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British Airways (BA) in the news

British Airways Plc, Europe's third- largest airline, reached an agreement with its four main trade unions to reduce its 2.1 billion-pound ($4.1 billion) pension- fund deficit, a step that should allow the company to upgrade its fleet and may make it a takeover target...
 
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Oh well, maybe any strike action will give BA/BAA the "breathing space" needed to clear the LHR luggage backlog ... :p
 

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A planned two-day strike by thousands of British Airways cabin crew has been called off after last-minute talks...
 

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Re: British Airways (BA) in the news

British Airways Plc ground workers rejected a proposal to close the airline's 2.1 billion-pound ($4.1 billion) pension deficit, raising the possibility of another strike threat at Europe's third-largest carrier...
 

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Shares of British Airways Plc dropped the most in 5 1/2 years after the U.S. and European Union reached a tentative accord that would expose the carrier to new competition at London Heathrow airport...
 

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British Airways on Friday reported a loss of £71 million ($US140 million) in the fourth quarter, a downbeat ending to a year in which profits fell 5.6 percent...
 

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Does this loss include the revenue from the sale of most of BA's regional routes to Flybe?

I look forward to the impact that EU-US open skies will have next year!
 

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British Airways has banned cabin crew from microwaving their own food after a curry exploded at 35,000 ft (10,668 metres), causing around $US40,000 ($48,790) of damage to an aircraft....

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A couple of days ago it was 20,000 damage :rolleyes:
That was before the compensation claims by passengers who had cold food for the rest of the flight.
 
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British Airways Plc and pilots union Balpa said talks broke down over plans by Europe's third-largest carrier to create a unit offering flights to the U.S. from France or Belgium...
 

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British Airways shares jumped almost 4 percent on Thursday amid speculation about what kind of deal it might ink with American Airlines and Continental Airlines and the possibility of wider consolidation among European major carriers...
 

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British Airways and airports operator BAA confirmed Friday that they will begin shifting long-haul flights to Heathrow's Terminal 5 in June, with services to and from New York's JFK Airport among the first to transfer....
 
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