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#British Airways

# british-airways - Monday 25 March, 2019

'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.

# british-airways - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

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

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

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'

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'

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'

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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 - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

British Airways flight makes emergency landing after 'bomb threat'

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

A second man is in a critical condition in hospital.

# british-airways - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

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

# british-airways - Thursday 12 February, 2015

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

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 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

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"

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

# british-airways - Thursday 30 October, 2014

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

# british-airways - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

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.

# british-airways - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

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

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.

# british-airways - Saturday 19 July, 2014

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.

# british-airways - Thursday 17 July, 2014

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.

# british-airways - Thursday 26 June, 2014

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?”

# british-airways - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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

# british-airways - Thursday 27 March, 2014

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

# british-airways - Monday 23 December, 2013

British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport

The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.

# british-airways - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

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

Disgruntled customer uses promoted tweet to embarrass British Airways

Well that’s one way to get their attention.

# british-airways - Sunday 2 December, 2012

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport

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

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

# british-airways - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

British Airways to double number of Dublin-Heathrow flights

Service in winter 2012 will see a new 6.25am flight for the really eager flier…

# british-airways - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Odd Photoshoot of the Day Pic Of The Day

Odd Photoshoot of the Day

No comment.

# british-airways - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board

The British Airways flight resumed its journey to Chicago in the early hours of this morning.

# british-airways - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Gilmore defends actions over Gaza activists amid confusion over deportation

Two of the seven Irish activists due to fly home from Israel today have remained in Israel this evening.

# british-airways - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge British Airways to offer crash survival course for frequent flyers Frequent Flyers This post contains a poll

British Airways to offer crash survival course for frequent flyers

Members of BA’s Executive Club will be offered a chance to buy a space in a course – teaching them how to survive a crash.

# british-airways - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

BA flight to Boston stops in Shannon following ‘technical fault’

A transatlantic flight from London to Boston is forced to land at Shannon, and is set to take off again this morning.

# british-airways - Saturday 19 March, 2011

Former British Airways worker given 30 years for plane bomb plot

Rajib Karim was convicted last month of plotting with extremist al-Awlaki in a plan to blow up a US-bound plane.

# british-airways - Monday 28 February, 2011

Ex-British Airways employee convicted of plotting to blow up plane

Prosecutors said Rajib Karim had planned to use his position at the airline to kill hundreds of people.

# british-airways - Thursday 28 October, 2010

BA chief to see wages take off after Iberia merger

Former Aer Lingus head Willie Walsh will get a 12% pay rise once the tie-up is completed.

# british-airways - Friday 27 August, 2010

PASSENGERS ON BOARD A British Airways flight from Heathrow to Hong Kong on Tuesday heard the message no one wants to hear: “We may shortly need to make an emergency landing on water”.

The automatic message was played erroneously, terrifying the 275 passengers on the flight.

Cabin crew told passengers that it had been a mistake.

Passenger Michelle Lord, 32, of Preston, told the Sun:

People were terrified, we all thought we were going to die. They said the pilot hit the wrong button because they were so close together.

BA has apologised to those who on board the flight, and said that an investigation was underway to determine whether the pilot had pressed the button in error, or it was a computer glitch.

A spokesperson for the airline said it apologised to its customers, and said it’s cabin crew had immediately made an announcement informing passengers that it had been a mistake.