Woman causes panic on American flight

An American Airlines flight found itself surrounded by Royal Air Force jets on Tuesday after a female passenger repeatedly tried to break into the plane's cockpit.

BA readies itself for possible strike

British Airways will have 1000 volunteer staff on hand to do cabin crew duties if a strike goes ahead this month, the carrier's chief executive said on Wednesday.

Whoops! Emirates flight features Etihad logo

Dubai's Emirates airline suffered an embarrassing "technical error" when it featured the logo of Gulf rival Etihad Airways on its in-flight entertainment system last month.

BA cabin crew defer naming strike dates

British Airways cabin crew said last week they would not announce a strike date yet as they hoped a fruitful deal would result from more negotiations with the carrier.