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Severe weather snarls Europe travel. London Union strike vote could shut 6 UK airports. London Airbus, Boeing battle for airshow sales. London BA cabin crew begins strike after talks fail. London BA announces record loss. London Court blocks British Airways strike. London   UK ash cloud restrictions easing   London: 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   London: 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   London: 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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  London: 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, an...
  London: Britain's two busiest airports are to close shortly as a volcanic ash cloud drifts further south, threatening major disruption to thousands of people

  Northern England: Airports in Manchester and Liverpool closed as a cloud of ash from a volcano moved east into England, but London airports were not affected
May.15 Volcano may again close UK airports. London May.13 BA vows to fly during strike. London May.5 Volcanic ash grounds flights for 2nd day May.3   Flights banned in Ireland and parts of UK  All flights in and out of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic have been grounded from 0700 BST because of fresh risks from volcanic ash Apr.26 First Iraqi flight to London in 20 years Apr.19   New cloud could extend travel threat    Iceland: The eruption of an volcano strengthened, spewing a new ash that officials said was heading toward the United Kingdom Apr.18 Test flights: European skies may be safe  England: A few dozen test flights offered hope that the skies over much of Europe may be safe for air travel, but officials made no promises Mar.27 Second BA strike disrupts flights. London Mar.24 BA strips striking workers of travel perks. London Mar.22 Both sides claim victory in BA strike. London Mar.20 BA cancels nearly half of flights amid strike  London: British Airways was operating roughly half its flights despite a three-day strike by cabin crew that started at midnight Mar.19 BA cabin crew begin strike action
  London: 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  London: Union members representing British Airways cabin crew announced they will hold two separate strikes this month in a dispute over working con...

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Dec.17 British Airways cabin crew strike illegal
  London: High Court: A strike by British Airways cabin crew planned for Christmas has been declared illegal Dec.16 British Airways trying to block strike   London: 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... Nov.12 British Airways, Iberia close to merger  London: 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
  London: 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.1 BA's price-fix fine reaches $550m   Washington: British Airways has been fined after it admitted collusion in fixing the prices of fuel surcharges

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

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Jan.6 Sky marshals plan brings backlash  England: The U.S. demand that armed marshals be stationed on some U.S.-bound flights has prompted deep concerns among pilots

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Oct.24   Last Concorde flights touch down
  London: 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
  London: 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 Sep.5   Concorde cleared to fly  England: Concorde to resume commercial flights after modifications are carried on a plane-by-plane basis

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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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