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#British Airways

# british-airways - Friday 18 June, 2021

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow
# Airport
# Airport

British Airways plane damaged after tipping on to nose at Heathrow

Jun 18th 2021, 12:54 PM 29,794 Views 20 Comments

The incident involved a freighter-only aircraft with no passengers on board.

# british-airways - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Ryanair and British Airways investigated over Covid refunds
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair and British Airways investigated over Covid refunds

Jun 9th 2021, 9:31 AM 12,671 Views 16 Comments

The Competition and Markets Authority will investigate whether consumer laws were broken during the pandemic.

# british-airways - Friday 31 July, 2020

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion
# Covid Hit
# Covid Hit

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion

Jul 31st 2020, 9:12 AM 22,286 Views 51 Comments

IAG’s revenue was a total of €5.3 billion, some 56% lower than 2019’s levels.

# british-airways - Monday 11 May, 2020

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Willie Walsh hopes Boris Johnson will 'clarify the science' behind airline passenger quarantine plans

May 11th 2020, 1:08 PM 35,501 Views 52 Comments

The International Airlines Group boss was giving evidence to the UK’s Transport Select Committee.

# british-airways - Thursday 7 May, 2020

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss
# Big Hit
# Big Hit

CEO Willie Walsh delays retirement as Covid-19 plunges IAG into €1.68 billion quarterly loss

May 7th 2020, 8:19 AM 23,515 Views 21 Comments

Willie Walsh had been due to step down in June but will remain until September.

# british-airways - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

British Airways set to cut 12,000 jobs and warns it'll take 'several years' for air travel to return to 2019 levels
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

British Airways set to cut 12,000 jobs and warns it'll take 'several years' for air travel to return to 2019 levels

Apr 28th 2020, 7:13 PM 19,688 Views 27 Comments

IAG announced the planned job cuts as it revealed that revenues plunged 13% in the first three months of 2020.

# british-airways - Monday 17 February, 2020

'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays
# Disruption
# Disruption

'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays

Feb 17th 2020, 8:35 AM 33,827 Views 12 Comments

Some flights to and from Dublin Airport have been affected.

# british-airways - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO
# The Boy Done Good
# The Boy Done Good

Dubliner Willie Walsh is departing British Airways and IAG after 15 years as CEO

Jan 9th 2020, 9:09 AM 33,948 Views 28 Comments

The former pilot left the top job in Aer Lingus to join British Airways.

# british-airways - Monday 9 September, 2019

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute
# Grounded
# Grounded

Several Irish flights affected after British Airways cancels UK services over pilot pay dispute

Sep 9th 2019, 7:41 AM 12,247 Views 2 Comments

The carrier is currently locked in a pay dispute with its 4,300 pilots.

# british-airways - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dozens of British Airways flights cancelled after IT failure
# London
# London

Dozens of British Airways flights cancelled after IT failure

Aug 7th 2019, 1:32 PM 14,735 Views 19 Comments

More than 200 other flights have been delayed as a result of the issue.

# british-airways - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Passengers describe 'terror' after cabin of British Airways plane 'filled with smoke'
# Valencia
# Valencia

Passengers describe 'terror' after cabin of British Airways plane 'filled with smoke'

Aug 6th 2019, 9:52 AM 44,260 Views 23 Comments

The airline said the plane “experienced a technical issue” on its approach to Valencia in Spain.

# british-airways - Monday 25 March, 2019

'Unfortunate mix-up': British Airways flight to Düsseldorf ends up in Edinburgh
# Are We There Yet
# Are We There Yet

'Unfortunate mix-up': British Airways flight to Düsseldorf ends up in Edinburgh

Mar 25th 2019, 10:20 PM 57,210 Views 37 Comments

Passengers realised they were in the wrong city when the pilot said the plane was coming in to land in Edinburgh.

# british-airways - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Flights resume at Dublin Airport after plane becomes disabled on main runway
# Grounded
# Grounded

Flights resume at Dublin Airport after plane becomes disabled on main runway

Dec 18th 2018, 2:40 PM 23,943 Views 13 Comments

The airport’s main runway reopened shortly after 2.30pm.

# british-airways - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

Bank card details of 380,000 British Airways customers hacked

Sep 6th 2018, 9:50 PM 17,272 Views 8 Comments

The bank card details were taken from cards making bookings between 21 August and 5 September.

# british-airways - Saturday 20 January, 2018

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'
# Grounded
# Grounded

British Airways pilot taken off plane 'amid fears he was drunk'

Jan 20th 2018, 4:32 PM 38,876 Views 27 Comments

The flight departed several hours late from Gatwick on Thursday.

# british-airways - Friday 2 June, 2017

British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'
# Don't Press This Button
# Don't Press This Button

British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:00 PM 13,439 Views 14 Comments

The meltdown, which saw 75,000 passengers stranded, was at first suspected to be the result of a cyber attack.

# british-airways - Sunday 28 May, 2017

British Airways to resume flights following chaotic day but warns of 'knock-on disruption'
# It Failure
# It Failure

British Airways to resume flights following chaotic day but warns of 'knock-on disruption'

May 28th 2017, 8:48 AM 11,199 Views 7 Comments

All flights from London Heathrow and Gatwick were suspended yesterday following the delays.

# british-airways - Saturday 27 May, 2017

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure
# Computer Outage
# Computer Outage

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure

May 27th 2017, 1:33 PM 32,374 Views 28 Comments

Some passengers have suggested that the outage was caused by a lightning strike.

# british-airways - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Irish tour operators cancel all trips to Sharm el-Sheikh until April
# Sharm El-Sheikh
# Sharm El-Sheikh

Irish tour operators cancel all trips to Sharm el-Sheikh until April

Nov 25th 2015, 11:57 AM 9,766 Views 13 Comments

The news comes as more airlines suspend flights to the popular resort

# british-airways - Friday 11 September, 2015

"We are all so proud of him" - dad of Irish Las Vegas pilot speaks out
# Flight 2276
# Flight 2276

"We are all so proud of him" - dad of Irish Las Vegas pilot speaks out

Sep 11th 2015, 6:03 PM 31,758 Views 14 Comments

London-bound British Airways flight 2276, with Meath man Ian Callaghan as co-pilot, caught fire at McCarran International Airport on Tuesday.

# british-airways - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off

Sep 9th 2015, 6:57 AM 26,362 Views 31 Comments

All 159 passengers and 13 crew were evacuated.

# british-airways - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

British Airways flight makes emergency landing after 'bomb threat'
# Canada
# Canada

British Airways flight makes emergency landing after 'bomb threat'

Jul 29th 2015, 2:23 PM 14,295 Views 10 Comments

The plane was bound for London, but was forced to land in Canada.

# british-airways - Friday 19 June, 2015

Man plunges to his death after trying to cling onto airplane from South Africa to London
# Stowaway
# Stowaway

Man plunges to his death after trying to cling onto airplane from South Africa to London

Jun 19th 2015, 1:26 PM 39,734 Views 42 Comments

A second man is in a critical condition in hospital.

# british-airways - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet
# Oh Crap
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Crap

A plane was forced to land because of a 'smelly poo' in the toilet

Mar 18th 2015, 8:40 AM 5,438 Views 3 Comments

The HORROR.

# british-airways - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Why does IAG want to get its hands on Aer Lingus so badly?
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Why does IAG want to get its hands on Aer Lingus so badly?

Feb 12th 2015, 7:45 AM 53,444 Views 85 Comments

Here’s everything we know about the possible sale so far…

# british-airways - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Aer Lingus rejects takeover offer from the owner of British Airways
# The British Aren't Coming
# The British Aren't Coming

Aer Lingus rejects takeover offer from the owner of British Airways

Dec 18th 2014, 7:01 PM 9,106 Views 52 Comments

The Irish carrier isn’t happy with their valuation.

# british-airways - Sunday 23 November, 2014

The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon
# Engine Glitch
# Engine Glitch

The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon

Nov 23rd 2014, 5:10 PM 38,483 Views 46 Comments

It is understood there was a technical issue with the engine and a replacement aircraft is required.

# british-airways - Friday 21 November, 2014

Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"
# This Just In
# This Just In

Boston-bound flight diverts back to Shannon due to "suspected technical problem"

Nov 21st 2014, 9:20 PM 20,058 Views 16 Comments

The plane was out over the Atlantic when a decision was made turn it around.

# british-airways - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Gorgeous timelapse ad might actually make you book flights to New York or Paris
# Ooh La La
From The Daily Edge
# Ooh La La

Gorgeous timelapse ad might actually make you book flights to New York or Paris

Oct 30th 2014, 8:25 AM 3,019 Views 0 Comments

Who knew they were so alike?

# british-airways - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Russia's threatening to block its airspace - Irish airlines say it's grand
# Empty Threat
# Empty Threat

Russia's threatening to block its airspace - Irish airlines say it's grand

Sep 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 16,764 Views 31 Comments

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.

# british-airways - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams blasts British Airways in Twitter rant
# Revenge Is Tweet
From The Daily Edge
# Revenge Is Tweet

Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams blasts British Airways in Twitter rant

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:15 AM 6,111 Views 5 Comments

The 17-year-old actress was denied access to the business class lounge and now she wants REVENGE.

# british-airways - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning
# When The Thunder Rolls
# When The Thunder Rolls

Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning

Jul 19th 2014, 1:49 PM 13,849 Views 11 Comments

A number of flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled as there is a 70% risk of thunderstorms.

# british-airways - Thursday 17 July, 2014

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice
# Mh17
# Mh17

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice

Jul 17th 2014, 9:26 PM 11,670 Views 47 Comments

Aer Lingus and Ryanair confirm they do not fly over Ukrainian air space and flights are not impacted by the restrictions.

# british-airways - Thursday 26 June, 2014

A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada...
# Whoops
# Whoops

A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada...

Jun 26th 2014, 5:22 PM 37,907 Views 70 Comments

The couple asked a member of the airline’s crew what was going on… “He said ‘Spain? What are you talking about?”

# british-airways - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Man sues British Airways after booking for Granada, but flying to Grenada
# Grenada Granada
From The Daily Edge
# Grenada Granada

Man sues British Airways after booking for Granada, but flying to Grenada

Jun 25th 2014, 8:07 AM 7,391 Views 5 Comments

Surely you can’t be serious?

# british-airways - Thursday 27 March, 2014

British Airways has apologised for this unfortunate Indian Ocean flight ad
# Ad Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Ad Fail

British Airways has apologised for this unfortunate Indian Ocean flight ad

Mar 27th 2014, 4:42 PM 51,471 Views 34 Comments

Oh dear.

# british-airways - Monday 23 December, 2013

British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport
# Crash
# Crash

British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport

Dec 23rd 2013, 8:48 AM 19,937 Views 37 Comments

The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.

# british-airways - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Disgruntled customer uses promoted tweet to embarrass British Airways
# No Payin' No Gain
From The Daily Edge
# No Payin' No Gain

Disgruntled customer uses promoted tweet to embarrass British Airways

Sep 4th 2013, 11:02 AM 8,788 Views 2 Comments

Well that’s one way to get their attention.

# british-airways - Sunday 2 December, 2012

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport
# Shannon
# Shannon

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport

Dec 2nd 2012, 11:12 AM 8,775 Views 11 Comments

The Boeing 777 jet made an unscheduled precautionary landing at Shannon after detecting smoke in the cabin.

# british-airways - Sunday 19 August, 2012

GALLERY: 20 company logos from before they were famous
# Branding
# Branding

GALLERY: 20 company logos from before they were famous

Aug 19th 2012, 5:45 PM 36,349 Views 42 Comments

Some of the brands we think are slick now? Well, they used to be… a lot less slick.

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