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Summer of BA strikes averted after cabin crew are offered 4% pay deal

British Airways cabin crew signalled the end of their bitter 18-month dispute with the airline yesterday, removing the threat of fresh strikes this summer.

Strikes averted as British Airways cabin crews end dispute

BRITISH Airways cabin crew signalled the end of their bitter 18-month dispute with the airline today, removing the threat of fresh strikes this summer.

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BA cabin crew dispute may at last be resolved after breakthrough in talks

The bitter British Airways cabin crew dispute was last night on the verge of being resolved, following a breakthrough in crucial talks.

British Airways cabin crew dispute nears end

THE leader of British Airways cabin crew's union held "positive" talks with the airline's chief executive yesterday, in a sign their long-running dispute is coming to an end.

Threat of air travel chaos recedes

TRAVELLERS are to escape feared air disruption on the Easter and Royal Wedding bank holiday weekends after British Airways and Unite agreed a 28-day extension before any further strikes are called.

BA surcharge rises to cover cost of crude

BRITISH AIRWAYS is to increase its fuel surcharge on long-haul flights because of the rise in oil prices.

Cabin crew strike vote may lead to Easter travel chaos

TRAVELLERS could face disruption during the Easter getaway after British Airways cabin crew voted to stage fresh strikes in their long-running row with the airline.

BA may face Easter cabin crew strikes

British Airways will face the renewed threat of strikes by cabin crew today, when the result of the latest ballot in a long dispute will be announced.

BA says sorry for bed bugs on flights

British Airways has apologised to a passenger after she complained of being bitten by bed bugs on two flights.

Middle East chaos could mean fuel surcharge rise warns British Airways

PASSENGERS flying with British Airways and its new partner Iberia are likely to face further fuel surcharges amid rising oil prices, the new parent company warned yesterday.

Malcolm Robertson: Scotland must not be cut off from Heathrow hub

The importance of Scotland's access to Heathrow has been brought into sharp focus by BMI, which this week confirmed a review of domestic services to use slots at the airport for more profitable international routes.

Union warns BA of 'a war of attrition'

The leader of the pilots' union has warned that the bitter British Airways cabin crew dispute is becoming a "long war of attrition" with barriers building up between staff at the airline.

Travellers face fresh misery after BA cabin crew back strikes by four to one

British Airways today faces the threat of a fresh wave of strikes by its cabin crew after they voted heavily in favour of more walkouts in their bitter dispute with the airline.

British Airways says big freeze has cost it £50m

British Airways has estimated the disruption caused by heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures last month will cost the airline £50 million.

Rolls-Royce in £3.2bn engine deal with BA

Rolls-Royce has signed a £3.2 billion deal to supply British Airways with engines for up to 61 aircraft, in the first sale of its Trent 900 engine since one exploded in mid-air on a Qantas flight last year.

Cabin crew vote on action in BA row

British Airways cabin crew started voting yesterday on whether to take fresh industrial action in their long-running dispute.

Unite to ballot over future strike action

The union representing British Airways cabin crew have given the airline seven days' notice of its intention to hold a fresh strike ballot in its long-running dispute with the company.

BA: weather will hit passenger numbers

The number of passengers travelling on British Airways planes last month rose almost 6 per cent against November 2009.

More passengers flying on BA flights

The number of passengers travelling on British Airways planes last month rose almost 6 per cent compared with November 2009, it emerged yesterday.

BA's £5bn Iberia merger is rubber stamped by shareholders

British Airways and Spain's Iberia got the shareholder green light for their $8 billion (£5bn) merger yesterday, paving the way for further deals in the airline sector.

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