British Airways

Lebanon's Middle East Airlines lifts electronics ban on London flights

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's national carrier Middle East Airlines (MEA) on Friday lifted restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes traveling from Beirut to London, the airline said.<p>Britain implemented curbs on electronic items in the cabin in March on direct flights from Turkey, …

World News

Buy Oneworld Award Flights From $83 With This Offer

Earning airline miles using the traditional method (actually flying) is just one option for growing your account balance. While it’s increasingly …

Airlines

American Airlines New Iceland Flight Undermines Their Case Against Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar

American Airlines will launch seasonal Dallas Fort Worth – Reykjavik service next summer. <i>This is the third non-stop in the market</i> following Wow Air …

Airlines

2nd Minute Suites in Atlanta Airport and Why You Shouldn't Fly Spirit

Alaska Airlines is dropping Los Angeles – Havana service. The economics of Cuba flying were never going to work for most of these flights even before …

Airlines

30% Transfer Bonus from RBC Rewards to British Airways Executive Club

Blog<p>Not quite the 50% that I was hoping for, but still glad to see some transfer bonus still alive. RBC Rewards is currently offering a 30% transfer …

Airlines

Revealed: Why you should always book your return flight with a different airline - Mirror Online

Next time you book a trip, it may be worthwhile booking your outbound and return flights with different airlines.<p>While booking with the same airline …

Airlines

Airlines Have Your Personal Data, And They’re Using It

Airlines are really good at some things—like people movement, aircraft maintenance, and keeping passengers safe. They’re also experts at collecting …

Airlines

Fascinating timelapse footage of 55-day, 24/7 overhaul of the world's largest passenger jet

This week, Emirates revealed it would soon be taking delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 superjumbo, an aircraft which made its thunderous debut 10 years ago as the world's largest passenger jet but has since struggled to sell as well as predicted.<p>Emirates operates by far the biggest fleet of them in …

Aviation

Flight Deal: U.S. to Europe from $403 Round-Trip

Book it while it's hot.<p>Given the recent slew of summer and fall flight deals across the pond, frequent fliers might forget that airfare to Europe—especially this time of the year—is usually expensive (generally in the $900 round-trip range). But Iberia, American, British Airways, Finnair, and Air …

Air Travel

Southwest's Sensual New Safety Demonstration

A Southwest Airlines crew member has gone viral for all the right reasons.<p>Flight attendant Nicholas Demore brought some much-needed entertainment to …

Airlines

Bits: BA taking 4 ex-Singapore A380’s?, Virgin Trains discounts, classic video footage

News in brief:<b>British Airways to take 4 A380’s from Singapore Airlines?</b>A couple of weeks I wrote about the amazing new First Class Suites being …

Airlines

Free Heathrow Express Upgrades For British Airways Gold Members…

Though there are many clever ways to get into London, some more interesting than others – we love the Heathrow Express. Sure, the tube is cheap and …

Airlines

Grapevine: Musica gala

The largest airline in the UK, British Airways currently operates 14 weekly flights from Tel Aviv to London.<p>■ THERE HAS been a decades-long …

Israel

The Sassiest Southwest Safety Demonstration You'll Ever See

Southwest is known for having employees with a bit of personality. I mean, how can you not have fun when you work for a company that produced this …

Airlines

British Airways Avios Flights Not Bookable Online

The British Airways<p>airline website has been experiencing all sorts of glitches the past week (or for the past decade, actually). I know just last …

Airlines

Alitalia Is Adding Flights To Johannesburg & Nairobi In 2018

Alitalia filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, after employees voted against pay cuts and layoffs. The Italian government gave them a six month …

Airlines

The first ever A380 superjumbo has gone into storage – so will it end up on the scrap heap?

For the first time ever, an Airbus A380 superjumbo has been retired from service and stored. The aircraft was grounded by Singapore Airlines in June after only 10 years of use, and will now be stored, minus its engines, in France.<p>Singapore Airlines, its first customer, returned the plane to its …

Aviation

Move aside Ryanair – these 10 budget airlines are taking the world by storm

It's been a tumultuous year for the Old Guard of the airline industry - from the collapse of Monarch to the Ryanair omnishambles, not to mention British Airways’ computer crash. And let us not forget the incident in which United violently dragged that man from his seat? An annus horribilis, …

Airlines

British Airways vs Virgin Atlantic – One is a top 10 airline, the other is a complete loser

Virgin Atlantic was voted the best long haul European airline.<p>Across 22 categories, British Airways failed to win a single award.<p>Air New Zealand has …

Airlines

Tech firm Logz.io raises $23 million in private funding round

(Reuters) - U.S.-Israeli tech firm Logz.io said on Wednesday it raised $23 million in a private funding round led by venture capital fund OpenView.<p>It also received funding from 83North, Giza and a new investor, Vintage Investment Partners. To date, Logz.io -- which develops artificial intelligence …

Venture Capital

Jet2.com launches biggest ever winter schedule for 2018 including 10 brand new flight routes to Europe - Mirror Online

Didn't have enough annual leave days left to book a break this winter?<p>Well before you get a major case of the winter blues, there's a silver lining - …

Europe

NTSB releases video from British Airways fire in 2015

Dramatic video released Tuesday afternoon, more than two years after a plane caught fire on a runway. It happened in Las Vegas in September 2015. The …

Airlines

BA stewardess suing airline for £750,000 after being left ‘mentally scarred’ by mid-air fire and emergency Heathrow landing that ‘forced her to quit’

AN EX-British Airways stewardess who says she was left “mentally scarred” by a mid-air fire and emergency landing is suing for £750,000 after fear of …

Aviation

Bits: BA’s London City NYC gate lounge closes, Virgin’s CEO on cost cutting, HFP IT help wanted

News in brief:<p><b>British Airways closes the BA1 gate lounge at London City</b><p>If you have ever taken the British Airways ‘all business class’ A318 flight …

Airlines

Review: British Airways Club Europe Madrid London

<b>TL;DR</b><p>British Airways disappointed me all around on this flight. Although it is nice to have a lie flat seat on such a short flight, I would …

Airlines

DEAL: €549+ Premium Economy- Euro Cities To Miami Or NYC Round Trip + Upgrade...

We’ve seen phenomenal economy deals regularly gracing the skies, but premium economy is the new “it” cabin. Offering extra legroom, a glass of …

Air Travel

Did you know that Singapore Airlines operated Concorde?

In the Concorde story you always hear about British Airways and Air France who were the two main operators of the aircraft. Singapore Airlines also …

Airlines

Why airlines won't tell you how long the flight is

Whether you always get to the airport hours before your flight or you waltz in minutes before cut-off time, you still spend more time waiting than you should.<p>The arrival and departure times airlines share with their customers often don’t match how long an aircraft actually needs to spend in the …

Airlines

Parked in the Pyrenees, A380 awaits new owner - or scrapyard

The first Airbus SE superjumbo to exit service will be stored minus its engines at a French airfield next week as its owner seeks a new operator for …

Aviation