Company boss wins £130,000 payout from British Airways after slipping in puddle of spilt Baileys

Company boss wins £130,000 payout from British Airways after slipping in puddle of spilt Bailey’s liqueur and hitting his head on floor at Heathrow and could be in line for more Andreas Wuchner suffered brain damage after slip near BA check-in desk in 2017 The businessman’s company folded the next year and he took the … Read more

Company boss wins £130,000 payout from British Airways after slipping in spilt Bailey’s liqueur

Company boss wins £130,000 payout from British Airways after slipping in puddle of spilt Bailey’s liqueur and hitting his head at Heathrow and could be in line for more Andreas Wuchner suffered brain damage after slip near BA check-in desk in 2017 The businessman’s company folded the next year and he took the airline to … Read more

Netflix star ‘yelled ‘Do you know who my mum is?’ as he was arrested over drunken flight rampage’

Netflix reality star ‘yelled ‘Do you know who my mum is?’ about his ex-Attorney General mother as he was arrested over drunken flight rampage on way home from Caribbean filming’ Matthew Mawhinney was filming Too Hot to Handle in the Caribbean On a return flight to Heathrow, he allegedly got rowdy with two fellow castmates … Read more

British BA pilot, 59, struck down with Covid punches air as he leaves hospital

British BA pilot, 59, struck down with Covid punches air and hugs medics as he’s discharged from US hospital after 243 days of treatment Nicholas Synnott, 59, punched the air after being discharged from hospital The BA pilot was admitted to a Texas hospital in March with coronavirus He is now regaining his strength with … Read more

Captain Tom tweets family photo from Barbados after being treated to trip by British Airways

‘Enjoying a beautiful day’: Captain Tom tweets family photo from bucket-list break in Barbados after war hero who raised £33million for the NHS was treated to trip by British Airways Sir Tom Moore became a national treasure after raising millions for the NHS   British Airways offered him a free flight to Barbados along with … Read more

British Airways cuts 15 long-haul routes including Sydney and Abu Dhabi due to pandemic

British Airways cuts more than 15 long-haul routes due to operate next year including Sydney, Bangkok and Abu Dhabi amid collapse in demand during pandemic Flights to Seoul, Calgary and Kuala Lumpur amongst those that have been cut   Owner IAG had a pre-tax loss of 6.2 billion euros for nine months to September  Passenger numbers not expected … Read more

Captain Tom, 100, jets off to Barbados with a free flight from British Airways

‘I never thought I’d travel again’: Captain Tom, 100, says he has ticked ‘item off his bucket list’ after British Airways offer him free flight to Barbados for him and his family Captain Tom is heading to Barbados with his family courtesy of British Airways Sir Tom raised millions for the NHS at the height of the … Read more

British Airways 747 bursts into flames at Spanish airport where it was being stored

British Airways 747 bursts into flames at Spanish airport where it was being stored following its retirement The Boeing 747-400 was being stored at Castellon Airport in Spain It burst into flames on Monday with smoke billowing out from behind the cockpit Firefighters put out the blaze and confirmed the plane was due to be … Read more

Champagne flutes and fine china from British Airways first-class go under the hammer

Flying off the shelves: Champagne flutes and fine china from British Airways first-class go under the hammer amid £5.4billion losses British Airways will auction off some of its historic items used for first class   The items are expected to include champagne flutes, fine china and glassware Comes following huge £5.4 billion losses at airline amid … Read more

Couple ‘scammed British Airways and Virgin out of £90,000 with fake insurance claims’

Couple ‘scammed British Airways and Virgin out of £90,000 over three years by making fake insurance claims on flights they never booked’ Allan Uchendu, 29, and Taleka White, 32, allegedly created fake documents   They are accused of submitting false claims to insurance companies for money  Couple claimed a total of £87,865.64 over a three year … Read more

British Airways, American Airlines and Oneworld launch transatlantic Covid testing trial

British Airways, American Airlines and Oneworld have launched a Covid-19 testing trial on selected flights from the U.S to London Heathrow in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate how testing for the virus can reopen international travel and quash quarantine requirements. The new British Airways CEO, Sean Doyle, explained that at the end of the … Read more

Airline chiefs warn ministers must end quarantine on the first day out of lockdown

Airline chiefs warn ministers must end quarantine on the first day out of lockdown – as they call for passengers to be tested for Covid-19 BEFORE they fly to reboot the economy Bosses at two of Britain’s biggest airlines have piled pressure on Government  British Airways chief executive Sean Doyle and Virgin Atlantic boss Shai … Read more

British Airways and Lufthansa given Skytrax Covid-19 safety rating

British Airways and Lufthansa become first airlines to gain a Covid-19 safety rating from Skytrax, with both awarded a ‘commendable’ four stars The rating is based on a ‘detailed investigation’ of Covid-19 safety measures  It covers ‘customer risk and concern elements in the airport and onboard’  BA’s airport standards were based on its operations at Terminal … Read more