British Airways

Hero BA captain emerges from cockpit to address passengers after emergency landing at Gatwick after hydraulic fluid leak

A British Airways pilot was cheered by relieved passengers after making an emergency landing at Gatwick when the plane started leaking hydraulic …

Airplanes

Tired of being crammed into an airline seat? You have options

Tired of being squeezed into smaller seats with inadequate legroom, more and more passengers are opting for the more expensive and expansive seating option known as premium economy.<p>This year, experts agree, will see the ongoing growth of this class of service — generally available on wide-body …

Airports

Small, Powerful Four-Wheeled Invention That Reduces Airport Delays

The Mototok does more with less<p>After an airplane has been loaded with passengers at the gate, the pilot can't exactly put his arm on the co-pilot's …

Airlines

Boeing order summary for the 2018 Farnborough International Air Show

With the sales campaign all wrapped up for this year’s Farnborough International Air Show, it’s time to see what orders and commitments Boeing …

Aviation

British Airways GDPR fail exposes customer data as its worst week continues

<b>BRITISH AIRWAYS</b> has had a mare of a week. After a computer outage and a control tower fire at Heathrow, it's now has been discovered that the flag …

Airlines

Babies on Board 17-Hour Air India Flight Bitten by Bed Bugs

A couple of Air India passengers are itching with anger after bed bugs swarmed their children on board a 17-hour flight this week.<p>The victims of the …

Travel

Chase Spending Offers, Bonus Points & Miles Up for Grabs [Targeted]

Chase has sent out new targeted offers for its co-branded credit cards. These are offers that give you extra points for completing a certain amount …

Airlines

Revealed - the cheapest place to take your family on holiday

Turkey is the best-value foreign holiday destination in Europe for UK families, according to new research.<p>Prices in Marmaris are 36% cheaper than …

Personal Finance (UK)

Want more legroom on your next long-haul flight? Try a budget airline

<b>New long-haul budget airlines are challenging traditional carriers on legroom in economy, as well as ticket price.</b><p>Which? Travel research found that …

Personal Finance (UK)

How To Use Business Expenses to Travel Free: Booking Awards

Most business owners and even many self proprietors accrue expenses far exceeding what the average consumer spends in a given month. As a business …

Air Travel

Scott heads seven Aussies still with a shot at Open glory

The Australians, who all teed off in the morning, unfortunately copped the worst of the weather on day two with persistent rain falling from before …

Golf

American Airlines: We Are Considering Flying to Malaga, Spain

At American’s “Crew News” employee forum with management this week the airline revealed that they are considering non-stop service to Malaga, which …

American Airlines

80-year-old former heavyweight boxing champion from Salfords still trains every day

A former champion heavyweight boxer is living in Salfords and still training every day – regardless of the fact he is about to turn 80.<p>Residents may …

Boxing

Ryanair: strike-hit passengers told to claim compensation

More than 100,000 Ryanair passengers are in line for hundreds of pounds in compensation after their flights were cancelled because of strikes.<p>In an …

Flying

Aussie ace makes cut with borrowed clubs

Rising Australian golf star Lucas Herbert battled the big wet and back-nine nerves to make the British Open cut on debut before taking the fight to …

Sport (Australia)

Bad air day? A small price to pay for your dream holiday

Evidence of the capital’s overstretched transport infrastructure has been abundant this week — especially at the airports.<p>On Wednesday, a fire alarm …

Opinion (UK)

Meet The Drum DADI Awards 2018 judges: Red Bull Racing, British Airways, The AA

The Drum DADI Awards are on a mission to share the best practices, companies and people in our industry with our readers to help them make better …

Red Bull Racing

Evening Standard comment: London’s violent crime crisis must be addressed; Haringey housing waste; good luck for the summer getaway

Today's call by the former Prime Minister Tony Blair for a major overhaul of the way violent crime is tackled will focus further attention on a …

Opinion (UK)

Critical Points: Complexity Has Become an Ever-Present Devaluation

<i>Each month in his column “The Critical Points,”</i> TPG <i>Senior Points and Miles Contributor Richard Kerr presents his opinion on a loyalty program, card</i> …

Travel

British Airways asks customers to post personal data on Twitter ‘to comply with GDPR’

British Airways asked customers to publicly tweet their full names, passport details, last four digits of their credit cards and their billing address so it could investigate complaints.<p>Bizarrely, the airline insisted the details were needed to “comply with GDPR". This is the EU's new General Data …

Flying

This is what the world's best airline looks like (take note, BA)

Singapore Airlines has scooped the top prize at the annual World Airline Awards, based on the opinions of millions of travellers and dubbed the “Oscars of the aviation industry”, regaining a title it last held in 2008.<p>The Asian carrier pipped Qatar Airways - last year’s winner - to the gong, with …

Singapore Airlines

British Airways shows everyone how not to GDPR

Let’s all take a minute to appreciate the view in the British Airways social media cockpit, where staffers at the coalface of the airline’s Twitter account have presided over a wildly unusual ‘interpretation’ of Europe’s new data protection rules.<p>One that, er, suggests quite the opposite of GDPR …

Airlines

American Airlines: Why We Won't Fly to India Any Time Soon

<b>Fares are too low.</b> “Even with the changes with the Middle East carriers, the reality is the fare environment to India has not changed at all. It’s a …

American Airlines

British Airways flight makes emergency landing at Gatwick Airport causing major flight delays and cancellations

Hundreds of passengers hoping fly out of Gatwick on the airport’s busiest-ever day for departures have had their flights cancelled.<p>Landings were …

Airlines

Cathay Pacific adds a new West Coast destination!

A couple days ago Cathay Pacific posted a teaser about a new U.S. city being added to their route network. I came across the announcement on Twitter. …

Salt Lake City

Enterprise hits and misses - IT dies and is resurrected, while personalization tries to scale

Sometimes you carry the scars of a tough critique. That was the case for Kurt Marko – and many of us for that matter – in 2004:<p>Nicholas Carr cut into …

Airlines

Boeing, British Airways Announce Commitment for Three 777 Airplanes | Seeking Alpha

PR Newswire<p>FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and British Airways (BAIRY) today announced a commitment for …

Airlines

The big picture: Hi Fly unveils coral reef-themed A380

Aircraft wet lease specialist Hi Fly has unveiled its first Airbus A380 superjumbo, painted with a special coral reef theme.<p>The carrier is supporting …

Airlines

Life after Concorde: Bringing back supersonic air travel

Imagine being able to travel from Washington DC to London in three-and-a-half hours. Currently, you’d be lucky to get there in seven.<p>But from 1976 to 2003, Air France and British Airways’ Concorde made such trips possible until soaring maintenance costs and poor ticket sales forced the supersonic …

Technologie

Young Aussie golfer A-listing at the Open

Sharing Carnoustie's famous fairways with Tiger Woods and Justin Rose has been Lucas Herbert's priceless compensation for losing his British Open …

Golf