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British Airways Crew Offers Travel Tips

British Airways’ cabin crew have compiled a list of travel tips to try to pass on the knowledge they gain by flying so many thousands of miles each year. Traveling to and from holiday destinations can be stressful, but with the right approach holidaymakers can arrive and depart in a relaxed fashion. British Airways crew suggest packing a pashmina or something similar into hand luggage, as moving between different climates can sometimes leave travelers short when it gets cooler. Pashminas pack down into a small space, and BA crew also said fold-up shoes can be good for a respite from normal...
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British Airways celebrating Olympic countdown

British Airways’ countdown to the London 2012 Olympics has begun in earnest, with the decoration of one of its aircraft in honour of the sporting event. The carrier – which is the official airline partner of the 2012 Games – has confirmed that it is expecting to fly in visitors for next year’s event from more than 150 locations across the globe. A BA Airbus A318 has been painted with the slogan ‘One Year To Go,’ and it will fly from London City airport to New York today at 13.05. Flight BA011 will fly past the Olympic Park, so get ready to wave if you spy it as the...
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British Airways and Cabin Crew Make Deal

The 18-month long dispute between British Airways and its cabin crew is finally at rest. This comes after Unite the Union agreed to a deal with the carrier, along with nearly 2,000 British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association (BASSA) members. Now all 9,000 of the airline’s crew will be balloted for a final decision, though this is seen as just a formality. During the dispute, cabin crew have held 22 days of strikes, which disrupted thousands of travelers and cost British Airways about £150 million. They were against changes to working practices that were put in place in November of 2009,...
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British Airways bargain package deals

British Airways has just released some great value package deals for those looking to get away before the crowds this summer. Over 100 destinations are on offer with fly-drive holidays starting from £169, two night city breaks from £179, seven night European beach breaks from £239, seven nights in the Caribbean from £599 and three night city breaks in the US from £599. Departures are based on various travel dates from May 1 to September 30, 2011. Barcelona – 7 night fly-drive from £169 per person British Airways offers a 7 night fly-drive to Barcelona from £169 per person based on...
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British Airways Pilot said to have Murdered Millionaire Wife

On Tuesday, Reading Crown Court heard that British Airways pilot Robert Brown (46) murdered his millionaire wife, Joanna (46) on October 31 last year and then buried her body at Windsor Great Park – all because of a prenuptial agreement dispute. The defendant denies the charge, as well as that he obstructed a coroner from holding an inquest. The murder is said to have happened when Robert returned the children to their mother after half-term. They are said to have been at the home when he attacked. She was repeatedly hit with a hammer or mallet, which left extensive skull and facial fractures, as...
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