British Airways

British Airways warns of job loss, ExpressJet's fate in doubt

The airline did not give a number. It had 9,100 employees at the start of the year. Spirit said it hopes to restore the jobs eventually.

Aug 01, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

British Airways temporarily lays off 28,000 staff due to coronavirus crisis: Trade Union

Unite, which represents thousands of workers employed by BA, said it had "reached an agreement with the company" to use a version of the government's business support programme for around 28,000 staff, guaranteeing 80 per cent of salaries to avoid redundancies.

Apr 03, 2020, 07:32 AM IST

British Airways misplaces Sonam Kapoor's bags twice in a month

The actress accused the airline of "terrible mismanagement".

Jan 09, 2020, 20:23 PM IST

British Airways stewardess suspended after drunk boyfriend fights with pilot

The incident happened over the weekend after the flight from Sydney stopped during a layover in Singapore. The stewardess' boyfriend is believed to have fought with the pilot in the reception area of a hotel where the crew was staying. 

Oct 21, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Faf du Plessis misses connecting flight to India from Dubai

South Africa will play the three-match Test series which is a part of the ICC World Test Championship after the conclusion of ongoing T20I series against India. 

Sep 21, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

British Airways pilots ground planes in unprecedented 48-hour strike

Several media reports said that around 300,000 passengers will be hit following the 2-day strike by British Airways’ pilots.

Sep 09, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

British Airways hit by problems with online check-in system

The airline, which is owned by International Airlines Group, apologised to customers for the disruption and said its technical team was working to resolve the problem as soon as possible. It urged customers to allow extra time at airports.

Aug 07, 2019, 12:55 PM IST

British Airways temporarily suspends flights to Cairo

A statement from British Airways announced the suspension but did not give any reasons for it.

Jul 21, 2019, 09:33 AM IST

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan over 10 years after suspending it following Islamabad blast

British Airways had stopped flying to Pakistan after the Marriott hotel in the capital, Islamabad, was bombed in 2008, killing more than 50 people.

Jun 03, 2019, 06:56 AM IST

British Airways flight lands in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf by mistake

A British Airways flight destined for Dusseldorf in Germany landed in the Scotish capital Edinburgh by mistake, after the flight paperwork was submitted incorrectly, a media report said on Monday.

Mar 26, 2019, 06:25 AM IST

British Airways to launch its shortest flight soon

The 54-mile, 50-minute flight will fly from Bahrain International Airport to Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Mar 23, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

British Airways website suffers data breach; 380,000 payments affected

The thefts occurred during a data breach that affected bookings made on the airline`s website between Aug. 21 and Sept. 5.

Sep 07, 2018, 10:41 AM IST

Probe ordered after British Airways offloads Indian family

Pathak, who was travelling to Berlin from London has alleged that they were initially threatened and later made to deboard the aircraft. The child was reportedly three years old.

Aug 09, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Indian family deplaned by British Airways as 'child kept crying'

Taking note of the incident, the British Airways has initiated an investigation into the alleged harassment.

Aug 09, 2018, 13:27 PM IST

When British Airways made ex-SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya sleep on carpet

The emergency landing of a Mumbai-London British Airways flight in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, led to ordeal for all passengers. And among the passengers was former State Bank of India chief Arundhati Bhattacharya.

Dec 13, 2017, 15:00 PM IST

British Airways Mumbai - London flight makes emergency landing in Azerbaijan

Technical problems forced the aircraft down. It seems the problem was smoke in the first class cabin.

Dec 11, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

Human error to blame for British Airways chaos: Report

A maintenance worker who inadvertently switched off the power to a key supply unit led to the British Airways chaos that disrupted the travel plans of over 75,000 passengers from the UK airports last weekend.

Jun 02, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

Karti Chidambaram returns from London

CBI had filed an FIR against Karti and the Mukerjeas on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, receiving illegal gratification and criminal misconduct.

Jun 01, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

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.

May 28, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

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