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..As WestJet Profit Soars

CP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

CALGARY - WestJet has seen its second-quarter profits soar almost 275 per cent as higher fares and cost controls helped offset increased fuel prices, ...

PHOTOS: British Airways' Uniforms Through The Years

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

As part of Vintage Festival, a three-day homage to all things old held in London's South Bank Centre, British Airways displayed a collection of flight...

Flying Through EU Skies? Then Expect to Play by EU Rules

Martin Rivers | Posted 09.05.2011 | Green
Martin Rivers

Beyond the brinkmanship and legal wrangling, Europe's path is clear. The ETS has committed to cutting emissions 21 percent against 2005 levels by 2020.

Drunk British Airways Passenger Gropes Flight Attendant

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.04.2011 | Travel

A male passenger is facing charges after he reportedly groped a British Airways flight attendant while she was serving him coffee on a London to New Y...

Travel To London In Regal Style For The Royal Wedding!

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Yvonne Yorke

Here are some things I've been checking off on my "To Do" list for April: Get a flight to London in time for the royal wedding. Check! Find a fabulous hotel in the heart of all the action. Check! Buy a chic hat (or two) for all the festivities. Double Check!

21 Airlines Fined For Price Fixing

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON — When the airline industry took a nose dive a decade ago, executives at global carriers scrambled to find a quick fix to avoid finan...

Passenger Claims Bed Bugs On Plane From Los Angeles | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Bed bugs are apparently not just found on beds anymore. Some have managed to infiltrate airplanes -- or so one passenger claims....

Passenger Bit By Bed Begs On Flight, Blogs About It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

In the summer of 2010, bed bugs were becoming "a national epidemic." Local governments struggled to squash the outbreak--authorities in Ohio got into ...

Mubarak Takes Flight

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Mr. President, it's time to leave for the airport." "Never happen. Not going to let him take a picture of my junk. As it is, that's all they're letting me take with me."

Ex-British Airways Employee Admits To Terror Charges

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A former British Airways employee has admitted some terror charges ahead of his London trial. Bangladesh-born Rajib Karim is accused o...

The Saga of a Stranded Traveler

Jodi Bettencourt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jodi Bettencourt

After reading story after story about travel rage and how airports are completely unprepared to deal with severe weather conditions, Mate Tokić's travel saga was a refreshing reprieve. It even left me feeling a little, what's that word... hopeful?

BA To Strike In Time For The Royal Wedding

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

British Airways cabin crew voted overwhelmingly on Friday to strike, according to the BBC. The union voted to strike in protest of the withdrawal of t...

How Iceland Air Kept Flying When British Airways Was Grounded

Dorrit Moussaieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dorrit Moussaieff

When planes were at a standstill in Europe, the pilots of an Iceland air plane about to take off were informed they could not do so. Rather then facing an overnight stay, they took matters into their own hands.

British Airways Offers Royal Wedding Package For $865

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Britain's royal wedding has reached new heights: British Airways has just released getaway packages for the "weekend" of April 27th through May 1, 201...

British Airways, Iberia To Merge To Create Europe's Third-Biggest Airline

AP | JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

DONE DEAL: Shareholders at meetings in London and Madrid approved the $8.9 billion merger between British Airways PLC and Iberia SA to create Europe's...

My Flight out of Tel Aviv, With a $60 Fee for an Empty Suitcase

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Daoud Kuttab

I am returning to Tel Aviv in nine days, and already worried about having to go through the unreasonable Israeli security. But one thing is clear, I am not traveling from Tel Aviv again if I can help it.

Cabin Doors Starts Jiggling On New York-Bound BA Flight, Lands Safely Back At Heathrow

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A British Airways jet bound for New York made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow airport shortly after takeoff after the handle of one of its c...

Fake Out! SOS Message Plays As Plane NOT Crashing

Reuters | LONDON | Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:59am EDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Aug 27 (Reuters Life!) - British Airways apologised to passengers after an emergency message warning they were about to crash into the sea was played ...

British Airways Cabin Crew Continue

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — British Airways cabin crew walked out for the 14th day Monday in an on-and-off strike over pay, benefits and working conditions, and a ...

Britannia Rules the Ripples?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

The heydays of Beatlemania when the rock scene helped British exports seem a distant memory as Britons suffer the indignities of tightening their belts across increasingly widening girths.

Airlines Seek Bailout From EU For Ash Crisis, British Airways Losing $30 Million Per Day

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS — Airline losses from the volcanic ash cloud climbed above $1 billion Monday, and the industry demanded compensation from the European Uni...

Volcano Ash Cloud Flight Disruptions Worsen In Europe: Italy Closes Airspace

AP | SYLVIA HUI and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — The Icelandic volcano that has kept much of Europe land-bound is far from finished spitting out its grit, and offered up new mini-erupti...

British Airways CEO Turns Down Six-Figure Bonus AGAIN

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — British Airways' chief executive Willie Walsh has turned down a six-figure bonus for the second year as the carrier struggles with loss...

Osama Bin Laden Image Found In Airline Mag

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — British Airways has apologized for a picture in a company magazine that showed a boarding pass in the name of Osama bin Laden. The com...

Snoop Dogg Wins $150,000 Fight To Visit The UK

Telegraph | Andrew Hough | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Home Office last week failed in its three year fight to prevent the 38 year-old from entering the country following a brawl at Heathrow Airport in...