Strike-hit British Airways flying into turbulence

[ad_1] British Airways pilots walked out for the first time in the company’s 100-year history, sparked by a bitter and long-running feud over pay British Airways, which likes to call itself the world’s favourite airline, flew into turbulence this week as pilots staged a costly and historic two-day strike, tarnishing its global reputation, analysts said […]

British Airways pilots' strike enters second day

[ad_1] BA says sorry to 200,000 passengers A landmark strike by British Airways pilots entered its second day on Tuesday with more travel chaos—and no end in sight to the long-running dispute over pay. BA has decided to cancel almost all its flights for the second day in a row, it announced in a statement […]

Qantas Airways profits lower after oil prices rise

[ad_1] Qantas said the outlook for the airline was ‘mixed’, with weakness in the domestic tourism market and flat corporate travel demand Qantas Airways posted a 6.5-percent fall in annual net profit Thursday, attributing the slide in earnings to higher oil prices and a weaker Australian dollar. Despite record revenues, the Australian flag carrier said […]

British Airways cancels flights following IT failure

[ad_1] A Heathrow spokesperson said BA was experiencing “a technical issue with its systems” impacting check-in and departures there. British Airways was forced to cancel some flights to and from London on Wednesday after it suffered “a systems issue”. Reports suggested dozens of flights in and out of Heathrow—Britain’s busiest airport—had been cancelled, grounding around […]