BREAKING British Airways investigating after around 380,000 payment cards have been compromised on website and mobile app

British Airways is investigating the theft of customer data from its website and app and has urged customers affected to contact their banks or credit card providers. The airline said around 380,000 payment cards had been compromised. In a statement, it said: “British Airways is investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer…

Osaka Kansai Airport to reopen partially tomorrow after typhoon Jebi flooded the facility

Japan’s Kansai International Airport, which was shut down after Typhoon Jebi flooded the facility, will reopen partially tomorrow, helping airlines to gradually resume services. Japan’s third-largest airport by traffic numbers will open one terminal and ANA Holdings Inc.’s low-fare unit Peach will be the first to start flights, Yoshiyuki Yamatani, president of the airport operator,…

Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 declared an emergency to get priority to land in Hawaii after pepper spray explodes on flight

A can of pepper spray went off inside a plane headed from Oakland, California, to Maui today, requiring emergency help for several people aboard, Hawaiian Airlines said. Twelve passengers and three flight attendants were treated for respiratory issues and released by emergency responders at the airport in Kahului, Hawaii, airline spokesman Alex Da Silva said.…

Ryanair accuses UK air traffic controllers of ‘discrimination’

British air traffic controllers have hit back at claims by Ryanair that they are “discriminating against” London Stansted, the airline’s biggest base globally. The low-cost carrier claimed on Monday that Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) figures “confirm” allegations that NATS, the Britain’s air traffic controller provider, gave Heathrow “special treatment”. Ryanair alleged that Gatwick “is also being preferred”. NATS, however,…