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Review: British Airways 777 First Class

While flying with British Airways First Class many times, there were a few things that made my London-Boston flight unique: Redeem Miles with British Airways I was able to book award tickets on the following Itinerary: BA651 Mykonos to London Departure 1:45 pm Arrival 3:45 pm [Business] BA239 London Departure 7:55 pm Arrive 10:20 pm [First] We booked this with …

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British Airways strike: Passengers resent the airline's "silence"

Image Rights Getty Images British Airways passengers have expressed their anger over the fact that they can not get through to the confusion about canceled flights to the airline. The BA pilots face a strike On 9, 10 and 27 September, BA informed customers with tickets booked on other days that their flights had been canceled. The company admitted on …

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British Airways strike leads to flight cancellations of five days

image rights PA media The British Airways strike next month is expected to cause at least five consecutive flight cancellations. BA pilots announced three strike days on 9, 10 and 27 September – in the dispute over pay. Despite the first strike on 9 and 10 September, some customers flying between 8 and 12 September were told that their flight …

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CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways resigns, amid protests in Hong Kong: NPR

Rupert Hogg, CEO of Cathay Pacific, announced his resignation on Friday at a press conference in Hong Kong in 2017. AFP staff / AFP / Getty Images Hide Caption Switch caption AFP Contributor / AFP / Getty Images Rupert Hogg, CEO of Cathay Pacific, announced his resignation on Friday at a press conference in Hong Kong in 2017. AFP Contributor …

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The cabin fills with smoke during the flight from British Airways to Valencia

Passengers said the incident – which happened on Monday – was "scary" and felt like a "horror movie", with travelers shouting that they could not breathe. British Airways confirmed a "technical problem" on the BA422 flight that flew from London Heathrow to Valencia on Monday afternoon and said the passengers had been evacuated from the plane. Lucy Brown, a traveler …

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Court decides in favor of the British Airways Pilots Union

A few weeks ago I wrote about how the talks between the management of British Airways and its aviation union over a new treaty collapsed. Management has offered the pilot a 11.5% salary increase over a three-year period, although the pilots say they expect more of their share of British Airways' record profitability. British Airways pilots voted on industrial action …

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British Airways and Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for security reasons

British Airways and Lufthansa announced Saturday that they are temporarily suspending flights to the Egyptian capital of Cairo due to unspecified safety concerns. The British airline announced that it would cancel flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The German airline announced that normal operation would resume on Sunday. "We are constantly reviewing our security arrangements at all of …

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Lufthansa and British Airways suddenly stop all flights to Cairo as a precautionary measure

The British government issued a travel warning for Egypt on Saturday, citing a "heightened risk of terrorism against aviation" when British Airways and the German airline Lufthansa suspended flights to Cairo as a precautionary measure. British Airways flights were suspended for seven days, while Lufthansa flights resumed on Sunday. "There is an increased risk of terrorism against aviation," a statement …

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British Airways canceled flights to Cairo

Copyright PA Media For safety reasons, British Airways has canceled all flights to the Egyptian capital of Cairo for a week, the city of London Heathrow Airport has been informed that it has been canceled – and that there would be no alternative flights for a week. The airline did not state what security risk it was. A spokesman Cairo …

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