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Delta Air Lines continues to block middle seats as it resumes London Heathrow- New York JFK service

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U.S. airline capping capacity to focus on customer safety Two months after Delta Air Lines resumed flights between London and Atlanta, the carrier has today...

Emirates’ A380s return to the skies: to London, Paris and Amsterdam

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Emirates will deploy its iconic A380 on its daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily A380 service to London Heathrow starting from 1...

Singapore and the United Kingdom commence trials to improve public health safety for aircrew 

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Singapore and the United Kingdom (UK) are commencing a series of trials to test the crew module of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)...

Emirates to fly Airbus A380 to London Heathrow and Paris CDG, adds Dhaka and Munich to network

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The highly popular Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft will begin serving travellers on flights to London Heathrow and Paris starting from 15 July. This marks...

Virgin Atlantic announces return to 17 additional destinations as from 20 July

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Airline set to return to 17 additional destinations across the network, including Tel Aviv, Miami, San Francisco and Barbados planned from August 2020. ...

British Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner ends up in soft ground during push-back

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On 4 June, a British Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (registered G-ZBKP) was ready to operate scheduled flight BA3587 between Edmonton, Canada and London Heathrow,...

[Video] Heated discussion over social distancing measures onboard a Middle East Airlines flight

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During boarding, passengers on a Middle East Airlines (MEA) Airbus A330 (registered OD-MED) operating Saturday's flight ME204 between London Heathrow, United Kingdom, and Beirut,...

Virgin Atlantic set to deliver over 43 million items of personal protective equipment and medical supplies to the UK from China

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In April, Virgin Atlantic has successfully partnered with the Department of Health and Social Care and the NHS, operating nine cargo-only flights from...

Virgin Atlantic goes cargo-only to Tel Aviv

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Scheduled cargo-only flights launch May 6th Twice-weekly services every Wednesday and Saturday Same-day connections to and from the US, China and South Africa ...

Virgin Atlantic delivers 3.5 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to the UK from China

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In partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care and the NHS, Virgin Atlantic has so far operated five cargo-only flights from...

Push back incident at Dubai Airport damages stabilisers of both British Airways and Emirates Airline aircraft

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On 14 April, a British Airways A350-1000 (G-XWBA) operated flight BA106 between Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates and London Heathrow, United Kingdom. The aircraft,...

[Coronavirus] British Airways flies vital medical supplies to Britain, including ventilators and PPE

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British Airways 777 aircraft containing crucial medical supplies for the NHS is on route to the UK, due to land later this afternoon Cargo...

Star Alliance Gold Card holders enjoy free upgrades on Heathrow Express

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Star Alliance and Heathrow Express (https://www.heathrowexpress.com/) offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders a free upgrade when travelling on the Heathrow Express. Heathrow Express is the...

Third runway at Heathrow ruled illegal because of climate change

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On Thursday 27 February 2020, The United Kingdom's Court of Appeal has ruled that the UK government's plans to construct a third runway at...

IT failure at London Heathrow significantly disrupts air traffic on Sunday evening

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  IT-problems at London Heathrow significantly disrupted air traffic at UK's biggest airport on Sunday evening. Passengers were unable to check in for their flights...

Virgin Atlantic announces new daily service to Cape Town and increases frequency to Havana from 25th October 2020

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Sunseekers this winter can head down to South Africa on Virgin Atlantic’s new daily seasonal service flying between London Heathrow and Cape Town With the...

British Airways launches Newquay route from London Heathrow in Summer 2020

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British Airways is launching a summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay, creating the only direct route to Heathrow.  This adds to the new...

British Airways sets record breaking fastest flight from New York to London Heathrow

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Last night, British Airways broke a record for fastest subsonic commercial transatlantic flight thanks to a "Ciara storm" jet stream of 418 km/h. Its...

British Airways Airbus A350-1000 slightly damaged during hard landing at Tel Aviv Airport

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On 19 January, a British Airways Airbus A350-1000 (G-XWBD) operated flight BA163 between London Heathrow, United Kingdom and Tel Aviv, Israel. During landing at Tel...

Three British Airways cabin crew members killed in New Year’s Eve crash; another cabin crew member heavily injured

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On New Year's Eve, a Toyota Yaris and a lorry crashed near London Heathrow Airport. Two men (aged 23 and 25) died along with...