Topic: British Airways plc
Citing the government bailout after the Sept. 11 shutdown of US airspace, European airlines are seeking government compensation over groundings caused by the ash cloud released from an Iceland volcano. So are some stranded passengers.
04/20/2010 02:57 pm
The ash cloud from a volcano in Iceland kept most Europe flights canceled for a fifth day, sparking criticism from an airline group that regulators are being too cautious. What's open? Rome, Prague, Nice, France, and Barcelona, Spain.
04/19/2010 12:51 pm
Some European airlines have begun test flights to see if it is safe to fly through the volcano ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull. But a NASA study says a little ash can cause serious problems.
04/18/2010 03:12 pm
Dozens of airports around Europe have been closed and flights canceled because of the volcanic ash spewed from Iceland. Cars and buses are driving around Europe, so why can't jets fly through volcanic ash clouds?
04/16/2010 03:11 pm
Global News Blog Ash from Iceland volcano shuts all British airports and affects air travel across northern Europe
A spreading plume of ash from an erupting Iceland volcano shut all British airports and effected air travel across northern Europe. The precautions reflect protocols developed after volcanic ash almost caused two disastrous crashes in 1982.
04/15/2010 11:40 am
Three-day strike by British Airways is going ahead Saturday.
03/19/2010 08:43 pm
Unite, Britain's self-proclaimed largest union, lost its bid to stop British Airways from changing their cabin crew staffing. The union is now threatening to strike.
02/25/2010 02:21 pm
A French air traffic controllers' strike has grounded dozens of flights in Paris, one of Europe's busiest air travel hubs. The first hints of spring appear to be bringing strike fever to Europe.
02/23/2010 11:49 am
Ten years later, the cause of Air France Flight 4590’s crash outside Paris is the subject of a trial starting today in France. All 100 passengers, nine crew, and four people on the ground died when the Concorde crashed on July 25, 2000.
02/02/2010 09:02 am
The Nigerian man arrested Friday for trying to destroy Northwest Airlines Flight 253, Umar Farouk Abdul Mattallab, is being investigated by London authorities. He reportedly had an apartment there, and had been an engineering student at University College London.
12/26/2009 12:55 pm