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British Airways cancels all short-haul flights from Heathrow before midday

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Travellers were left frustrated on Saturday after British Airways announced it had cancelled all short-haul Heathrow flights before midday due to technical problems. The cancellations were unrelated to cyber-attacks a...

Flight cancellations and delays as ‘tech issues’ hit British Airways

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British Airways has said “significant technical issues” resulted in a number of flight cancellations and disruption across its operation on Friday. The airline said the problem, which was affecting its website, app an...

British Airways looks to recycled cooking oil fuel to cut jet emissions

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British Airways has signed a deal for aircraft fuel made from recycled cooking oils and other household waste to be produced at scale in the UK and to be in use as early as 2022 to help power its flights. The airline ...

Call to British Airways might have averted 1990 Kuwait hostage crisis

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Hundreds of British passengers might have avoided being taken hostage by the Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 1990 if a UK diplomatic call informing Whitehall of Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait had been relayed to British A...

‘Gender is a kind of haunting’: Jennifer Mills explores the queer potential of the ghost story in The Airways

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It’s hardly a spoiler to reveal that the chief protagonist of Jennifer Mills’s latest novel dies. It is fleeting, fragmented, violent, and over by page four – but it is not the end. “Evicted” from their own body, micr...

Qatar Airways refused us a refund after visa mix-up to Botswana

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My brother, his wife and young son were denied boarding when flying to Botswana for our mother’s funeral in December. Now Qatar Airways is refusing to refund the flight they missed, or the new one they booked to get t...

British Airways owner IAG hit by €1.2bn loss amid ‘uncertain’ passenger forecast

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The owner of British Airways, International Airlines Group, reported a €1.2bn pre-tax loss for the first quarter and reiterated the need for the rollout of digital vaccine passports to enable the beleaguered aviation ...

Thai Airways customers in limbo after refunds put on hold

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People whose flights were cancelled by beleaguered airline face three-month wait over payment decisionThousands of passengers who had flights cancelled last year by Thai Airways will have to wait another three months ...