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British Airways to resume flights, union says Indian IT to blame for chaos

British Airways to resume flights, union says Indian IT to blame for chaos

The IT failure affected check-in and operational systems, including customer service phone lines.

British Airways aims to resume most UK flights

British Airways (BA) said that it is aiming to run a "near normal schedule" at Gatwick and the "majority of services" from Heathrow on Sunday after a "major" IT failure resulted in the cancellation of all flights.

UK authorities claim heroin found on PIA flight

Civil aviation and security authorities in London have claimed that Border Force (BF) officers had found a "quantity of heroin" on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight that landed at Heathrow Airport on Monday.

PIA dismisses reports of detention of crew members at Heathrow Airport

PIA dismisses reports of detention of crew members at Heathrow Airport

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has dismissed reports about its crew members being detained at the Heathrow Airport.

London attack: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir refutes reports of being detained at Heathrow airport

London attack: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir refutes reports of being detained at Heathrow airport

It was reported that Amir, who was banned from cricket in 2010 along with Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt for the infamous spot-fixing scandal, was questioned by the officials and was allowed to leave after 'half an hour of detention'.

Air India plane loses ATC contact over Hungary, escorted by fighter jets

Air India plane loses ATC contact over Hungary, escorted by fighter jets

A London-bound Air India aircraft from Ahmedabad on Friday had to be escorted by fighter jets after it lost contact with the Air Traffic Control while flying over Hungary.

UK PM Theresa May defies critics to back new $22 billion Heathrow runway

UK PM Theresa May defies critics to back new $22 billion Heathrow runway

Britain backed a $22 billion expansion of London`s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, ending 25 years of indecision with an ambitious plan to boost global trade links following the vote to leave the European Union. 

Britain government to built a new runway at London`s Heathrow Airport

Britain`s government on Tuesday backed plans to build a new runway at London`s Heathrow Airport despite opposition from senior cabinet ministers.

Close shave for Jet Airways passengers, probe ordered

Close shave for Jet Airways passengers, probe ordered

The pilot's failure to use the "full runway" for take-off allegedly led to a "dangerous" situation and resulted in the incident which occurred on August 30.

After years of delay, London's "night tube" trains start running

The world`s oldest underground rail network takes a big step forward this weekend when the "tube" starts all-night Friday and Saturday services after years of obstruction and delay.

After Dhaka, Islamic State planning to attack Heathrow, JFK airports?

After Dhaka, Islamic State planning to attack Heathrow, JFK airports?

The terror attack warning was revealed by the Site Intelligence Group, an organisation that tracks the online activity of terrorist groups.
 

Woman forced to dump 14.8 litres of breast milk at Heathrow

A US mother-of-two, who was forced to dump 14.8 litres of breast milk at security at London's Heathrow Airport, has spoken about her humiliation and the "incredibly unfair" security rules.

Alarming! Drone collides with passenger plane in UK

Alarming! Drone collides with passenger plane in UK

The incident has once again brought to focus the security risk posed by drones flown by amateurs.

British plane may have collided with drone at Heathrow, lands safely

A British Airways passenger aircraft was hit by what most likely was a drone on Sunday as it prepared to land at Britain`s Heathrow Airport, police said.

Akshay Kumar not detained at Heathrow Airport!

Akshay Kumar not detained at Heathrow Airport!

The report further stated that the 'Airlift' star was allowed to leave the airport within a few minutes.

Flight turned back to Heathrow after `laser` incident

A New York-bound flight turned back shortly after takeoff from Britain`s Heathrow Airport after a laser light was shone towards it, police said on Monday.

Britain delays decision on London airport expansion

An earlier commission had recommended the expansion of Heathrow airport, but that has met fierce resistance from some lawmakers and environmental groups, as well as thousands of people living near the airport.

Fog causes second day of flight disruptions in UK

Dense fog caused a second day of flight disruptions at Europe's busiest Heathrow airport where 10 per cent of flights were cancelled on Monday.

Boeing stocks dive after 787 fire at Heathrow

Boeing stocks plunged nearly 5 percent on Friday after a fire and a "technical issue" on separate 787 Dreamliners in Britain stoked fresh safety concerns about the new high-tech jetliner.