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# British Airways

Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Blue star Lee Ryan handed 12-month suspended sentence for abusing cabin crew
After being refused more alcohol on the plane and told to return to his seat, Ryan made comments about the looks of a flight attendant.
Last year
British Airways suspends ticket sales for short-haul flights from Heathrow
Customers will be unable to book flights for domestic or European services from the west London airport until Monday week.
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British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.
Ryanair and British Airways investigated over Covid refunds
The Competition and Markets Authority will investigate whether consumer laws were broken during the pandemic.
Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion
IAG’s revenue was a total of €5.3 billion, some 56% lower than 2019’s levels.
Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans
The International Airlines Group boss was giving evidence to the UK’s Transport Select Committee.
CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss
Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.
British Airways set to cut 12,000 jobs and warns it'll take 'several years' for air travel to return to 2019 levels
IAG announced the planned job cuts as it revealed that revenues plunged 13% in the first three months of 2020.
'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays
Some flights to and from Dublin Airport have been affected.
Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO
The former pilot left the top job in Aer Lingus to join British Airways.
Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute
The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.
Dozens of British Airways flights cancelled after IT failure
More than 200 other flights have been delayed as a result of the issue.
Passengers describe 'terror' after cabin of British Airways plane 'filled with smoke'
The airline said the plane “experienced a technical issue” on its approach to Valencia in Spain.
'Unfortunate mix-up': British Airways flight to Düsseldorf ends up in Edinburgh
Passengers realised they were in the wrong city when the pilot said the plane was coming in to land in Edinburgh.
Flights resume at Dublin Airport after plane becomes disabled on main runway
The airport’s main runway reopened shortly after 2.30pm.
Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked
The bank card details were taken from cards making bookings between 21 August and 5 September.
British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'
The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.
British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'
The meltdown, which saw 75,000 passengers stranded, was at first suspected to be the result of a cyber attack.
British Airways to resume flights following chaotic day but warns of 'knock-on disruption'
All flights from London Heathrow and Gatwick were suspended yesterday following the delays.
British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure
Some passengers have suggested that the outage was caused by a lightning strike.
Irish tour operators cancel all trips to Sharm el-Sheikh until April
The news comes as more airlines suspend flights to the popular resort
"We are all so proud of him" - dad of Irish Las Vegas pilot speaks out
London-bound British Airways flight 2276, with Meath man Ian Callaghan as co-pilot, caught fire at McCarran International Airport on Tuesday.
A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off
All 159 passengers and 13 crew were evacuated.
British Airways flight makes emergency landing after 'bomb threat'
The plane was bound for London, but was forced to land in Canada.
Man plunges to his death after trying to cling onto airplane from South Africa to London
A second man is in a critical condition in hospital.
A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet
Why does IAG want to get its hands on Aer Lingus so badly?
Here’s everything we know about the possible sale so far…
Aer Lingus rejects takeover offer from the owner of British Airways
The Irish carrier isn’t happy with their valuation.
The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon
It is understood there was a technical issue with the engine and a replacement aircraft is required.
Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"
The plane was out over the Atlantic when a decision was made turn it around.
Gorgeous timelapse ad might actually make you book flights to New York or Paris
Who knew they were so alike?
Russia's threatening to block its airspace - Irish airlines say it's grand
If Russia did press ahead with a ban, it would have an impact on some European airlines, but this move would likely hurt Russia more than anyone.
Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams blasts British Airways in Twitter rant
The 17-year-old actress was denied access to the business class lounge and now she wants REVENGE.
Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning
A number of flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled as there is a 70% risk of thunderstorms.
East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice
Aer Lingus and Ryanair confirm they do not fly over Ukrainian air space and flights are not impacted by the restrictions.
A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada...
The couple asked a member of the airline’s crew what was going on… “He said ‘Spain? What are you talking about?”
Man sues British Airways after booking for Granada, but flying to Grenada
Surely you can’t be serious?
British Airways has apologised for this unfortunate Indian Ocean flight ad
Oh dear.
British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport
The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.
Disgruntled customer uses promoted tweet to embarrass British Airways
Well that’s one way to get their attention.