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2008-09-27 18:00:21

British Airways had to cancel more flights yesterday due to the knock-on effect of Thursday's air traffic control computer glitch. At Birmingham International Airport, ten flights experienced minor delays caused by the glitch. Flights have since returned to normal service.

2008-09-27 00:00:27

By Simon Calder Six months ago this morning, tens of thousands of passengers discovered what they had been assured would be "far and away the best airport experience in the whole of Europe" was, in fact, possibly the most expensive shambles in the world.

2008-09-26 00:00:24

News in brief AVIATION Flights in and out of Britain had to be cancelled last night and many more were delayed for hours after a computer glitch at the main air traffic control centre in Hampshire.

2008-09-19 21:00:24

By Gail Todd If you happened to have flown through British Airways' new Terminal 5 at London's Heathrow on April Fool's Day, you might have discovered that lost luggage is no joke - but Terminal 5 is.

2008-09-02 12:00:21

A major overhaul of London's Heathrow Airport Terminals 1 and 2 will not be finished in time for the 2012 Olympics, said terminal operator BAA Ltd.

2008-08-13 15:00:39

STAFF at Liverpool John Lennon Airport are keen to remind passengers about restrictions on carrying liquids as hand luggage.

2008-08-02 18:00:15

HUNDREDS of litres of baked beans, peanut butter, brown sauce, curries, mango chutney, suncream and insect repellent are still being confiscated every day from airport passengers, almost two years after security restrictions on hand luggage were brought in.

2008-07-22 09:00:49

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Beijing Transport Facilities on Heightened Alert Ahead of Olympics"] BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) - Air, rail and long-distance bus facilities here are on heightened alert as the Olympic Games approach.

2006-08-13 20:51:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Sunday scaled back the threat level for commercial airline flights from Britain to the United States from Red to Orange, or High.

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