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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

British Airways flight takes off to San Diego, California to celebrate Father’s Day

To celebrate Father’s Day (this year in the UK on 16 June) British Airways surprised some of its fathers and their sons and daughters...

British Airways cancels Boeing 747 domestic upgrades, originally scheduled on 25 August

What should have been a highlight for plane spotters and other aviation enthusiasts has now turned into a major fiasco. On 25 August, British...

British Airways returns to Pakistan after 10 years and touches down in Islamabad

British Airways today landed into Islamabad as it began its first service between the UK and Pakistan in 10 years. Crowds greeted the aircraft in...

British Airways flight to Washington D.C. returns to London Heathrow after flight attendant knocks himself unconscious

On 31 May, a British Airways Boeing 747 (G-CIVD) from London Heathrow to Washington Dulles D.C. took off uneventfully around 17:11 (UTC). One hour...

British Airways continues to rely on Air Belgium; back to Cairo

After many similar contracts with British Airways for flights to Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Dubai, New York, Newark and Toronto Pearson, Air Belgium has signed...

British Airways launches thrice-weekly flights to Islamabad

The airline starts a three-per-week service on June 2 Customers will enjoy a state-of-the-art inflight experience on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner A...

Virgin Atlantic relaunches flights to Mumbai

VIRGIN ATLANTIC DOUBLES INDIA SERVICES WITH NEW ROUTE TO MUMBAI Virgin Atlantic is relaunching flights between London Heathrow and Mumbai, a thriving cargo route for...

Etihad Airways increases frequencies to London Heathrow

Flagship Abu Dhabi – London route will be served up to five times daily Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will...