Tag: British Airways

1500 Nigerian Air Passengers Stranded in Ghana After British Airways, Rwandair, Emirates and Qatar Airlines diverted flights to Accra

Four days after the quartet of British Airways, Rwandair, Emirates and Qatar Airlines diverted their flights from the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos to Kotoka International Airport, in Accra, Ghana, about 1500 Nigerian passengers are yet to be airlifted back to the country. The passengers, who are already[Read More…]

British Airways Abuja-bound flight loses engine after takeoff

An Abuja-bound British Airways flight BA083 which departed London Heathrow Airport on Tuesday night made an air return when the aircraft lost one of its engines. The aircraft was already airborne when the pilot announced that it would be returning to its port of departure following a minor technical glitch.[Read More…]

British Airways To Stop Free Meals

British Airways is scrapping free meals for short-haul economy fares from next year and inviting passengers to instead pay for Marks and Spencer sandwiches, creating a stir on social media. The pair announced the tie-up on Thursday, which sees BA joining the no-frills airline model of charging passengers for food[Read More…]

British Airways Plane Catches Fire

A British Airways plane bound for London has caught fire at Las Vegas airport, forcing the evacuation of 172 people on board on emergency slides. BBC reports that airport officials said at least 14 people were taken to hospital with minor injuries. US Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said[Read More…]

British Airways Flight BA307 ‘Declares Mid-Air Emergency’

The British Airways (BA) flight BA307 travelling from Paris to London declared an emergency mid-air, according to reports. The Airbus A320-232 departed from the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris at 9.30am this morning and reportedly declared an emergency at 10am while flying over the English Channel, according to The[Read More…]

Air France Stop Flights To Ebola Hit Countries

French flag carrier Air France said it was suspending its flights to Sierra Leone from Thursday, amid an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. Wednesday’s announcement followed a recommendation from French authorities to “temporarily suspend” its services to Freetown given the way the epidemic was developing and[Read More…]