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British Airways begins laying off thousands of workers

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British Airways begins laying off thousands of workers

British Airways begins laying off thousands of workers

British Airways has begun letting thousands of workers go because of the effect of the coronavirus pandemic.


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British Airways-owner IAG and Air France-KLM released results Friday that showed the scale of the challenge facing airlines during the global health crisis. Francis Maguire reports.

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BA-owner IAG posts big loss, cuts flights again [Video]

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British Airways-owner IAG posted another big loss Thursday, and said it would fly even fewer planes over the coming months than it originally expected. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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BA calls on Government to scrap quarantine for international arrivals [Video]

BA calls on Government to scrap quarantine for international arrivals

New British Airways chief executive Sean Doyle has called on the Government toscrap the self-isolation requirement for international arrivals, as “we do notbelieve quarantine is the solution”. He told the Airlines 2050 conference: “Webelieve the best way to reassure people is to introduce a reliable andaffordable test before flying. “For the UK, this approach reduces the stresson the NHS testing systems within the UK and on policing the quarantinesystem. “If we look abroad to our near neighbours, we see that business traveland indeed tourism is being prioritised by some countries. “We need to get theeconomy moving again and this just isn’t possible when you’re asking people toquarantine for 14 days. “It’s our view that, even if that quarantine period isreduced to seven days, people won’t travel here and the UK will get leftbehind.”

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British Airways fined £20m over data hack [Video]

British Airways fined £20m over data hack

British Airways has been fined £20 million over a 2018 data hack, theInformation Commissioner’s Office has announced. Investigators found theairline should have identified the security weaknesses which enabled theattack to take place. The carrier failed to protect the personal and financialdetails of more than 400,000 customers. It did not detect the hack for morethan two months.

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British Airways boss pushed out after tough year [Video]

British Airways boss pushed out after tough year

BA boss Alex Cruz has been ousted after a tough year that saw him force through 13,000 job cuts at the carrier. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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