British Airways http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27951/all en Britain's FTSE higher, edging towards 6,300 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/britains-ftse-higher-edging-towards-6300 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 adds 0.3 percent, hits fresh 2013 highs</p> <p>* Vodafone up again on joint venture sale chatter</p> <p>* Broker upgrades buoy Shell, IAG, and Polymetal</p> <p>* Miners weak; Anglo American Q4 production report mixed</p> <p>By Jon Hopkins</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Britain's top shares pushed higher on Friday, reaching a fresh 4-1/2 year peak, led by strength in market heavyweight Vodafone, banks and energy stocks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/britains-ftse-higher-edging-towards-6300" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British Airways Economy of the United Kingdom FTSE 100 Index Human Interest Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:00:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739532 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Iberia parent IAG agrees compromise over job cuts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/update-1-iag-accepts-mediator-iberia-proposals-unions-decide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Unions 'largely support' mediator's proposal</p> <p>* Unions' final decision could be made on Wednesday</p> <p>MADRID, March 11 (Reuters) - Spanish airline Iberia and its workers moved closer to agreement on mass job cuts on Monday after owner IAG, which also owns British Airways, accepted a compromise proposal put forward by a government-appointed mediator.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/update-1-iag-accepts-mediator-iberia-proposals-unions-decide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation British Airways Labour relations Oneworld Transport Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5779429 at http://www.globalpost.com British Airways welcomes summer with cool fares http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/british-airways-welcomes-summer-cool-fares <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Ali Ahmadov; In anticipation of the holiday season, British Airways is giving travellers from Azerbaijan an incentive to beat the heat with its latest summer special fares.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/british-airways-welcomes-summer-cool-fares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation British Airways Oneworld Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 07:30:30 +0000 Asianet 5810260 at http://www.globalpost.com Too fat to fly: French family stranded in US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131107/too-fat-fly-french-family-stranded-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A French family who came to the United States for medical treatment said they were stranded in Chicago after British Airways determined their son was too fat to fly.</p> <p>Kevin Chenais, 22, spent a year and a half at the Mayo Clinic for treatment of a hormone disorder which led him to weigh 500 pounds.</p> <p>His mother was near tears as she described the family's problems to the local CBS affiliate.</p> <p>"We blame British Airways because now they just leave us, and they brought us here," Christina Chenais told the station.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131107/too-fat-fly-french-family-stranded-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation British Airways Health Oneworld AFP Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:31:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5983319 at http://www.globalpost.com African girls to sue British Airways over alleged abuse by pilot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140730/african-girls-sue-british-airways-over-alleged-abuse-pilot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Girls and young women who allege they were sexually abused by a British Airways (BA) pilot in African schools and orphanages plan to sue the airline, a law firm representing them said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Lawyers argue that BA should be held responsible for the actions of First Officer Simon Wood who carried out the alleged crimes during stopovers in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140730/african-girls-sue-british-airways-over-alleged-abuse-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation British Airways British brands Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:08:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6218748 at http://www.globalpost.com BA to be sued over claims pilot abused children http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140730/ba-be-sued-over-claims-pilot-abused-children <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British Airways is being sued over claims that one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages supported by the company while on stopovers, lawyers said Wednesday.</p> <p>"We allege that Wood was able to abuse the victims, by reason of his employment with the airline, in particular through his involvement with the airline's community relations work," said Nichola Marshall, lawyer for Leigh Day.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140730/ba-be-sued-over-claims-pilot-abused-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British Airways British brands Oneworld AFP Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:02:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6219121 at http://www.globalpost.com