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Qantas operates second ultra long-haul research flight, this time between London Heathrow and Sydney, Australia

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This morning, a Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (VH-ZNJ) departed London Heathrow, United Kingdom for a 17,750km journey (over 19 and a half hours) towards...

South African air traffic controllers assign special squawk to British Airways flight after South African Rugby World Cup victory

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South African air traffic controllers have guided out last night's British Airways flight from Cape Town, South Africa to London Heathrow, United Kingdom with...

British Airways makes first flight into Beijing Daxing, the airport of the future

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British Airways has today made its first flight into Beijing Daxing International Airport The airline is the first international carrier to fly into...

Air New Zealand to launch a non-stop service between Auckland and New York and withdraw from London

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Air New Zealand is accelerating its ambitions for North America and will launch a non-stop service between Auckland and New York using its 787-9...

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Cargo open new technology-inspired export facility at London Heathrow

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo have opened a state-of-the-art export facility at London Heathrow to future-proof the joint venture’s growth plans in the...

Touch down in Toronto: British Airways’ new Airbus A350 arrives

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British Airways commenced the first North American long-haul service of its new A350 aircraft from Toronto today, following extensive trials and the launch of...

Tel Aviv joins Virgin Atlantic’s growing cargo network

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Virgin Atlantic’s first flight to Tel Aviv touched down at Ben Gurion International Airport yesterday with a full cargo payload as the airline continues...

British Airways Airbus A320 declares “smoke in cabin” emergency minutes before landing at London Heathrow

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In the morning of 23 September, a British Airways Airbus A320 (G-EUYB) operated flight BA709 between Zurich, Switzerland and London Heathrow, United Kingdom. The...

Emirates Airline Airbus A380 goes around at Manchester, declares fuel emergency and diverts to London Heathrow

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On 4 September, an Emirates Airline Airbus A380 (A6-EVA) operated flight EK19 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Manchester, United Kingdom. The aircraft performed...

British Airways’ Airbus A350 gears up for its first long-haul flight to Dubai

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British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on...

British Airways Airbus A321 fills with dense smoke, emergency evacuation at Valencia Airport

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On 5 August, a British Airways Airbus A321 (G-MEDN) operated flight BA422 between London Heathrow, United Kingdom and Valencia, Spain. About ten minutes before...

Lufthansa Airbus A321 between Dublin and Munich diverts twice: to London Heathrow and then to Brussels

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On 3 August, a Lufthansa Airbus A321 (D-AIRW) operated flight LH2515 between Dublin, Ireland and Munich, Germany. The aircraft - cleared to operate with...

London Heathrow is bracing for industrial actions; strikes on 5-6 August and on 23-24 August

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Next to the expected strike of British Airways pilots, passengers travelling through London Heathrow can expect another four days of industrial actions in August....

Etihad Airways to serve London Heathrow with fourth year-round daily service

Etihad Airways is to boost its services from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow by adding a fourth year-round daily service between the two capitals,...

Very high delays at the two major London airports due to radar issues. British Airways A350-1000 welcome ceremony postponed

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Equipment issues are causing very high levels of flight delay at both London Heathrow & Gatwick airports. The reason for the delays is a...

Virgin Atlantic Cargo partners with WTA Aviation and Swissport for new daily Tel Aviv services

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded contracts to WTA Aviation and Swissport in Israel to support the launch and growth of the airline’s new daily...

12-year old Dutch boy almost succeeded to fly British Airways to Los Angeles without a boarding pass

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Heathrow Police are investigating how a 12-year old boy was able to board a British Airways flight to Los Angeles without ticket yesterday. The child...

British Airways Boeing 777 returns to London Heathrow after fumes in the cockpit

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On 3 July, a British Airways Boeing 777-200ER (G-YMMU) operated flight BA119 between London Heathrow, U.K. and Bangalore, India. Flying over Southeast England, however,...

Stowaway falls from Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 minutes before landing at London Heathrow

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On 30 June at approximately 15:41 (UTC +1), a body of a yet to be identified male stowaway landed in a garden in the...

British Airways increases frequency between Scotland and London Heathrow next winter

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Airline to operate almost 200 flights a week between Scotland and London Heathrow British Airways is to increase its winter schedule between Scotland and...