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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...

British Airways colleagues surprised customers flying home for Christmas with a spontaneous performance in Terminal 5 at London Heathrow

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British Airways surprised unsuspecting customers as they arrived home this Christmas. The airline’s choir wowed 1000s of people as they arrived at London Heathrow’s...

Six new British Airways routes from London Heathrow: Pristina, Podgorica, Perugia, Dalaman, Bodrum, Rhodes

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Customers can start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways today announces it is launching six new European routes from London Heathrow for...

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...