London airports mayhem: British Airways blames Indian IT services

London airports mayhem: British Airways blames Indian IT services

British Airways has cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick on Saturday due to a major IT failure causing severe disruption to its global operations.

May 28, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

PIA flight from Lahore diverted from Heathrow landing

A Pakistan International Airlines flight en route to London from Lahore was on Tuesday diverted away from landing at one of UK's busiest and largest Heathrow airport because of a "disruptive passenger" on board.

Feb 08, 2017, 00:20 AM IST

Villagers evacuated as Britain faces severe flood warnings

Seaside residents in southern England were ordered to evacuate Friday as Britain faced severe flood warnings, after snow caused flights to be cancelled. 

Jan 13, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Truly honored to speak at British Parliament: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Air India aircraft made touchdown this morning at 10 a.m.

Nov 12, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

British Airways passenger plane makes emergency landing at Heathrow

A British Airways aircraft was on Friday involved in a "full emergency" landing at Heathrow Airport here, days after another plane of UK's flag carrier averted a potential disaster when its engine caught fire before take-off at Las Vegas.

Sep 11, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

225 passengers of diverted London-Mumbai Air India flight return

The 225 passengers of Air India's city-bound flight from London, which was diverted to Budapest after an engine malfunction, returned on Friday, after a delay of over 13 hours.

Jan 23, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

'Terror girl' on way to join IS held at UK airport

In a dramatic last-minute rescue, a 15-year-old British schoolgirl was taken off her flight and detained at the Heathrow airport here while she was on her way to Syria to join the dreaded Islamic State terror group.

Dec 17, 2014, 21:54 PM IST

Flights resume after technical glitch closed London airspace

Britain`s National Air Traffic Service(NATS) said Friday that flights had resumed at airports in southern England after a technical problem that shut down air traffic control in London airspace was resolved.

Dec 13, 2014, 07:32 AM IST
Three dead, UK flights disrupted as Hurricane Gonzalo strikes

Three dead, UK flights disrupted as Hurricane Gonzalo strikes

At least three persons were killed in the UK as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo struck Britain Tuesday, causing rush-hour travel disruption with cancellation of several flights at the country's biggest airport Heathrow.

Oct 21, 2014, 20:46 PM IST

Jet in `near miss` with UFO close to Heathrow

A terrified pilot of a passenger jet has reported a near miss in which a rugby ball-shaped UFO passed within a few feet of his aircraft while flying near Heathrow Airport, baffling aviation authorities here.

Jan 06, 2014, 00:31 AM IST

Two arrested after Sri Lankan plane diverted to British airport

British police arrested two men on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a Sri Lankan Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Stansted Airport, officials said on Saturday.

Sep 21, 2013, 10:32 AM IST

Heathrow shuts runways over Dreamliner fire

Both runaways at London`s Heathrow airport were shut down for an hour-and-a-half after a fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet on Friday.

Jul 13, 2013, 00:07 AM IST

Kirti Azad allegedly detained for two hours at Heathrow

Former India player and member of the 1983 World Cup winning squad Kirti Azad was today allegedly detained at the Heathrow Airport in London for two hours before being allowed to board a Delhi-bound flight.

Jul 06, 2013, 20:16 PM IST

Olympics: Tempers rise over long queues at Heathrow

The London Olympics are three months away, but long queues building up to clear immigration at Heathrow have frayed tempers and sparked off concern at the state of preparedness to deal with thousands of people scheduled to arrive for the flagship event.

Apr 23, 2012, 19:01 PM IST

William-Kate`s jet narrowly avoids crash at runway

Prince William and his wife Kate
narrowly missed a catastrophic crash while landing at Heathrow.

Feb 13, 2012, 00:06 AM IST