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British Airways commences London Hyderabad

British Airways commenced operations to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA),Hyderabad, today. The new route provides a direct flight from Hyderabad to London Heathrow Terminal 5 and is aimed at the IT segment of Hyderabad, with its connections to 22 destinations in North America. British Airways will operate five weekly Boeing 777-200ER non-stop flights between Hyderabad and London, with a three …

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British Airways and Qantas in merger talks

While airlines have seen one of their biggest expenses, fuel, come down in price, they are still struggling to find demand as the world’s major economies contract, and tis the season of industry consolidation. British Airways on Tuesday said it’s holding merger talks with Australian national carrier and fellow OneWorld alliance partner, Qantas Airways, in a deal that could combine …

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British Airways withdraws London Kolkata Dhaka flight

More bad news on the aviation front. CNN-IBN reports that British Airways will suspend its flights between Kolkata, Dhaka and London from March 28 next year as it finds the route unprofitable, an airline officer said here Friday. “The decision to suspend flights between Kolkata and London has been a difficult one to make. However, the route is not making …

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British Airways plan to buy GoAir hits legal roadblock

According to a PTI report, British Airways’ (BA) multi-million pound takeover plan of Low Cost Carrier (LCC) GoAir got derailed and the Europe’s leading carrier may now negotiate for a marketing alliance instead. The report, which quoted UK’s The Sunday Times, “British Airways planned an audacious, multi-million pound takeover of one of India’s leading airlines – but the scheme was …

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