British Airways warns of further delays as recovery continues
Flights are resuming at British Airways as the carrier battles to recover from a serious computer failure on Saturday. The airline warned passengers to expect further delays and cancellations.
Computer glitch causes delays at British Airways
A computer failure has seen passenger delayed on British Airways flights from the UK. A statement from the company read: “We apologise for the current IT systems outage.”
American Airlines opens new Flagship Lounge at JFK
American Airlines has launched its newly-renovated Flagship Lounge and brand new Flagship First Dining at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport. American began renovations to its Flagship lounges and announced its plan for Flagship First Dining last year as part of a $200 million investment in the luxury travel experience.
Gatwick Airport hit by baggage disruption
A baggage issue at Gatwick Airport has seen a number of flights depart without passengers’ luggage this morning. The airport said bags would follow as soon as possible.
HNA Hospitality launches dream trip to Tahiti with Deer Jet
HNA Hospitality Group has teamed up with Deer Jet to launch a new product called ‘Dream Trip between Hong Kong and Tahiti’. The new bespoke tour will let tourists take the world’s first 787 Dream Jet and enjoy seven nights’ stay in St. Regis Bora Bora Resort.
Etihad takes delivery of final Airbus A380
Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its tenth and final Airbus A380. Employees from Etihad Airways and Airbus gathered at the European plane-maker’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant in Germany, where the aircraft was officially handed over to the UAE national airline before commencing its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi.
Delta Air Lines prepares for Heathrow-Portland launch
Delta Air Lines will start flights from London Heathrow to the hipster paradise of Portland, Oregon, tomorrow. The service will open up a new non-stop destination for British travellers in the United States’ Pacific North West.
New Airbus A330-300 joins Aer Lingus fleet as transatlantic routes grow
Aer Lingus has welcomed a brand new Airbus A330-300 into its fleet. The new A330 aircraft, named Saint Carthage, registration EI-GAJ, has a total capacity of 313 seats, which is made up of 30 business class seats and 283 economy seats.
Jet Airways launches third London-Mumbai route
Jet Airways has introduced a third, non-stop, daily service between London Heathrow and Mumbai. Effective October 29th, flight 9W115 will depart Heathrow at 15:30, with arrival in Mumbai at 05:55, giving guests a head start to their day in India’s economic capital.
Gatwick Airport installs indoor navigation system
Around 2,000 beacons have been installed across Gatwick Airport’s two terminals providing an indoor navigation system that is much more reliable than GPS and that enables augmented reality way finding for passengers – a world first for an airport.