British Airways

  • 29 May 2017

    The boss of British Airways has insisted that outsourcing jobs and cost cutting was not to blame for the ‘catastrophic’ computer system failure which left tens of thousands of passengers stranded. He has insisted he would be staying in his job.

  • 16 Dec 2016

    If you’re hoping to join the great Christmas getaway next weekend then beware: check-in staff, baggage handlers and cargo crew at 18 airports across the country have voted for a 48 hour strike from December 23rd. Pilots at Virgin Atlantic and British Airways cabin staff are also planning industrial action over the festive period.

  • 4 Nov 2011

    The owner of British Airways is buying BMI from Lufthansa – giving it control of more than half of Heathrow’s take-off slots.

  • 8 Oct 2011

    A high-speed railway connection linking Heathrow and Gatwick airports is being considered by ministers as an option to expand London’s air capacity.

  • 12 May 2011

    Talks between the union and British Airways management concluded on Wednesday “to the satisfaction of both parties”. The unions will consider the latest offer on Thursday.

  • 22 Dec 2010

    As Britain battles a sixth day of travel chaos, Patrick Winters of Airfinance Journal looks at who pays for the snow delays, and how the airlines will fare.

  • 21 Dec 2010

    Hundreds of thousands of people may not reach their Christmas destinations abroad because of the travel chaos in Britain and elsewhere in Europe. Channel 4 News looks at the full picture.

  • 24 Nov 2010

    Ken McCluskey, new leader of the country’s biggest union, pledges to lead the fight against the coalition government’s cuts – and refuses to rule out the possibility of a general strike.