British Airways layoffs shake confidence in UK job protection program

Aug 25, 2020
The airline’s decision to cut jobs and pay could herald a new era of labor unrest in Britain.
A British Airways plane lands at Heathrow in London. The airline's cost-cutting agenda is stirring resistance.
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Would you pay for a tweet to complain about bad service?

Sep 3, 2013
British Airways lost his luggage; he took to Twitter to vent about it. And then targeted tweets to British Airways' thousands of followers.

British Airways and Twinings make tea time tastier at 35,000 feet

Jan 30, 2013
British Airways and Twinings have teamed up to introduce a special line of teas for high altitude consumption.

Your usual extra pillow, Ma’am? British Airways mines passenger data

Jul 10, 2012
British Airways is getting some flak from privacy watchdogs about its new Know Me program. The company will create a little database about business class and first class passengers, including photos from Google images and information gathered during previous flights…
The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger jet is seen on March 14, 2012 in Long Beach, Calif.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: GDP is up, cement gets the blame and Fox loses younger viewers

Oct 29, 2010
The U.S. gross domestic product grew at a 2 percent clip, somewhat less than analysts were expecting. On the election ballot in San Francisco --...