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January BA Strike to cause minimal disruption

This January the industrial action by BA cabin crew based at Heathrow will go ahead on the 10th and 11th.

According to the latest information from the airline, Gatwick and London City are unaffected while a reduced number of flights at Heathrow will result in  passengers being moved onto earlier or later flights.

If you are flying from [...]

Swissport Strike called off. BA strike should cause no cancellations

The latest update in the Christmas strikes at Heathrow is that the baggage workers will no longer strike and should be accepting a pay deal.

While the British Airways cabin crew strike is still scheduled, the airline is suggesting that flight will not be affected. This may be because the striking fleet only represent a small [...]

British Airways Cabin Crew Vote for new strike

Strikes over pay could begin on 21st December.

We will add more details as we get them.

BBC coverage is here

Iberia moves to Heathrow Terminal 5

A clear perk of the recent merger of British Airways an Iberia under IAG, Iberia customers can now experience the efficient, modern, clean new Terminal 5 at London Heathrow.

From 25th March 2012 the move will come into effect, which will give Iberia customers a great terminal experience, and also reduce the transfer times for passengers [...]

British Airways has amazing prices from Heathrow

Fresh information received from British Airways on their latest prices from Heathrow Airport.

London Heathrow to Barcelona from £98 return
London Heathrow to Istanbul from £75 one way
London Heathrow to Nice from £59 one way
London Heathrow to Geneva from £59 one way
London Heathrow to Nassau from £629 return
London Heathrow to Cape Town from £650 return
London Heathrow to Boston from £360 return
London Heathrow to New [...]

Good news for budding pilots - BA Recruitment

British Airways are announcing a new recruitment drive, to train 400 pilots over the next 5 years.

Pilot training recently has been paid for by students who must take out large loads of near £100,000 – meaning that recent pilot recruitment has been based on how deep your pockets are more than how skilled you are.

This [...]

Terminal 5 C opens

Heathrow Airports Terminal 5 C recently opened after nearly a year delay after the planned opening date of May 2010.

The satellite building to Terminal 5 provides even greater service, speed and efficiency for British Airways customers flying from Heathrow Airport. The £340m extension will allow an extra three million passengers a year to flow through [...]

May 2011 Ash Cloud Cancellations Begin

The first, of what may be a wave of flight cancellations has begun in anticipation of the forecast that Scotland will be under the ash tomorrow morning.

Scotland’s Logan Air, based at Glasgow, has cancelled flights due to depart between 6am and 1pm on 24th May – adding additional services tonight to facilitate travellers.

At Heathrow flights [...]

British Airways Cabin Crew to Strike Again

In a new vote, British Airways cabin crew have again voted to strike.

There was a reported 75% turnout in the vote, which saw a 78% majority vote to strike.

The union will be required to give 7 days notice of strike dates. The strike was voted for as a protest against the removal of discounted travel [...]

BA cabin crew back to polls in vote over pay and conditions

After nearly 50 hours of talks between the Unite Union leaders and British Airways, a new proposal is thought to have been issued which BA cabin crew will vote on, possibly next week.

The deal is likely to include reinstatement of travel concessions, which provide staff with huge discounts on tickets. These concessions were removed by [...]

BA117 747 to New York makes makes emergency return to Heathrow

The Boeing 747 in question, G-CIVX on flight BA117

Due to difficulty keeping a door handle securely shut, a British Airways Boeing 747 destined for New York, made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, just 11 minutes after becoming airborne.

Due to the nature of the situation, the pilots halted their climb,  keeping the aircraft low [...]

Positive news for BA – damage limitation works.

A survey of 1,000 consumers has shown that in light of the 3 day strike just gone, a huge 19% had an enhanced view of the airline.

I believe the way in which British Airways has handled the strike is phenonenal. They’ve been brave and not caved in to the delusional demands of the union. They’ve [...]

British Airways Cabin Crew 4 day strike

The second of two strikes by British Airways Cabin Crew is due to happen on the 27,28,29 and 30 March.

British Airways have posted their strike information – please check your flight.

Having stuggled through the first 3 day strike, which is reported to cost BA over £7 million a day, British Airways were able to re-instate [...]

British Airways strike dates announced

British Airways cabin crew have said they will go on strike for three days from 20 March and for four days from 27 March.

British Airways were “very dissapointed” with the decision, but must be fairly please that the strikes will not affect the easte rush. The Union added that there may be strike action again [...]

Continental add 2 more daily New York flights

London to New York is one of the biggest routes in commercial aviation – and from 28th March it will grow when Continental Airlines adds an extra two daily services between London Heathrow and New York’s Newark airport.
The news follows success of British Airways’ Business class only route from London City to New York. They [...]

BA prepare for cabin Crew Strike

British Airways have begun plans aimed at keeping ‘as many planes in the air as possible

With cabin crew likely to walk-out around Easter, BA have offered ground staff the opportunity to train as cabin-crew and fill the gap left by strikers.

Some sources also claim that some pilots are volunteering to work in the cabin for [...]

Live radar and pics of Heathrow Arrivals

BA Boeing 777 landing at Heathrow, captured by Heathrowcam.net

I’ve just come across a wonderful site called ‘Heathrow Cam‘

The site uses a ADS-B receiver and a fixed, motion sensitive camera to capture an image and details of incoming flights. (ADS-B is not ‘radar’ but it’s a transponder radio which received information broadcast by commercial airlines [...]

Fly British Airways from Heathrow

British Airways proudly operate the worlds largest 747 fleet. Book a trip on one of 101 destinations reachable from London Heathrow – full options available soon.

Yes  - 101 destinations…

Aberdeen
Abuja
Accra
Amsterdam
Athens
Baltimore
Bangalore
Bangkok
Barcelona
Basle/Mulhouse
Beijing
Belgrade
Berlin Tegel
Boston
Brussels
Bucharest – Otopeni
Budapest
Buenos Aires – Ministro Pistar
Cairo
Calgary
Cape Town
Casablanca
Chennai
Chicago
Copenhagen
Dar es Salaam
Delhi
Denver
Dhaka
Doha
Domodedevo
Dubai
Dusseldorf
Edinburgh
Entebbe
Frankfurt
Geneva
Glasgow
Grand Cayman
Hamburg
Helsinki
Hong Kong
Houston
Islamabad
Istanbul
Johannesburg
Kiev
Kolkata
Kuwait
Lagos
Larnaca
Lisbon
Los Angeles
Luanda
Lusaka
Lyon
Madrid
Malaga
Manchester
Marrakech
Mauritius
Mexico City
Miami
Milan – Linate
Milan – Malpensa
Montreal – Pierre Trudeau
Mumbai
Munich
Muscat
Nairobi
New York-John F Kennedy
Newark Nj
Newcastle
Nice
Oslo
Paris Charles [...]

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