Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Tag Archives: British Airways

British Airways dismisses pilot union offer ahead of planned strikes

LONDON: British Airways dismissed a proposal by a pilots union to avoid strike action next week as “unrealistic”, leaving it little closer to resolving a dispute over pay with its pilots that could disrupt its services. Earlier the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) had said that BA pilots could call ...

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British Airways pilots to strike for three days in September

LONDON: British Airways pilots are to go on strike for three days in September, their union said on Friday, in a dispute over pay that could disrupt the peak summer holiday season. Last month, the pilots overwhelmingly voted for industrial action and the airline, which is part of IAG, failed ...

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British Airways, Lufthansa suspend Cairo flights

LONDON: British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was cancelling flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The German airline said normal operations would resume Sunday. Both carriers delivered two-sentence ...

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British Airways service resumption to promote Pak-UK links: Mark Field

LONDON: British Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field said that the launch of direct flights between Pakistan and United Kingdom (UK) would help promote business and trade besides increasing links between the two countries. “The launch of direct flights between our two capitals is excellent news for both ...

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British Airways announces huge Boeing order

LONDON: British Airways on Thursday announced a multi-billion dollar deal to buy up to 42 Boeing 777 fuel-efficient passenger jets, after Airbus said it would no longer make the A380 superjumbo. BA-parent IAG said its British carrier would purchase 18 Boeing 777-9 planes, while an option for a further 24 ...

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British Airways stops selling its shares to outside EU citizens

LONDON: The parent company of British Airways and Iberia has stopped the sales of its stock to investors outside of the European Union. EU-ownership rules dictate that more than half of an airline’s stock must be held by shareholders that are based within the economic bloc. International Consolidated Airlines Group ...

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British Airways returns to Pakistan after 10 years

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: British Airways, the United Kingdom’s national carrier, has announced to restart flights to Pakistan after ten years. “British Airways returns to Pakistan. Direct flights from London Heathrow to Islamabad’s new airport start in June. A further boost to links between the UK and Pakistan – especially on trade and ...

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BA says 185,000 more customers affected in cyber attack

LONDON: British Airways owner IAG on Thursday said that a further 185,000 customers may have had their personal details stolen in a cyber attack earlier this year. This includes the holders of 77,000 payment cards whose name, billing address, email address, card payment information have potentially been compromised. A further ...

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British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen

LONDON: British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving 380,000 bank cards. The almost two week long hack did not involve travel or passport details, the airline said, adding that it ...

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Airlines to complain to EU over French strikes

AFP BRUSSELS: Budget carrier Ryanair and British Airways owner IAG said Wednesday they will file a complaint to the EU over what they say is France’s failure to tackle crippling strikes by air traffic controllers. They say repeated strikes by French controllers, particularly in Marseille, are having a devastating impact ...

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