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 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 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 5983319 at http://www.globalpost.com