Tag Archive for British Airways

British Airways pilot bounces 18 young Brits from plane after bomb threat

After the British Airways captain at Ben Gurion Airport refused to allow the 18 rowdy British youths fly on to London when one of them threatened to blow up the aircraft, an Israeli security team was dispatched. 

By Arutz Sheva Staff


18 British youths were taken off a British Airways flight from Israel to London after the captain refused to fly them when one of them threatened to blow up the aircraft.

The participants participated in a private event in Israel. After boarding the plane, one of them announced that he would blow up the plane.

Aerial view of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport – Photo: Wikimedia,Chris Hoare

The captain updated the management of the British airline and was instructed to take the youths off the plane. Continue Reading »

Israel thanks British Airways and Air France, KLM for ending flights to Iran

PM Netanyahu thanked Air France and British Airways who cited “business reasons” for terminating their flights to Iran this September, joining the Dutch airlines, KLM.
• Germany’s Lufthansa: No plans to halt flying to Iran for now.

By Eldad Beck, Ariel Kahana, Ilan Gattegno, News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff


Major British and French airlines announced Thursday that they plan to halt flights to Iran from September, citing business reasons. The decisions come in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s reimposition of sanctions on Iran.

The Air France-KLM Skyteam Alliance ends flights to Iran, joining British Airways. – Photo: Wikimedia

British Airways said it was suspending its London to Tehran service “as the operation is currently not commercially viable.” Continue Reading »