British Airways News
New storm hits western US
Newly released video shows a British Airways plane consumed by smoke and flames during takeoff.
Travel blogger launches 'Catch Me If You Can' challenge, offering upgraded seat to strangers who spot him at the airport
Travel blogger Gilbert Ott has launched a unique challenge he’s dubbed “ Catch Me If You Can ” where he will swap his first or business class seats with anyone who spots him at an airport and asks him to switch. “The idea is that if you find me in an airport, in the check-in lane, the security
This is not a typo: Flights to Europe in the fall cost around $300 round trip right now
Not much shocks me when it comes to the air travel industry, but a couple of things happened this past week that made me do a bit of a double-take. One airline plans to drop its baggage fee. And some airlines have flights to Europe in the fall for around $300 round trip. First, the bag fee:
British Airways CEO 'profusely sorry' for global computer outage
British Airways CEO Alex Cruz said he was "profusely sorry" for Saturday's worldwide computer outage that stranded thousands of passengers. In an interview that aired on the BBC, Cruz said that the airline will be back to operating 95 percent of its flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick
Stranded British Airways passengers make way home after computer outage
After a computer glitch grounded over 1,000 flights, passengers are getting to their destinations on one of the busiest travel days of the year
Computer glitch strands thousands of British Airways passengers
The airline says a power outage caused the tech problem which led to massive delays and over 800 canceled flights.
British Airways resumes flights from London airports following global computer outage
British Airways on Sunday is resuming departures from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports, following the cancellation of flights Saturday due to a worldwide computer outage that struck at the start of a busy holiday weekend. "Work continues to restore all of our IT systems but we expect some
Airline outage causes massive delays for British Airways travelers
Computer issues shut down two major airports in England, affecting tens of thousands of people on this busy holiday weekend.
Air traffic problem is affecting travel around the world
regarding airlines. There's word of a air traffic problem that's affecting travel around the globe. ABC's Linzie Janis with more. Reporter: This news breaking right now. British airways has suffered a system width, global technical issue. Right now, no word on how many flights are affected. But