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Heathrow to extend passenger cap into Autumn

London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) has said it will extend its current passenger cap until the end of October 2022 due to an ongoing shortage of staff pushing the cap beyond the half-term holidays. Heathrow’s daily cap limits the number of passengers that can pass through the airport to 100,000 per [read more]

Ryanair officially the 4th largest airline in the world
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Airline v Airport: The blame game heats up

On Monday the Irish budget airliner Ryanair said that airports had failed to recruit enough staff which has led to chaotic scenes at airports and flight cancellations around the UK with Neil Sorahan, Ryanair’s Chief Financial Officer saying they “had one job to do” and called on the airports to [read more]

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UK’s biggest airport warns of summer cancellations

The boss of London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) has warned of more flight cancellations this summer as the airport and airlines seek to cope with the rising demand for air travel. Heathrow is carrying out “schedule interventions” which on a weekday will see around 60 flights being cancelled across the airport’s [read more]

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British Airways staff set for summer strike

Hundreds of British Airways staff have voted to walk out in industrial action this summer at London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) adding to the travel chaos already hitting UK travellers. The strike is being called by members of the Unite and GMB unions, representing largely non-flying staff at British Airways such [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
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IT woes hit British Airways, again!

IT problems have once again struck ‘Britain’s favourite airline’ British Airways (BA/BAW) leaving hundreds of passengers stranded and delayed yesterday. The global outage for the airline is the second major one this year leaving many questioning whether British Airways has made bad decisions on its IT infrastructure Airlines use IT [read more]