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1,700 flights grounded as British Airways pilots hold historic strike

09 September, 2019 1:32 am 1:32 am

LONDON (Reuters) –  Thousands of passengers stranded at home and airports after nearly all British Airways (BA) flights were grounded by its first ever pilots strike on Monday following a dispute over pay. The action by British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) members forced BA, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), to cancel 1,700 flights to … Read More

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British Airways flight lands at Islamabad Airport after 11 years

06 June, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A flight of British Airways (BA) landed at Islamabad Airport after a gap of 11 years. The first flight of British Airways (BA- 261) reached airport at 9:25am from Heathrow, London. The flight carrying 240 passengers arrived by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with Pakistani and British flags in their hands. In line … Read More

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British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade

05 May, 2019 11:31 pm 11:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – British Airways (BA) will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian country. BA halted service to Pakistan from 2008 in Islamabad. “The final touches are coming together for the airline’s … Read More

Police arrest man and woman over Gatwick drone disruption

12 December, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Police have arrested a man and a woman after rogue drone operators crippled London’s Gatwick Airport for three days by repeatedly flying onto the airfield, sparking a major security response. Britain’s second-largest airport was back in operation after it was forced to close its runway in the run up to Christmas when … Read More

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DG ISPR hails British Airways for reviving flight operations in Pakistan

12 December, 2018 3:08 pm 3:08 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor hailed British Airways for reviving flight operations in Pakistan. In his tweet – while thanking the British Airways – the ISPR DG remarked that the dividends of decades long struggle of Pakistani nation and its security forces for restoration of peace … Read More

British Airways announces resumption of flight operation in Pakistan

12 December, 2018 3:07 pm 3:07 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – British Airways has announced to resume its flight operation in Pakistan. Addressing a press conference with the British authorities on Tuesday, Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari said that the flights will be started from Heathrow to Islamabad in June next. “Trade and business will increase after the … Read More

IAG prepares to meet EU ownership rules in case of no deal Brexit

11 November, 2018 9:44 am 9:44 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Anglo-Spanish airline group IAG  , the owner of British Airways, is taking steps to avoid falling foul of European Union ownership rules in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Spanish newspaper El Pais reported. Britain is set to leave the bloc on March 29, but with less than five months to go, … Read More