British Airways piles on the misery for travellers as it axes 650 July flights to Europe 

British Airways yesterday axed more than 650 July holiday flights to Europe, affecting up to 105,000 passengers. The airline slashed its Gatwick and Heathrow schedules from 8,383 flights with more than 1.4 million seats to 7,731 services with fewer than 1.3 million seats. Among the worst-hit destinations are Amsterdam, Athens, Faro in Portugal, plus Barcelona, … Read more

British Airways passenger who left Apple AirPods on plane tracks the worker who took them

British Airways passenger leaves his Apple Airpods on plane and now watches them go from London flat to BA offices at Heathrow every day on Find My app Tim Briggs misplaced the wireless headphones on his flight to London Heathrow He reported them missing and used the Find My app to try and track them … Read more

Passengers paying hundreds of pounds extra to fly business class with British Airways

Passengers paying hundreds of pounds extra to fly business class with British Airways find their seats squeezed together – just like in economy Comes as the airline scrambles to get customers off the ground after flights were cancelled or delayed  Selling point of BA’s Club Europe short haul business cabin is middle seat being kept … Read more

Chelsea’s four shortlisted bidders must provide plans for how they intend to expand Stamford Bridge

Chelsea’s four shortlisted bidders to buy the club must provide detailed, costed plans for how they intend to expand Stamford Bridge… as Mason Mount admits ongoing Blues uncertainty is a ‘concern’ Chelsea’s four shortlisted bidders must show plans to expand Stamford Bridge Bids from Todd Boehly and the Ricketts family have no conflicts of interest … Read more

Dramatic moment armed cops force barrister and wife off BA flight after furious row with cabin crew

This is the dramatic moment when a top barrister was ordered off a British Airways flight by armed police after arguing with cabin crew when they refused to let his children’s nanny join him and his family in business class. In the video, two police officers stand beside Charles Banner, QC, 41, as they demand … Read more

‘BA picked on the wrong passenger’ after QC is told to leave the plane

Colleagues of a top QC who was told his children’s nanny couldn’t join his family in a business class flight because the flight was oversold have warned BA they have ‘picked a fight with the wrong passenger’.  Charles Banner, QC, 41, his partner Tetyana Nesterchuk and their two children aged 1 and 4 were escorted … Read more

High-flying barrister, 41, and his family removed from BA flight by armed cops

A high-flying barrister and his family were escorted from a British Airways flight by armed police after arguing with cabin crew when they refused to let the children’s nanny join them in business class. Charles Banner, QC, 41 left the plane accompanied by his two children, aged 1 and 4, their mother, who is not … Read more

BA jet flying from windshield smashed by block of ice which fell from a plane flying above it 

A British Airways jet suffered a shattered windscreen when a block of ice fell from another plane flying 1,000ft above, causing misery for passengers unable to get back to the UK for Christmas.  The Boeing 777 was flying from London Gatwick to Costa Rica at 35,000ft when the ice struck its windshield in a ‘one-in-a-million … Read more

Travel experts put Gulf Air’s Dreamliner business class head-to-head with economy

Gulf Air doesn’t have a reputation as a thoroughbred airline. For instance, respected UK-based air transport rating agency Skytrax has declared it’s a ‘three-star’ operation, behind British Airways, which has four stars. However, two travel experts from The Points Guy UK are extremely impressed with the carrier when they put its business class and economy … Read more

British Airways launches inflight at-seat digital food ordering using onboard Wi-Fi

British Airways launches inflight digital menu ordering, with economy passengers able to go online and order drinks and snacks directly to their seats using free onboard Wi-Fi Customers can already pre-order inflight food from the Speedbird Café menu  This menu includes items by Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge But now passengers will be able to top-up … Read more