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Is the BA strike 2017 finished? – how long did it last and why where British Airways cabin crew striking?

BRITISH Airways cabin crew – who claimed they were forced to work under “less favourable” conditions than their colleagues – have spent much of the summer engaged in an industrial dispute with their employer. A “pause” for talks have been called as the union and BA try to come to an agreement, but further strikes […]

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Southwest Airlines Announces Delivery Of Carrier’s First Boeing 737 MAX 8

DALLAS, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) extended its legacy of aircraft innovation this week by taking delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 737 MAX 8. Southwest is the first airline in the United States to receive the 737 MAX, and the carrier expects to take delivery of eight more MAX aircraft in the coming weeks with the […]

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United Airlines CEO will personally give up to $1 million to help employees hurt by Harvey

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz has pledged to donate up to $1 million of his own money to aid employees affected by Hurricane Harvey, according to a letter obtained from a source within the airline. In the letter to employees, Munoz encouraged his co-workers to contribute to United’s employee relief fund and pledged to match up to $1 […]

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Qantas announces plans for nonstop flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to New York and London by 2022

Qantas has announced it will launch non-stop flights from Australia’s eastern capitals to New York and London by 2022 – if Airbus or Boeing can deliver a plane capable of flying the distance. The airline has thrown down the challenge to the world’s two largest plane manufacturers to deliver an aircraft that can fly from […]

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BA strike 2017 – Why are the August strikes happening, when will the walkout end and why have British Airways cabin crew gone on strike?

Thousands of cabin crew workers have walked out in the latest protest over pay during airports’ busiest time of year. BRITISH Airways cabin crew spent much of the summer on strike. With yet more industrial action now underway here’s how to find out the details of the latest walkout, whether or not your flight will be […]

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Couple accused of sex on Southwest flight ‘couldn’t control themselves,’ Las Vegas airport spokesman says

A couple accused of engaging in sex acts on a Southwest flight Saturday were met by Las Vegas police upon landing but aren’t facing charges, according to KVVU-TV. On the flight from Atlanta to Las Vegas, crew members confronted the passengers and told them to stop, but the passengers continued their activities. Police were called and met the […]