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  Volcano may again close UK airports  If a volcano in Iceland continues to erupt at current levels and if weather conditions prevail, the ash may force airports to close again next... BA vows to fly during strike First Iraqi flight to London in 20 years Second BA strike disrupts flights BA strips striking workers of travel perks Both sides claim victory in BA strike BA cancels nearly half of flights amid strike  British Airways was operating roughly half its flights despite a three-day strike by cabin crew that started at midnight BA cabin crew begin strike action
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Severe weather snarls Europe travel   Heathrow might allow three planes to land. Charles de Gaulle airport told travelers to expect two-hour delays and cancellation of a quarter of... Union strike vote could shut 6 UK airports   Six major airports, including Heathrow, could shut down after employees of airport operator BAA overwhelmingly voted to go on strike Airbus, Boeing battle for airshow sales  At the 47th Farnborough International Airshow the world's two biggest aircraft manufacturers hoping it will mark a turning point after a turbulent... BA cabin crew begins strike after talks fail  British Airways cabin crews began a five-day strike after talks with the airline over pay and working conditions failed over the weekend BA announces record loss  British Airways has reported its biggest annual loss due to lower passenger numbers, higher costs and the impact of strike action Court blocks British Airways strike  A British Airways employee strike planned for midnight Monday cannot proceed, a judge has ruled   UK ash cloud restrictions easing Map of Gatwick United Kingdom  Officials have lifted flight restrictions at Heathrow, Gatwick and other airports after the volcanic cloud that closed UK airspace moved on   Ash cloud to close Heathrow and Gatwick Map of Heathrow United Kingdom
  Heathrow braces as Olympics land   As some teams struggle to get to London for the 2012 Games, CNN showcases the enormous burden facing Heathrow Airport Heathrow boss gives up bonus over delay   The chief executive of British airport operator BAA says he will not be taking his bonus for 2010 following the travel chaos caused by heavy... Europe is digging airports out of snow Map of Gatwick United Kingdom

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  Frustrated passengers crammed major airports as heavy snowfall forced new cancellations and delays across the continent. Gatwick was closed
 Few flights were leaving London Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, and 1/3 of flights were cancelled in major hubs like Paris and Frankfurt
  Britain's two busiest airports are to close shortly as a volcanic ash cloud drifts further south, threatening major disruption to thousands of people

  British Airways cabin crew have begun strike action that will cause severe disruption to flights for the next 3 days
Mar.12 BA cabin crew to strike this month  Union members representing British Airways cabin crew announced they will hold two separate strikes this month in a dispute over working conditions Feb.22 British Airways cabin crews vote to strike

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Dec.17 British Airways cabin crew strike illegal
  High Court: A strike by British Airways cabin crew planned for Christmas has been declared illegal Dec.16 British Airways trying to block strike   Handlers and check-in staff at Heathrow threatened to strike during the week of Christmas, as BA went to court to try to stop a strike called... Dec.15 British Airways crews vote to strike
Nov.12 British Airways, Iberia close to merger  BA and Iberia announced that they have agreed the basis for a proposed merger between the airlines which is expected to be completed in late...

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Mar.27 Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens
  A protest by campaigners opposed to the expansion of the airport and luggage delivery delays have overshadowed the opening of Terminal 5

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Aug.11 Thousands stranded by air strike   At least 20,000 travelers remained stranded as British Airways canceled all its flights out of Heathrow Airport

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Oct.24   Last Concorde flights touch down
  3 needle-nosed jets have touched down in London in a spectacular finale to the era of supersonic travel Apr.9   Concorde services to end October
  British Airways and Air France plan to stop the flights because they are not making enough money

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Nov.7   Concorde back in business
  Paris: Air France Concorde, with 92 passengers took off from Paris for the flight to New York

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B. 2012-07-16 Heathrow braces as Olympics land Heathrow, London
C. 2010-12-22 Heathrow boss gives up bonus over delay Heathrow, London
2010-12-20 Europe is digging airports out of snow Gatwick, London
4. 2010-12-19 Severe weather snarls Europe travel Heathrow, London
F. 2010-08-12 Union strike vote could shut 6 UK airports Heathrow, London
G. 2010-07-19 Airbus, Boeing battle for airshow sales London
H. 2010-05-24 BA cabin crew begins strike after talks fail London
8. 2010-05-20 BA announces record loss London
J. 2010-05-17 Court blocks British Airways strike London

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