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Extinction Rebellion: Paralympian James Brown jailed for plane glue stunt

Ex-Paralympian champion James Brown climbed on to a British Airways plane at London City Airport.
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British Airways blames pilots as it ditches plans for new low-cost airline

British Airways has abandoned plans to launch a low-cost carrier at London's second biggest airport, Gatwick, blaming pilots for its decision to scrap the new initiative.
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60 companies in Clean Skies for Tomorrow Coalition sign SAF statement

Geneva, Switzerland, 22 September 2021 – Today, 60 companies in the World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow Coalition stated: Through the concerted effort of ambitious industry and state leaders, together we can put the global aviation sector on the path to net-zero emissions by 2050 by accelerating the supply and use of SAF technologies to reach 10% of global jet aviation fuel supply by 2030.   Signatory companies include airlines, airports, fuel suppliers and other aviation innovat...
Tags: UK, India, US, Delta, Sydney, Switzerland, Edinburgh, Novo Nordisk, Heathrow Airport, LanzaTech, Velocys, British Airways, Iberia, SAF, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic


British Airways flies carbon-neutral flight powered by recycled cooking oil

British Airways announced Wednesday that it had flown its first-ever passenger flight to be powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
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British Airways demonstrated its progress on creating a 'Perfect Flight' using fuel made with used cooking oil as airlines race to reduce carbon emissions

BA Better World A320neo British Airways British Airways demonstrated a "Perfect Flight" from Heathrow to Glasgow using sustainable aviation fuel. The journey replicated a 2010 flight to show how much the airline has reduced its CO2 emissions over 11 years. Airlines are responding to the industry pollution problem as "flight shaming" gains popularity. See more stories on Insider's business page. British Airways demonstrated how it is moving toward a "Perfect Flight" using sustainable je...
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British Airways flew a 'perfect flight': The first carbon-neutral passenger flight using recycled cooking oil

British Airways took a big step toward its goal of having net-zero carbon emissions across the airline by 2050.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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British Airways adds summer flights to the AzoresBritish Airways adds summer flights to the Azores

Sao Miguel and Terceira added to Heathrow short-haul network
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American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
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Alitalia is dying and being reborn as a new airline called ITA - see the full history of Italy's troubled flag carrier

An Alitalia Airbus A330 airplane is pictured at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome Reuters Government-owned Alitalia is ceasing operations on October 15 after failing to secure investors, marking the end of its 74-year era. The national carrier will be replaced by Italia Transporto Aereo, a brand new airline independent of Alitalia that will not be responsible for the old carrier's debt to the state. ITA plans to purchase 52 Alitalia aircraft, acquire its slots at Milan Linat...
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British Airways extends Belfast flights through the winterBritish Airways extends Belfast flights through the winter

More capacity added on Birmingham, Exeter, Glasgow and Leeds routes
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British Airways flight times increased by a quarter to avoid conflict zone hotspots

Exclusive: Delhi-Heathrow journeys swerve Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Israel, adding hours to journeys
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British Airways pilots at new budget Gatwick operation to be paid less than easyJet’s

Pilot pay cuts are just one of the measures BA will take to create a leaner low-cost subsidiary
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Airlines are being too heavy-handed when they enforce COVID-19 mask policies for families with toddlers, says an industry expert

The pandemic has led to significant changes to flying rules and regulations. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Many families with children have been removed or asked to leave flights over mask rules. A family who flew on Southwest said their son struggled with his mask but the airline didn't care. An industry expert said airlines should use common sense over mask policies for children. See more stories on Insider's business page. Flying with young children can be...
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Airlines are being too heavy-handed when enforcing mask policies for families with toddlers, says an industry expert

The pandemic has led to significant changes to flying rules and regulations. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Many families with children have been removed or asked to leave flights over mask rules. A family who flew on Southwest said their son struggled with his mask but the airline didn't care. An industry expert said airlines should use common sense over mask policies for children. See more stories on Insider's business page. Flying with young children can be...
Tags: UK, London, Washington, Los Angeles, Trends, Fox, Portugal, Southwest Airlines, British Airways, Hales, Southwest, HARRIS, Nashville Tennessee, Harvey, Leocha, Michelle Harvey


I flew to the UK for the first time during the pandemic. It wasn’t easy or cheap.

Getting a COVID-19 test to travel to the UK Thomas Pallini/Insider The UK is open to vaccinated Americans but multiple tests are required for entry. Travelers need a pre-departure test and post-arrival test while in the UK, regardless of the length of stay. Tests are costly and a weekend trip to the UK and France cost me more than $200 in testing. See more stories on Insider's business page. The UK is finally open to Americans after more than a year of closed borders. s4s...
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I booked a flight on American Airlines despite the airline canceling thousands of flights this summer - here's how I'm preparing for the worst

American Airlines Boeing 777 at New York JFK airport before boarding passengers. William Perugini/shutterstock American Airlines has had a less than stellar track record for reliability this summer. Overscheduling and a lack of flight crews have resulted in thousands of canceled flights. I'm preparing a backup plan and taking additional measures to ensure I don't get affected when traveling on the airline. See more stories on Insider's business page. For many travelers this ...
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British Airways hits back over ‘Gatwick failure’ jibes about its lower-cost subsidiary

‘The new airline will be British Airways branded,’ says BA, quashing speculation that it could be a budget carrier
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British Airways hits back over ‘Gatwick failure’ jibes about its budget subsidiary

‘The new airline will be British Airways branded,’ says BA, quashing speculation that it could be a budget carrier
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‘Doomed to fail’: Ryanair boss dismisses British Airways’ plans for Gatwick offshoot

Exclusive: ‘It’s doomed to fail and lose money because Gatwick is a high cost, inefficient airport’
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‘Doomed to fail’: Ryanair boss dismisses British Airways’ plans for low-cost offshoot

Exclusive: ‘It’s doomed to fail and lose money because Gatwick is a high cost, inefficient airport’
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British Airways is considering creating a new low-cost airline

A British Airways Airbus A321. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty British Airways is considering launching a new low-cost subsidiary, informally dubbed BA Lite. Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate is frustrated over the airline's unused slots allowed by the UK government's slot waiver rule. BA Lite will start flights next year with the same staff, slots, and aircraft according to The Independent. See more stories on Insider's business page. British Airways is considering launching a new a...
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Ryanair Downbeat on Prospects for British Airways Gatwick Revamp

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary gave a downbeat assessment of the short-haul subsidiary British Airways may create,...
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Global stocks edge higher as investors eye a steady drop in COVID-19 cases worldwide and ignore China's economic slowdown

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Global stocks rose on Tuesday as investors chose to focus on the slowing rate of coronavirus cases worldwide. The key highlight for markets this week is the Labor Department's August jobs report on Friday. China reduced online video game time for people under 18 to three hours each week. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Global stocks rose on Tuesday as investors chose to focus on the growth rate in new coronavirus cas...
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British Airways could launch a new low-cost airline for Europe

British Airways is planning to launch a new, low-cost short-haul carrier as it seeks to compete with Ryanair and easyJet in the one area of aviation that appears to be recovering well from the pandemic.
Tags: Europe, Cnn, Ryanair, British Airways


The top 20 airports in the world for 2021 according to expert reviewers

The Lamp Bear at Doha's Hamad International Airport REUTERS UK-based aviation ranking company Skytrax revealed its top 20 best airports for 2021. Asian and European airports dominated the list with Doha Hamad taking the number one spot. The highest-ranking airports in North America were Vancouver International Airport and Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport but both failed to make the top 20 list. See more stories on Insider's business page. Skytrax has revealed its ...
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British Airways Seems To Be Improving, No Longer On “Must Avoid” List

While BA isn't going to be mistaken for Qatar Airways business class, ANA's new business class, or EVA Airways, it's much improved. Whereas a couple of years ago it made sense to avoid British Airways even in favor of its joint venture partner American Airlines (for better seats and semi-functional internet on long haul) that's no longer the case on many routes. British Airways is becoming flyable again. Continue reading British Airways Seems To Be Improving, No Longer On “Must Avoid” List...
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