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British Airways CEO: Biggest Threat to the Airline’s Future is its Employees

In a speech at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London British Airways CEO Alex Cruz declared that ‘the main threat to BA’s future’ is the airline’s employees. He’s been forced to walk that back and clarify his remarks on an internal website, Continue reading British Airways CEO: Biggest Threat to the Airline’s Future is its Employees...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Ba, British Airways, Alex Cruz


British Airways Testing Elimination of Fuel Surcharges for More Miles

British Airways appears to be testing a redemption option to spend more points on an award ticket in exchange for reducing or eliminating taxes and fees. Continue reading British Airways Testing Elimination of Fuel Surcharges for More Miles...
Tags: Travel, Advice, British Airways


Save Up to $200 to Europe With British Airways Summer 2019 — But Hurry

In appreciation for being a member of its Executive Club frequent flier loyalty program, British Airways is offering a discount of up to $200.00 on qualifying flights to London and Europe between Saturday, June 1, 2019 and Monday, September 30, 2019... ...but you must... The post Save Up to $200 to Europe With British Airways Summer 2019 — But Hurry appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Europe, London, Airlines, British Airways, Promotions, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs, Executive Club


British Airways launches new compensation process

BA says completing the online claim form should take no longer than 15 minutes [Author: Simon Calder]
Tags: Ba, British Airways, Simon Calder


British Airways CFO to take over as IAG finance chief

IAG said on Monday British Airways' finance chief Steve Gunning will replace company veteran and chief financial officer Enrique Dupuy de Lôme, who steps down after more than eight years in the role.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Iag, British Airways, Steve Gunning, Enrique Dupuy de Lôme


A Scandinavian Flight Landed at the Wrong City in Italy Thursday

Late last month British Airways made worldwide news when a flight scheduled from London City airport to Dusseldorf, Germany instead landing in Edinburgh. Apparently the wrong flight plan was used. The plane flew to Edinburgh and back to London City the night before and that's what was repeated -- passengers discovering the error when they were welcomed to Edinburgh upon landing. Already we've seen another European flag carrier flying passengers to a wrong destination, just weeks later. Continu...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Italy, London city, Edinburgh, British Airways, Dusseldorf Germany, Wrong City


A British Battle for the Best Business Class

There is a lot of good that comes with being an early adopter, but there is a lot of bad as well. When it comes to flat beds in business class, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic were both early on the scene. That meant travelers flying both airlines flew what were then leading products, but it also meant that other airlines had plenty of time to surpass their initial efforts. Though both airlines had refreshed their products, there wasn’t really an enormous push to reinvent the wheel. Afte...
Tags: Travel, London, Time, Atlantic, Delta, Heathrow, Virgin, Ba, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Loft, The Loft, Virgin Atlantic BA


Boeing orders and deliveries – March 2019. MAX deliveries fall.

American airframer Boeing has closed out the first quarter by adding 44 orders to its order book for 2019. The orders included 18 777X’s for British Airways, Two 777F’s for DHL, 20 787’s for Lufthansa group and 3 BBJ’s for private customers. In total the manufacturer has reported 95 orders and four cancellations for a … The post Boeing orders and deliveries – March 2019. MAX deliveries fall. appeared first on... >>> To read the full story click on the headline above.
Tags: Slider, Aviation, DHL, Delivery, Orders, Boeing, British Airways, Lufthansa, 787, 737, 737MAX, Orders & Deliveries, 777, 767, 747-8F


British Airways apologizes for passenger fright after oxygen masks were deployed mid-flight

During the Singapore to Heathrow flight on Sunday night, all the TV screens and lighting went off before an automated message told passengers how to put on the masks and that it was “not a drill.”
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Heathrow, British Airways


British Airways apologizes for scare after oxygen masks were mistakenly deployed mid-flight

British Airways apologized to passengers following an in-flight scare in which oxygen masks were mistakenly deployed.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, British Airways


British Airways Looks to the U.S. for Profitable Growth

British Airways already flies from London to more than two dozen destinations in the United States, but it's still finding plenty of new growth opportunities here.
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Pakistan is opening up to tourism

After Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia, it’s Pakistan’s turn to take new steps to make it easier for tourists to visit. The new measures include relaxing its visa policies and reducing restrictions on travel within the country. Malaysia, China, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and the UK are already given visa-free access to the South Asian nation, but a further relaxation of the visa regulations will soon grant visas on arrival to visitors from 50 countries and electronic visas to 175 nationali...
Tags: Travel, UK, France, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Visas, British Airways, All, NOC, Reuters Portugal, Malaysia China Turkey, Afgani, Fawad Hussain


Nigerians are Ordering Pizza and Having it Delivered on British Airways

Testifying before a Nigerian Senate committee last week the country’s Minister of Agriculture called out wealthy Nigerians whom he says are ordering pizza from London. The daily British Airways Boeing 747 from London Heathrow to Lagos, Nigeria departs London at 11:20 a.m. and arrives at 5:55 p.m. — just in time for dinner. Continue reading Nigerians are Ordering Pizza and Having it Delivered on British Airways...
Tags: Travel, London, Advice, Senate, Agriculture, British Airways, London Heathrow, Lagos Nigeria, British Airways Boeing


Rumor Control: American Will Still Issue Infant Tickets When Booking Awards on Partner Airlines

According to the Points Guy website American Airlines will no longer issue infant tickets when you redeem miles for awards on any of their partner airlines except British Airways. If this were accurate it would be huge news. I had heard nothing of the sort, so I decided to test it out. Continue reading Rumor Control: American Will Still Issue Infant Tickets When Booking Awards on Partner Airlines...
Tags: Travel, Advice, British Airways, American Airlines, Partner Airlines


22 famous airlines that have gone out of business

Icelandic ultra-low-cost carrier Wow Air ceased operations on Thursday. The seven-year-old airline shut down operations after failing to secure a fresh round of investment from Icelandair and private equity firm Indigo Partners. Wow Air is the third European airline to go out of business this year after Germania and British Midland Regional shut down in February. Here's a list of 23 airlines that went bust over the past couple of decades.  Icelandic ultra-low-cost carrier Wow Air ceased opera...
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Five UK airlines sued over toxic cabin air including British Airways and easyJet

EasyJet, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Jet2 and Virgin Atlantic all face legal action [Author: Helen Coffey]
Tags: UK, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Helen Coffey, EasyJet British Airways, Thomas Cook Jet2


Booking with British Airways could mean flying on Boeing 737 Max

Exclusive: BA-coded Boeing 737 Max flights could take off in the US before the suspect plane is allowed to fly in the UK [Author: Simon Calder]
Tags: UK, US, Boeing, British Airways, Simon Calder


'Holy schmoly!' Moment baffled British Airways flight attendant discovers Dusseldorf-bound plane has landed in Edinburgh

'No-one to Edinburgh? No-one to Edinburgh?' [Author: Joanna Whitehead]
Tags: Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, British Airways, Joanna Whitehead


Passengers get a surprise when their plane lands at airport

A British Airways flight headed for Dusseldorf, Germany mistakenly landed in Edinburgh, Scotland - which is in the complete opposite direction from its intended destination. CNN's Richard Quest reports.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, British Airways, Edinburgh Scotland, Dusseldorf Germany, Richard Quest


Passengers shocked when their flight lands in wrong country

A British Airways flight headed for Dusseldorf, Germany mistakenly landed in Edinburgh, Scotland - which is in the complete opposite direction from its intended destination. CNN's Richard Quest reports.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, British Airways, Edinburgh Scotland, Dusseldorf Germany, Richard Quest


Petition to Marriott on Resort Fees and Elite Benefits and British Airways Flight Lands in Wrong Country

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Petition to Marriott on Resort Fees and Elite Benefits and British Airways Flight Lands in Wrong Country...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Marriott, British Airways, Wrong Country


Ryanair trolling of British Airways' mistake backfires

Ryanair's attempt to tease British Airways over its flight plan mistake backfires.
Tags: News, Ryanair, British Airways


British Airways flight was supposed to go to Germany. It went to Scotland.

Passengers on a British Airways flight from London to Dusseldorf, Germany, are surprised when their plane lands in Edinburgh, Scotland. Find out how this travel mistake happened.
Tags: London, Scotland, Germany, Cnn, British Airways, Edinburgh Scotland, Dusseldorf Germany


British Airways Flight Travels To Scotland Instead Of Germany

Upon landing, passengers were stunned to hear "welcome to Edinburgh." Their flight was supposed to go to Dusseldorf, Germany. The BBC reports the wrong flight plan was filed, and the crew followed it.
Tags: News, Scotland, Germany, Bbc, Edinburgh, British Airways, Dusseldorf Germany


Ryanair mocks British Airways with 'Geography for Dummies' book after it flew to Edinburgh rather than Germany

'Even we wouldn't flog Edinburgh as Germany' [Author: Simon Calder]
Tags: Germany, Ryanair, Edinburgh, British Airways, Simon Calder


British Airways plane lands in Scotland, not Germany

The British Airways flight from London City Airport was supposed to head to Duesseldorf, Germany, but ended up in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.
Tags: News, Scotland, Germany, Edinburgh, British Airways, London City Airport, Duesseldorf Germany


Whoops: British Airways flight lands in wrong country by accident

Passengers who nodded off on an early morning British Airways flight to Dusseldorf must have thought they were still dreaming when they woke up in the capital city of Scotland.The flight bound for Dusseldorf from London City Airport... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Scotland, Dusseldorf, British Airways, London City Airport


Flight accidentally lands country

A plane touching down on a runway is one of the best feelings for a traveler, but touching down at the wrong airport might be one of the worst. On Monday, a British Airways flight departed from London City Airport and landed safely in Edinburgh. The only problem was that the destination was supposed to be Düsseldorf, Germany. The 500-mile mistake in the flight plan supposedly occurred due to incorrectly submitted paperwork. Passengers only realized the mistake when the plane announcement said...
Tags: Travel, Bbc, Dusseldorf, Airplanes, Edinburgh, Airlines, British Airways, London City Airport, All, Dusseldorf Germany, BBC News More, Sophie Cooke


Flight bound for Germany lands in Scotland by mistake

A British Airways flight bound for Germany landed in Scotland by mistake.            [Author: Buzz60]
Tags: News, Scotland, Germany, British Airways, Buzz60


British Airways apologizes to travelers after flight lands 525 miles away from destination

A British Airways flight from London to Germany accidentally took off in the wrong direction, landing 525 miles away in Scotland.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, London, News, Scotland, Germany, Usa Today, British Airways