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BA, easyjet, Ryanair challenge UK quarantine in court

Three airlines have launched legal action against the British government, describing the country's plan to quarantine most incoming travellers as "flawed."
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Airlines including British Airways protest UK’s 14-day quarantine

Britain began imposing a 14-day quarantine Monday on travellers coming into the country, months after other European countries imposed similar measures to control the spread of the coronavirus.
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BA looking at legal action against UK govt. over quarantine rule

British Airways is considering legal action against the U.K. government's plans to force anyone arriving into the country to quarantine themselves for 14 days in order to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
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Parent company of British Airways, Iberia to get new CEO

The parent company of British Airways and Iberia said Thursday that its longtime CEO Willie Walsh is retiring.
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British Airways tells passengers to check flight status

After an overnight technical glitch British Airways says it plans to operate a full flight schedule today, however there may be some delays to flights resulting from last night’s disruption.
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British Airways’ parent IAG buys Air Europa

The parent company of British Airways and Iberia has agreed to buy Spanish rival Air Europa for 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion).
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Climate change activist climbs on BA plane in London

A climate change activist has climbed atop a British Airways plane at London City Airport as demonstrations aiming to alert the world to the dangers of climate change enter a fourth day.
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British Airways pilots back down on Sept. 27 strike action

British Airways pilots have called off a planned 24-hour strike scheduled for Sept. 27.
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British Airways says passengers should double-check flight status

The two-day pilots’ strike has come to an end but British Airways is advising passengers to double-check arrival and departure times as it gets back on schedule following the 48-hour disruption.
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BA cancels close to 100% of flights Sept. 9 – 10; another strike date looms

British Airways has been forced to ground just about all of its flights both today and tomorrow due to a pilots’ strike, and there’s another strike date less than three weeks away. “After many months of trying to resolve the pay dispute, we are extremely sorry that it has come to this,” said the airline.
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