LONDON — The cabin of a British Airways flight filled with what appeared to be white smoke as it prepared for landing in Spain on Monday afternoon, prompting the airline to evacuate more than 170 passengers, with three taken to the hospital. In an emailed statement on Tuesday, the airline …Read More »
Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways’ parent company IAG, has called on the airline’s pilots to settle their pay dispute. Nearly 4,000 pilots who work for British Airways and belong to the British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) have voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay deal that BA says …Read More »
LONDON — British Airways said on Friday that it was resuming flights to Cairo, nearly a week after abruptly canceling services to the Egyptian capital over security concerns. The airline said in an emailed statement that it had made the decision after “a thorough assessment of the security arrangements.” “The …Read More »
After a day in court that lasted longer than some transatlantic flights, British Airways’ attempt to get an injunction against its pilots’ planned strike was rejected. But BA immediately announced it would appeal against Mrs Justice Elisabeth Laing’s judgment. On Monday the British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) announced that the …Read More »
British Airways strike: Pilots vote overwhelmingly for walkout over pay affecting thousands of flights
Millions of British Airways passengers booked to travel from the second week of August onwards face uncertainty about their flights, after 93 per cent of BA pilots voted in favour of industrial action on a turn-out of 90 per cent. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) represents about 85 per …Read More »
British Airways strike threat: When would the pilot walkout happen and which flights would be affected?
Passengers booked on summer flights on British Airways are about to learn whether their travel plans could be torn up by a strike by pilots at BA. For the past four weeks nearly 4,000 members of flight crew who belong to the British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) have been voting …Read More »