LATEST BRITISH AIRWAYS NEWS ON FLIGHTS AND BA STRIKE UPDATES

'Frequent flyer' credit card fraudster who splashed out more than £100,000 on 20 British Airways flights, plastic surgery for his girlfriend and stays in luxury hotels is jailed for two years

22/01/18 18:32

20/01/18 06:30

The first officer on the Boeing 777 flight 2063 to the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, which takes 11 hours, was arrested moments before the plane was due to take off from London Gatwick.

16/01/18 19:58

Ryan Hawaii, who was traveling from Iceland to England, was arrested at the Iceland Keflavík International Airport for wearing an excessive amount of clothes on Wednesday.

15/01/18 11:12

The crew walked out shortly before take off from Heathrow to Ghana.  A replacement plane was eventually found and the flight left four hours late. BA says it then took the plane out of service.

13/01/18 13:29

Passenger Mike Gregory, 35, said he was covered in dozens of itchy bites after taking a £4,000 flight from London to Cape Town to spend the New Year with his family.

11/01/18 09:18

Joanne Curren, 44, and her three-year-old son Noah are going to visit her parents in California - but she has been told she must pay up to £140 to sit next to her toddler on the 10-hour flight.

07/01/18 14:52

British Airways has announced it is axing reclining seats on all short-haul flights by the end of the year as part of a move to slash costs.

05/01/18 21:10

Alaska Airlines, Hawaii Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Etihad were also singled out for praise by leading aviation group AirlineRatings.com, which produces an annual safety report.

03/01/18 13:00

Footage shows the BA flight from Edinburgh to London 's City Airport being tossed about by the wind as it came in to land this morning.

03/01/18 00:43

The deal, worth £32.5million, will see IAG buy the chain through a subsidiary of its budget Spanish airline Vueling.

02/01/18 19:23

The Boeing 777-236 jet carrying hundreds of passengers landed after a 12-hour flight (pictured). A BA spokesman told MailOnline the incident involved a medical emergency.

02/01/18 17:33

Captain Dave Wallsworth published a fascinating video of him and his colleagues taking off on the A380 from London Heathrow bound for Johannesburg on board flight BA55K.

26/12/17 11:15

Mustafa Aziz, who works as a British Airlines aircraft controller near Heathrow in London, was on a trip to Iraqi Kurdistan when he took the photo with a grenade launcher on a family farm in 2008.

23/12/17 00:38

Violinist Nicola Benedetti (pictured) has demanded a meeting with BA CEO Alex Cruz to discuss the matter - in a show of support for trumpeter Alison Balsom, who complained about the airline on social media.

20/12/17 13:31

Thanks to a brand new partnership with The White Company, passengers in British Airways' Club World can enjoy the best in-flight sleep, ever, writes Peter Lloyd.

14/12/17 14:59

British Airways captain Claire Bunton, who lives on the UK's south coast, kindly agreed to tell MailOnline Travel what it's like to fly the world's biggest passenger plane.

14/12/17 08:43

Five business giants have been accused of using specialists to snoop on critics including campaign groups and high-profile protesters who challenged them including Rachel Corrie, who died in 2003.

11/12/17 20:23

People were quick to see the funny side and social media was full of memes and jokes about the UK in adverse weather conditions, using the hashtags #SnowWatch and #BlackIceMonday.

11/12/17 15:26

Armed police were called in to act as 'escorts' as the first serious snowfall of the winter left 50,000 angry British Airways passengers stranded around the world.

11/12/17 11:00

The engine of a British Airways plane burst into flames while taking off a runway at an airport in Arizona, forcing the packed aircraft to make an emergency landing due to an engine technical fault.

10/12/17 15:51

Three British Airways cabin crew have reportedly lost their jobs following a raucous stopover in Nairobi.

07/12/17 17:56

The amazing footage shows Captain Dave Wallsworth bringing A380 'The Princess' in to Johannesburg, with on-screen graphics explaining the commands he's issuing.

05/12/17 18:42

The feedback is causing anxiety among BA staff, many of whom are on performance-related pay. The Confessions of a Trolley Dolly host said the comments were 'disgusting'.

27/11/17 09:30

Johannesburg, Las Vegas, Bangkok and Singapore are some of the cities where BA employees' behaviour has been notorious. Cabin crew and pilots received a furious email from bosses.

22/11/17 10:40

A drunken off-duty British Airways cabin crew manager, who twice groped a snoozing male passenger between the legs on a long-haul flight to Bangkok, was spared jail today.

20/11/17 15:19

Passengers will soon be boarding British Airways planes according to how much they paid for their flights as the firm follows examples set by Iberia and American Airlines.

16/11/17 23:50

The 45-year-old was all smiles as she rocked up to a British Airways event in her trademark androgynous attire at The British Museum in London on Thursday.

16/11/17 08:13

Lucy Sargeant, 29, from Uxbridge, who developed a fear of flying after being caught up in a mid-air emergency has been awarded more than £100,000 in damages.

15/11/17 16:30

In a bizarre video clip filmed at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, a British Airways ground crew member was filmed jumping up and down while two laughing colleagues watched on.

14/11/17 14:35

Lucy Sargeant, 29, from Uxbridge, pictured yesterday, was forced to quit British Airways following an emergency landing after an engine caught fire moments after it left Heathrow Airport in May 2013.

10/11/17 13:31

Lisa Harris and Hayley Angell, who were made to live 10,000 miles apart in the UK and Australia following a family tragedy, have been reunited by British Airways.

09/11/17 09:35

In the event of an emergency they can be inflated in just six seconds and are powered by a nitrogen bottle hidden away in the body of the aircraft.

07/11/17 22:12

It has had a tumultuous year with one massive IT breakdown and a barrage of criticism over cutting perks. But British Airways is hitting back with promises of smarter planes and better food.

03/11/17 17:25

David and Kat Woodruffe, from Horsham, West Sussex, operated around a dozen flights together for British Airways.

31/10/17 17:23

Unite said 84 per cent of its members backed the deal, adding that staff in the so-called mixed fleet cabin crew will receive increases of between £1,404 to £2,908 by next March.

31/10/17 09:49

Pictures show the aircraft on the tarmac in the Ukrainian capital this morning after emergency crews had been scrambled to deal with the alert.

30/10/17 20:12

Paul Speak is accused of touching the man between the legs at least three times on the flight from Heathrow to Bangkok before fainting on board the BA plane when the complaint was reported.

30/10/17 12:18

A man has taken his first flight from Heathrow to Dublin on board a British Airways flight after suffering a debilitating brain injury that left him unable to walk. Joe Dowd, 47, suffered a brain injury.

28/10/17 17:29

A senior judge who complained about lost luggage 33 times during a case involving British Airways has quit, meaning he will retire before his disciplinary hearing can start.

28/10/17 00:46

In an apparent rebuke to the Chancellor yesterday, International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh said BA will continue to fly after Britain quits the EU in March 2019.

27/10/17 11:25

British Airways owner International Airlines Group overcame the extreme weather and terrorist attacks, with its pre-tax third quarter profits soaring 22.5% to £1.2bn

25/10/17 07:56

British Airways have cancelled 10 flights to and from London Heathrow to try and slow the pace of arrivals at the UK’s busiest airport.

23/10/17 01:57

A British Airways pilot and his company director neighbour have been prosecuted for chopping 15 branches off a protected tree outside of their luxury home, in Poole, Dorset.

15/10/17 14:24

Heather Szilagyi, 38, from Canada, was on a flight from Vancouver to London when she noticed bugs crawling over her seat, and says flight crew were unable to move her despite complaining twice.

09/10/17 18:16

British Airways customer Mathew Beavis filmed the rodent dashing between seats in T5. BA said although their lounge admission policy is strict this little traveler got in under the radar.

07/10/17 14:37

An investigation by Which? said that travel firms and airlines regularly gave travellers inaccurate information about what is covered by the Air Travel Organiser’s Licence scheme (ATOL).

29/09/17 10:53

BA stewardess Joanne Wickenden, 'sacked' over a racist rant which was posted on Snapchat, was fired from another airline for spitting in a passenger's cup of coffee, Mail Online can reveal

28/09/17 07:39

British Airways stewardess Joanne Wickenden, 23, of Hampshire, who posted a racist Snapchat rant aimed at Nigerian passengers insists she resigned her post.

27/09/17 11:48

The British Airways stewardess behind a racist Snapchat rant against Nigerian passengers has today been sacked by the airline during a two-hour meeting with aviation bosses.

26/09/17 11:00

The woman, dressed in a BA uniform, apparently filmed herself as she was about to fly from London to Abuja on Friday night and was heard making racist comments about passengers.

25/09/17 13:50

Sabina Sultanova, 34, was travelling to the UAE for her birthday when she alleges she was pulled back on to a plane as she tried to disembark, leaving her bruised with a cut on her neck.

18/09/17 23:06

The airline has struck a deal with renewable fuels company Velocys after the Government decided to support renewable jet fuels.

17/09/17 17:27

The unidentified would-be passenger, who is in her 50s, was arrested after making the threat at Charles de Gaulle airport, the busiest in France ahead of a flight to London on Sunday.

15/09/17 01:08

Pensioner Geoff Lye said he will never use British Airways again after what should have been a four hour flight from London Heathrow to Athens took a day and a half and four separate planes.

13/09/17 15:00

The British husband and wife, who are in their early 30s, had a screaming match in front of other passengers during the BA282 flight from Los Angeles to Heathrow Airport.

07/09/17 00:25

Alex Woolfall, who is staying on the island of St Maarten, told how he and other holidaymakers huddled in the concrete stairwell of their hotel as the 'apocalyptic' noise of the winds roared outside.

25/08/17 18:29

BA claims there are 'routinely' just a third of the 29 automatic eGates open at Heathrow's Terminal 5, causing 'massive queues and frustrating delays' to its customers.

25/08/17 07:30

British Airways' long-standing reputation as the gold standard of air travel has taken a battering in recent months as loyal customers have accused it of penny-pinching.

22/08/17 08:38

In a plan described as ‘beautiful in its simplicity’, a suitcase of drugs would be taken off a British Airways flight from Rio de Janeiro at 1pm each Monday.

21/08/17 14:55

IT consultant Andrew Wilkinson claims that when he protested on the flight to South Africa, a British Airways stewardess handed him wet wipes to clear up the mess himself.

11/08/17 15:44

The Welsh actor said was 'disgusted' by BA's 'lack of compassion and common sense' after his friend - who is from Indonesia - had her visa declined.

10/08/17 07:21

Furious holidaymakers had already been put up in hotels after their original flight from London Heathrow Airport was cancelled on Sunday afternoon due to a technical fault.

04/08/17 01:11

Strikes, computer meltdowns, crippling delays and passengers in revolt. British Airways could not have created a greater customer service catastrophe if it had done so deliberately.

03/08/17 15:01

British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew will strike for a further two weeks from August 16, including the August bank holiday, in a long-running pay dispute, the Unite union said.

03/08/17 01:21

The problem started at a data centre at Heathrow during the Spring bank holiday and BA staff needed days to rebuild the servers to get services back to normal.

02/08/17 14:02

Passengers gripe that they are paying for a top-of-the-range experience with BA, but getting the sort of service they associate with budget carriers.

02/08/17 13:08

The technical fault sparked huge delays and queue at London's two biggest airports - Heathrow and Gatwick (pictured). Issues were also reported at London City.

02/08/17 09:48

If Money Mail’s postbag is anything to go by, many of those heading abroad are finding it’s just adding to their anxieties.

31/07/17 16:43

Paul Dixon smirked as he walked out of Newcastle Crown Court having been handed a suspended two-year jail sentence and ordered to pay £200 costs over the offences, which he previously admitted.

31/07/17 15:37

The X Factor winner took to social media on Monday to express how 'furious' she was after allegedly being 'treated like dirt' by an employee at Heathrow airport's Terminal 5.

29/07/17 11:09

Hugo and Hannah Webb say it is 'great fun' to fly side by side. Mr Webb, 32, said: 'Although I introduce Hannah at the beginning of the flight, I have never mentioned she is my wife.'

28/07/17 17:33

BA suffered a world-wide IT collapse in May which led to thousands of flights being cancelled and delayed around the globe. Compensation and baggage charges ran to £58million.

26/07/17 12:30

A power surge caused the London Heathrow Terminal 5 baggage system to go down again this morning.

19/07/17 03:06

Joined by the likes of Ian McKellen, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Rowan Atkinson, the star-studded video aims to raise money for Flying Start, a charity set up by the airline to help children in need around the world.

18/07/17 07:20

Almost two months after the British Airways IT fiasco which saw 800 flights cancelled or delayed, passengers are still waiting to get their money back.

12/07/17 15:18

Meghna Kumar, 30, is accused of hurling foul-mouthed abuse at a stewardess and refusing to put on her seatbelt after boarding the flight late at Heathrow.

05/07/17 21:46

British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew will strike for a further 14 days from July 19 in a long-running dispute over pay, the Unite union said.

01/07/17 14:07

Members of Unite in the so-called mixed fleet - those who have joined the airline since 2010 - will walk out at London Heathrow Airport amid union claims that they are on 'poverty pay'.

01/07/17 14:07

Qatar Airways has come to the rescue of strike-hit BA as the Middle Eastern firm is offering 20 planes and staff to help London’s Heathrow cope, with the 16-day walkout starting today.

01/07/17 00:59

Passengers flying from the EU or with an EU airline are entitled to up to £530 if their flight is at least three hours late. But Which? found airlines were wriggling out of paying up.

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