly a decade with McDonald’s. ...
Mr Fixer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 11:01:33 PM
....While Quintessentially won't reveal any members' details, it is widely reported that it is used by the likes of singer Madonna, Indian steel giant Lakshmi Mittal, UK entrepreneur Richard Branson, author JK Rowling and rap star P Diddy. The company also works closely with 400 premium brands including Ferrari, Channel, Gucci and British Airways. ...
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
....”. Actor and entrepreneur Athena Stevens waited a year for compensation after her £25,000 motorised wheelchair was irreparably damaged during a British Airways flight from London City airport to Glasgow in 2015. ...
BA pilot who feared toxic cockpit air died of overdose, inquest told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 02:29:28 PM
. The family of a British Airways co-pilot, who believe he was poisoned by contaminated cockpit air, have accused the airline industry of having its “head in the sand” over the issue. ...
FTSE 100 takes flight after airline shares rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 07:39:41 AM
....Mining firms Randgold and Fresnillo topped the leader board - rising more than 4% each - while shares in EasyJet finished 2. 1% higher and British Airways owner IAG rose 1. ...
What businesses want from the talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 11:01:52 PM
....Helped by the European Common Aviation Area, more than 130 million passengers fly between the UK and the rest of the EU every year, almost double the amount from 20 years ago. Airlines such as EasyJet and British Airways are keen for the UK to still have some access to it, but how that will work once the UK leaves the EU single market is unclear. ...
Cheaper flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 02:50:44 AM
.... But unlike its competitors, the Oslo-based airline has found considerable success by flying across the Atlantic from cities including London and Paris for the past four years - and appears to have the likes of IAG worried. The decision by IAG, which owns British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus, to launch a low-cost long-haul airline is regarded as a direct response to the threat posed by Norwegian. ...
Please bring back my old British Airways | Victoria Coren Mitchell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:01:15 AM
. It must be a busy time in the PR department at British Airways. ...
UK-based airlines told to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:33:08 AM
....The ability of companies such as easyJet to operate on routes across the EU has been a major part of their business models, and there may be a renewed willingness among airlines to invest outside the UK to maintain market share. British Airways does not fly intra-Europe, but its parent company IAG is likely to need to disinvest shareholders in order to be majority EU-owned, and allow its other EU-registered carriers to continue to operate across Europe. ...
Waitrose coffee change gives grounds for complaint image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:13:26 AM
....Before Easyjet and Ryanair rewrote the rules on short-haul air travel, passengers could take their free drink and snack for granted. But in January this year, British Airways signalled that era was well and truly over when it ended the practice on its shorter flights. ...
BA owner IAG launches new long-haul airline Level image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:56:07 AM
. The owner of British Airways is launching a new long-haul budget airline based in Barcelona. ...
‘To fly, to starve’ – BA cabin crew deserve better | Letter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 05:38:47 PM
. As academics with an interest in employment relations we wrote to the Guardian seven years ago (Letters, 25 March 2010) protesting at British Airways’ imposition of lesser pay and conditions for its cabin crew, and the apparent desire of its CEO, Willie Walsh, to break their union. ...
Berlin airports strike to ground more than 650 flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 04:33:37 AM
....German flag carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel all flights on Monday from Frankfurt and Munich to Berlin and vice versa. Other airlines affected include Air Berlin, British Airways, Easyjet and Ryanair. ...
Britons like vodka and Nike and won't consider Airbnb, survey reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:42:14 PM
....Those consumers who do have money to spend had strong opinions about their favourite brands, the survey found. For instance, assuming flight times and prices are the same, travellers would rather fly with British Airways than any other airline, but would choose easyJet where it is cheaper. ...
Brexit, airlines' worst fear, has become their preoccupation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 06:29:50 AM
....If there is no deal by the time it leaves the EU, the UK's ability to trade will be made significantly more difficult. Some suggest that International Airlines Group, which owns British Airways, could run into red tape; but IAG’s chief executive, Willie Walsh, insists that the group’s structures, dating from the merger of BA and the Spanish airline Iberia in 2011, are Brexit-proof. ...
BA to offer less legroom than Ryanair on some planes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 07:18:39 PM
. British Airways plans to squeeze in more passengers on some planes it flies to European cities. ...
British Airways to cut legroom on some planes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 06:25:56 PM
. British Airways plans to reduce the legroom on their planes to the same amount as Easyjet. ...
Norwegian's low-cost long-haul transatlantic fares take off quickly image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
....Comparing routes out of Gatwick, from where Norwegian started undercutting UK long-haul competitors in 2014, the cheapest fares in June are typically £393 for a return. And that is usually on days when rivals such as British Airways or American, operating out of the same airport, are a touch over £500. ...
BA cabin crew to stage a new seven-day strike over pay image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 05:30:11 PM
. British Airways cabin crew will stage a fresh seven-day strike from 3 March in their dispute over pay, the Unite union has said. ...
RBS leads FTSE 100 lower as losses mount image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 09:10:51 AM
....The education services company has been hit by a downturn in sales of text books in the US, but Pearson said it had not seen any further deterioration in trading. Airline group IAG - which owns British Airways and Iberia - saw its shares rise 4. ...
BA owner IAG's profits hit by weak pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:53:02 AM
. Airline group IAG, which owns British Airways and Iberia, has reported a rise in profits despite being affected by last year's fall in the pound. ...
BA cabin crew call four-day strike over pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 05:04:46 PM
. Low-paid British Airways cabin crew have called a further four-day strike next week, despite the airline saying that six days of strikes this week had no impact on its operations. ...
British Airways cabin crew begin six days of strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:58:36 PM
. Low-paid cabin crew at British Airways have begun six days of industrial action, as the airline takes an increasingly hard line on strikes by employees. ...
British Airways cabin crew to stage six-day walkout in pay dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 05:03:28 PM
. British Airways cabin crew are to step up strike action by holding a six-day walkout in early February, in an escalating dispute about pay. ...
What did Rolls-Royce directors know about bribery scandal? 'No comment' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 07:00:30 AM
....As well as a standard board of directors, Rolls also had a panel that advised the company on “emerging political, business and economic trends”. Members of the panel included Lord Powell, a former adviser to Margaret Thatcher and John Major; the former president of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso; Sir Rod Eddington, who used to run British Airways; General Sir Mike Jackson, a former chief of general staff for the Ministry of Defence; and Ratan Tata, then the chairman of Tata Sons, owner of Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Steel. ...
BA to operate all Heathrow long-haul services during strike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 05:04:01 PM
. British Airways will operate all its long-haul services to and from Heathrow during a three-day cabin crew strike this week and cancel a small number of short-haul flights, the airline has announced. ...
Transport trouble ahead as air, rail and tube strikes loom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 07:08:52 PM
. More strikes are looming across a range of British transport services, with fresh action announced on British Airways and Southern rail, and an ultimatum issued for another tube strike next month. ...
BA cabin crew to hold further three-day strike over 'poverty pay' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 05:24:43 PM
. Almost 3,000 cabin crew from British Airways’ mixed fleet branch at Heathrow will strike again next week in a row over what the union describes as poverty pay. ...
Renewed strike action on Southern rail adds to commuter misery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:38:33 PM
....Renewed strike action on Southern rail has left hundreds of thousands of commuters again struggling to get to work by alternative means. Cabin crew at British Airways have also started a two-day strike, while efforts continued to restart talks to avert further action on the London Underground. ...
BA cabin crew start two-day strike at Heathrow image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:01:19 AM
.... . "With the parent company of British Airways forecasting annual profits in the region of £2. ...
Latest Southern rail strike expected to cause severe disruption image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 07:15:31 PM
....On Monday, the strike by tube staff closed most stations and left many commuters stranded or having to crowd on to rail or bus services, which were also affected by resulting traffic. About 2,500 British Airways crew will strike on Tuesday and Wednesday, although the airline said only a small number of flights from Heathrow would be affected and all passengers booked to travel would reach their destinations. ...
London Underground strike kicks off week of tube, air and rail walkouts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 09:14:07 PM
....A 24-hour walkout by London Underground staff is expected to cause havoc on Monday by closing tube stations in the centre of the capital. British Airways flights from Heathrow are expected to be disrupted by a strike among cabin crew on Tuesday, and London’s commuters face another round of chaos as drivers on the troubled Southern franchise begin three days of strikes. ...
Taking flight from BA as it washes its hands of our problems image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 07:00:11 AM
. I booked premium economy return flights with British Airways from Manchester to Mexico City via Heathrow. ...
Use this trick to save big money on holiday bookings with Expedia, British Airways & more image
....Holiday planners can also use the sites for making flight bookings. Quidco offers £15 back on British Airways London Heathrow flights to New York, Miami and Las Vegas. ...
Southern rail, London Underground and BA staff to go ahead with strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 04:25:48 PM
. A wave of strikes affecting travel by rail and air are set to hit passengers next week as workers on Southern rail, London Underground and British Airways prepare for industrial action. ...
Strike will not stop BA passenger trips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 09:27:22 AM
. British Airways says all customers will be able to fly to their destinations on Tuesday 10 January and Wednesday 11 January, despite proposed industrial action by Unite union cabin crew. ...
BA cabin crew plan new strikes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 07:38:56 PM
. British Airways cabin crew will stage a 48-hour strike from 10 January after rejecting a new pay offer, the Unite union says. ...
British Airways cabin crew to go on strike next week in pay dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 07:25:18 PM
. British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow are to go on strike next week in a row over “poverty pay” at the airline. ...
Norwegian plans New York flights for under £60 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 12:48:54 PM
....Passengers will be able to fly directly to New York for less than £60 from next summer as budget carrier Norwegian steps up competition for transatlantic passengers. The low-cost airline plans to take on some of the major carriers including British Airways by introducing fares from as little as £56 on new routes from Edinburgh, Scotland, and from Cork and Shannon in Ireland. ...
Brexit, strikes and pay revolts: the year in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:00:27 AM
.... The bank employs 19,000 people across the UK in Canary Wharf, Bournemouth and Glasgow and any move by JP Morgan to start shifting jobs could set the tone for other banks. Alex Cruz Six months into taking control of British Airways in a management reshuffle, Cruz ended 2016 having staved off strike action by baggage handlers, check-in staff and cabin crew. ...
BA owner to launch low-cost flights to US from Barcelona image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 05:29:53 PM
. International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways, is to launch low-cost transatlantic flights in a bid to grab a slice of the nascent market for no-frills long-haul air travel. ...
BA crew Christmas strikes suspended image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 09:33:03 PM
. Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended, the Unite union has said. ...
British Airways cabin crews suspend strikes over Christmas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 09:18:38 PM
. Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended. ...
UK airport baggage and check-in staff strikes called off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 06:01:10 PM
.... The strike was called off following talks at the conciliation service Acas. Talks are continuing in an attempt to avert a separate strike by British Airways cabin crew but McCluskey said progress was “painfully slow”. ...
UK airport staff call off 48-hour strike, union says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 05:39:24 PM
...." . Separately, talks aimed at averting a planned strike by British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow airport still plan to strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day will continue on Wednesday. ...
Travel strikes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 09:34:30 AM
.... He has not. British Airways says it plans to run a full schedule on Christmas Day and Boxing Day despite the proposed industrial action by cabin crew belonging to the Unite union. ...
The Guardian view on trade unions: needed as much as ever | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 06:42:05 PM
. There is little to be said for the strike stopping some customers getting their Christmas presents in the post, nor the ones threatened by British Airways cabin staff and baggage handlers at many of the UK’s airports that threaten long-planned festive breaks, nor for the long-running dispute that is making the lives of commuters in parts of south-east England so miserable. ...
No 10 accuses striking workers of 'contempt for ordinary people' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:01:02 PM
....He suggested the prime minister would not be prioritising further strike laws demanded by some Conservative MPs but refused to rule this out as a possibility if the industrial action gets worse. Asked about the strikes affecting Southern rail, the Royal Mail and British Airways, he said: “What the prime minister thinks is that the strikes are wrong and that they are causing untold misery to hundreds of thousands of people. ...
Downing Street distances itself from Grayling calls for anti-strike laws image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 07:00:14 AM
.... Aslef has joined the RMT dispute, striking for three days last week and entirely shutting down the Southern network. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are also facing walkouts over Christmas. ...
Strikes show contempt says Downing Street image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:34:53 AM
....A strike at Crown post offices has closed about 50 High Street branches as the rail strike at Southern continues with conductors beginning two days of action. Talks aimed at averting a strike by British Airways cabin crew over Christmas will continue on Tuesday at the conciliation service Acas. ...
Talks agreed in bid to avert British Airways strikes over Christmas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 05:48:20 PM
. Talks aimed at averting strikes by British Airways cabin crew over Christmas will be held on Monday. ...
Talks to be held over British Airways cabin crew strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 05:36:09 PM
. Talks aimed at averting a British Airways cabin crew strike over Christmas are to be held on Monday, conciliation service Acas says. ...
RMT boss denies trying to 'bring government down' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 01:30:48 PM
.... . It comes amidst other strikes by British Airways staff, airport workers and the Post Office due to take place over the next week. ...
Fog at London airports causes second day of disruption image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 08:43:59 AM
....A Heathrow airport spokesman said about 30 flights, selected by the airlines, had been "tactically cancelled" because of reduced runway capacity, and delays to other flights were likely to continue all day. British Airways also warned there would be delays to some of its flights at other airports due to disruption at Heathrow. ...
Talks planned to avert pre-Christmas airports staff strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 03:18:00 PM
....Unite said its members were taking industrial action as "a last resort". Separately, British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow airport are set to strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a row over pay and conditions. ...
Baggage handlers down suitcases as Britons get ready for wave of strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 11:42:55 AM
....A fresh wave of strikes will hit Britain in the final week before Christmas, with 1,500 check-in staff and baggage handlers at 18 airports preparing to walk out and rail operator Southern warning of severe disruption when conductors do the same. British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow airport announced on Friday that they are to strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a dispute over pay and conditions. ...
Airport workers' strike could disrupt Christmas flights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 06:46:12 PM
....The PPU, formed entirely of Virgin Atlantic pilots, was launched three years ago as a breakaway from the TUC-affiliated British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa). Air passengers could also be affected by a potential strike by British Airways cabin crew. ...
Airport staff in pre-Christmas strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 05:37:38 PM
.... . Separately, British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow airport are to strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a row over pay and conditions. ...
Virgin Atlantic pilots to take industrial action over union recognition image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 04:47:14 PM
....It is the latest industrial dispute to flare in recent months, with strikes on Southern Railway over staffing and at the Post Office over jobs, pensions and closures. There has also been a work to rule on London Underground over jobs and ticket office closures, and threats of industrial action at British Airways over cabin crew pay. ...
British Airways cabin crew to strike over Christmas image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 04:39:47 PM
. British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow airport are to strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a row over pay and conditions. ...
Christmas of Discontent image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 12:40:39 AM
....About 1,500 check-in staff, baggage handlers and cargo crew at a number of UK airports have also called a 48-hour strike from 23 December in a pay row. In addition, some cabin crew at British Airways have called walkouts, while Argos delivery drivers this week suspended a strike at the eleventh hour. ...
More than 2,500 BA cabin crew could go on strike over Christmas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 02:53:16 PM
. More than 2,000 British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow could go on strike over Christmas after voting overwhelmingly in favour of walkouts in a dispute over pay. ...
British Airways crew vote for Heathrow strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 02:34:14 PM
. About 2,000 British Airways cabin crew have voted overwhelmingly for strikes in a dispute over pay, the Unite union said. ...
Dixons Carphone drags down FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 08:35:43 AM
....3% at 6,949. British Airways owner IAG also finished as one of the heaviest fallers after 2,000 cabin crew voted to take strike action in a dispute over pay. ...

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