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Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Partner with Jet Airways on London Heathrow Flights

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Partner with Jet Airways on London Heathrow Flights

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways announced that they will soon offer new codeshare flights with Indian carrier Jet Airways.
Beginning November 2, Jet Airways will be able to place its code on Delta-operated flights from London Heathrow to nine U.S. cities, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Seattle,
Also on that date, Delta will be allowed to place its code on Jet Airways flights …

Heathrow Expansion Flash Mob and Protest Could Disrupt Travel Saturday

Heathrow Expansion Flash Mob and Protest Could Disrupt Travel Saturday

What is being billed as a “family-friendly flashmob” and protest could delay travelers trying to get to their flights in a timely fashion.
The Heathrow Association for the Control of Aircraft Noise is calling for the peaceful protest, which is slated to include a critical mass bike block.   The group believes that plans for a new runway either at London Heathrow or Gatwick will be “devastating” to air quality and have …

With Remaining Heathrow Flights Moving to T3, Delta to Close Dedicated T3 and T4 Arrivals Lounges

With Remaining Heathrow Flights Moving to T3, Delta to Close  Dedicated T3 and T4 Arrivals Lounges

Delta Air Lines, which last month said it would move those flights currently operating from Terminal 4 at London Heathrow to Terminal 3, the home of its joint venture partner, Virgin Atlantic, will close its arrivals lounge in T4 after the move.
Eligible passengers will be invited to use Virgin’s Revivals arrivals lounge starting September 14. The lounge, which is in Terminal 3 outside the arrivals area, offers spa treatments, showers, valet …

Delta Moves All London Flights to Terminal 3

Delta Moves All London Flights to Terminal 3

Delta Air Lines announced it was moving those flights currently operating from Terminal 4 at London Heathrow to Terminal 3, the home of its joint venture partner, Virgin Atlantic.
The move is effective September 14, 2016.
The Atlanta-based airline currently operates its flights from Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, and Philadelphia to London out of Terminal 4, where most SkyTeam-member airlines are located.
Flights to and from New York, Boston, and Seattle …

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Make Changes to Summer Schedules

Delta, Virgin Atlantic to Make Changes to Summer Schedules

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic announced changes to their 2017 summer schedules. Delta says that the two carriers, who are joint venture partners, are implementing the changes to optimize their joint network between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Among the updates will be a new route between Portland, Oregon and London Heathrow, operated by Delta. The carrier will offer the service, which will be the first between Portland …

British Airways Launches Daily A380 Service Between London and Vancouver

British Airways Launches Daily A380 Service Between London and Vancouver

British Airways announced the launch of Airbus A380 service on its route between London Heathrow and Vancouver. The airline will offer daily service between the two airports, and the one A380 flight replaces the carrier’s previous twice-daily service that was operated using Boeing 747-400s.
The service marks the first time that the A380 is being used on commercial flights into and out of Vancouver International Airport.
British Airway’s daily London-Vancouver flights on …

Drone May Have Collided with British Airways Jet at Heathrow

Drone May Have Collided with British Airways Jet at Heathrow

A British Airways pilot believes his aircraft was struck by an errant drone while approaching London Heathrow.
BA Flight 727 from Geneva was at 1,700’ and preparing to land when an object believed to be an unmanned drone struck the front of the plane. The Airbus A320 landed safely with 132 passengers and five crew members on board, said Michael Johnson, a spokesman for the airline.
There was no damage to the …