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British Airways resumes flights from London to Tehran

British Airways is resuming direct flights from London to Tehran which were suspended four years ago because of western sanctions against Iran.

British Airways is resuming direct flights from London to Tehran which were suspended four years ago because of western sanctions against Iran.

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BA passenger plane crash lands in Joburg - no injuries reported

A British Airways plane has been forced to make a crash landing at Johannesburg’s International airport. Flight BA623 was scheduled to fly from Port

A British Airways plane has been forced to make a crash landing at Johannesburg’s International airport. Flight BA623 was scheduled to fly from Port

Business

Economic impact of Ebola making itself felt

News that the Ebola virus has spread within Europe – to a nurse in Spain – caused a further sell off of airline and travel company shares on

News that the Ebola virus has spread within Europe – to a nurse in Spain – caused a further sell off of airline and travel company shares on

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BA jumbo makes emergency landing in Siberia

A British Airways Boeing 747 en route from London to Beijing has made an emergency landing in Siberia. The pilots discovered a problem with the

A British Airways Boeing 747 en route from London to Beijing has made an emergency landing in Siberia. The pilots discovered a problem with the

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BA plane makes emergency landing after engine fire

A British Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing after smoke was seen coming from one of its engines. Amateur footage shows the

A British Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing after smoke was seen coming from one of its engines. Amateur footage shows the

Business

British Airways order won by Airbus

International Airlines Group – the parent company of British Airways and Iberia – has unveiled firm orders for 18 Airbus A350 long-haul jets for

International Airlines Group – the parent company of British Airways and Iberia – has unveiled firm orders for 18 Airbus A350 long-haul jets for

Business

Boeing gets Dreamliner boost from BA

British Airways’ parent company IAG has firmed up orders for 18 of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners in a show of confidence in the aircraft. The 18 planes

British Airways’ parent company IAG has firmed up orders for 18 of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners in a show of confidence in the aircraft. The 18 planes

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Harlem Shake goes Wilde and higher

New Guinness World Records for the “highest concert” and the “highest Harlem Shake” have been set on board a British Airways flight. Tony Hadley

New Guinness World Records for the “highest concert” and the “highest Harlem Shake” have been set on board a British Airways flight. Tony Hadley

Business

British Airways to buy BMI

British Airways is buying BMI from Lufthansa for just over 200-million euros, shutting out rival bidder Virgin Atlantic. The deal still needs to be

British Airways is buying BMI from Lufthansa for just over 200-million euros, shutting out rival bidder Virgin Atlantic. The deal still needs to be

Science_technology

Scared to fly, will fly

Plane passengers who are terrified of flying can take a course to conquer their fear. What jangles some people’s mind and muscles is a primordial

Plane passengers who are terrified of flying can take a course to conquer their fear. What jangles some people’s mind and muscles is a primordial

Business

British Airways dispute resolved

British Airways cabin crews have agreed to call off a bitter dispute with the airline. That ends a row that started a 18-months ago and cost

British Airways cabin crews have agreed to call off a bitter dispute with the airline. That ends a row that started a 18-months ago and cost

Business

BA-Iberia confident of growth

The International Airlines Group, formed by the merger of BA and Iberia, expects significant growth in operating profits as recovery across the

The International Airlines Group, formed by the merger of BA and Iberia, expects significant growth in operating profits as recovery across the

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Turbulence ahead for merged BA-Iberia?

Shares have started trading of International Airlines Group – the new company combining British Airways and Iberia. They were traded on stock

Shares have started trading of International Airlines Group – the new company combining British Airways and Iberia. They were traded on stock

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British Airways-Iberia merger gets go-ahead

Shareholders of both British Airways and Spain’s Iberia have given their blessing for the two national carriers to merge. The two brands will

Shareholders of both British Airways and Spain’s Iberia have given their blessing for the two national carriers to merge. The two brands will

Business

BA and Iberia profit recovers

British Airways says it expects to deliver further growth next year after posting a pretax profit of 181 million euros in the first half of this

British Airways says it expects to deliver further growth next year after posting a pretax profit of 181 million euros in the first half of this

Business

BA, AA, Iberia alliance finalised

British Airways, American Airlines and Spain’s Iberia have signed off on a long-awaited strategic and revenue sharing alliance to be launched in

British Airways, American Airlines and Spain’s Iberia have signed off on a long-awaited strategic and revenue sharing alliance to be launched in

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BA and Iberia set to flex their muscle

British Airways and Iberia, who will have fully merged by the end of this year when they will become the International Airlines Group, are already

British Airways and Iberia, who will have fully merged by the end of this year when they will become the International Airlines Group, are already

Business

BA strike hits BAA

Passenger traffic at UK airports run by BAA fell by 1.7 percent in June year-on-year. BAA, which is majority owned by Spain’s Ferrovial, on Monday

Passenger traffic at UK airports run by BAA fell by 1.7 percent in June year-on-year. BAA, which is majority owned by Spain’s Ferrovial, on Monday

Business

BA pension deal agreed

British Airways has reached a deal over its 4.4 billion euro pension plan black hole. The agreement with the scheme’s trustees means it will not

British Airways has reached a deal over its 4.4 billion euro pension plan black hole. The agreement with the scheme’s trustees means it will not

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Latest British Airways strike gets underway

British Airways has reassured passengers that its running more services than planned as cabin crew began their latest five-day strike on

British Airways has reassured passengers that its running more services than planned as cabin crew began their latest five-day strike on

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BA flight chaos as five-day walkout begins

Thousands of British Airways passengers have had flights cancelled or disrupted as the air carrier’s cabin crew launched a five-day strike. The

Thousands of British Airways passengers have had flights cancelled or disrupted as the air carrier’s cabin crew launched a five-day strike. The

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BA cabin crew begin fresh strike action

Cabin crew at British Airways have begun a new strike amid an increasingly acrimonious war of words between unions and management. The first day

Cabin crew at British Airways have begun a new strike amid an increasingly acrimonious war of words between unions and management. The first day

Business

BA posts record losses with more strikes to come

British Airways has reported it’s biggest annual loss since privitisation in 1987 due to a drop in passenger numbers, increased costs and an ongoing

British Airways has reported it’s biggest annual loss since privitisation in 1987 due to a drop in passenger numbers, increased costs and an ongoing

Business

BA faces fresh disruption as judges overturn strike ban

British Airways faces further strike action after a panel of senior judges overturned a ban on industrial action. The airline was granted an

British Airways faces further strike action after a panel of senior judges overturned a ban on industrial action. The airline was granted an

Business

BA beats strikers in court again

British Airways has again headed off a strike by obtaining a court injunction, ruling illegal a planned walkout by cabin crew this week. Talks with

British Airways has again headed off a strike by obtaining a court injunction, ruling illegal a planned walkout by cabin crew this week. Talks with

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BA and Iberia seal merger deal

British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia have put pen to paper on a merger deal that will create one of the world’s largest airline groups. The

British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia have put pen to paper on a merger deal that will create one of the world’s largest airline groups. The

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Unions want talks but second BA strike looms

British Airways planes have been grounded again, throwing passengers’ plans into turmoil, on the third and final day of a walkout by cabin crew.

British Airways planes have been grounded again, throwing passengers’ plans into turmoil, on the third and final day of a walkout by cabin crew.

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Labour under pressure over BA strike

Who is winning the battle at British Airways? The union, or the company? Both are claiming victory over the weekend’s strike. The union, Unite, says

Who is winning the battle at British Airways? The union, or the company? Both are claiming victory over the weekend’s strike. The union, Unite, says

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Disagreement over impact of BA strike

There is disagreement over the impact of a three day strike by British Airways cabin crew. BA has retrained a thousand staff to stand in

There is disagreement over the impact of a three day strike by British Airways cabin crew. BA has retrained a thousand staff to stand in