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The Sun May Set on British Airways Operations as Pilot Strike Continues

For the first time in British Airways history, 3,900 pilots have gone on strike that started at midnight, September 9, after months of meetings and negotiations between airline and union broke down over pay and conditions. The 48-hour walkout by pilots has resulted in at least 1,700 flights being canceled for Monday and Tuesday. Should no progress occur between airline and union, pilots will stage a third strike on September 27. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) gave the go-ahead…

British Airways Questioned By Authorities Following Flight Cancellations

British Airways is being questioned by the United Kingdom's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) following its handling of flight cancellations in anticipation of strike action that was announced by the union representing the majority of its pilot workforce. Last week the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) announced that on September 9,…

British Airways Questioned By Authorities Following Flight Cancellations

British Airways is being questioned by the United Kingdom's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) following its handling of flight cancellations in anticipation of strike action that was announced by the union representing the majority of its pilot workforce. Last week the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) announced that on September 9,…

British Airways Pilots to Strike on Sept. 9, 10 and…

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), which represents around 4,000 British Airways pilots, has announced the dates it will instruct its members to walk out over a pay dispute lasting since last November. The strike dates, which fall on Monday, Sep. 9, Tuesday, Sep. 10 and Friday, Sep. 27, were…

British Airways Pilots to Strike on Sept. 9, 10 and…

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), which represents around 4,000 British Airways pilots, has announced the dates it will instruct its members to walk out over a pay dispute lasting since last November. The strike dates, which fall on Monday, Sep. 9, Tuesday, Sep. 10 and Friday, Sep. 27, were…

British Airways Inaugurates First Airbus A350 Commercial Flight

British Airways has begun commercial services with their brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The inaugural flight took off on Monday from London Heathrow Airport bound for Madrid. The aircraft will initially operate twice a day on the Heathrow to Madrid route for crew training and familiarization. The airplane, registered as…

British Airways Inaugurates First Airbus A350 Commercial Flight

British Airways has begun commercial services with their brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The inaugural flight took off on Monday from London Heathrow Airport bound for Madrid. The aircraft will initially operate twice a day on the Heathrow to Madrid route for crew training and familiarization. The airplane, registered as…

British Airways Inaugurates First Airbus A350 Commercial Flight

British Airways has begun commercial services with their brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The inaugural flight took off on Monday from London Heathrow Airport bound for Madrid. The aircraft will initially operate twice a day on the Heathrow to Madrid route for crew training and familiarization. The airplane, registered as…

British Airways Fails to Block Upcoming Pilot Strike

British Airways has lost a court battle with a pilot union over the legitimacy of a potential strike over pilot pay. The injunction intended to block a planned walkout by up to 93 percent of the union members, which totals around 4,000 pilots. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) announced…

First Look: Onboard British Airways’ New A350-1000

After a delayed delivery, British Airways finally received its first Airbus A350-1000 on Saturday, the longer variant of the two A350 types available. On Monday, AirlineGeeks got to look around the new aircraft and speak to some of the people who helped to bring new features, including the Club Suite,…