London Flight Cancellations due to severe East Coast USA “Storm Stella” weather on Tuesday 14 March

“Storm Stella” is expected to cause very severe disruption across the East Coast of the United States on Tuesday 14 March 2017.

As a consequence, a large number of transatlantic flights from London’s airports are cancelled on Tuesday 14 March. ¬†Flights to New York, Boston and Philadelphia are most affected with widespread cancellations. ¬†There are delays and cancellations to Baltimore and Washington as well.

Airlines have also implemented flexible rebooking policies for those who are due to travel to the East Coast of the USA this week.

If your flight is cancelled you should be entitled to a full refund or a rebooking to an alternative date.

Here is the latest information from airlines operating transatlantic flights from London on Tuesday 14 March.

As at 23:00 GMT Tuesday 14 March, transatlantic operations from London’s airports should return to normal on Wednesday 15 March.

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Virgin Atlantic cuts 500 jobs. But what happens next?

The big aviation story today has of course been the release of the Airports Commission report on the expansion of airport runway capacity in London and the South East.

A cynic might therefore wonder whether it was no coincidence that Virgin Atlantic chose to announce in the past 24 hours that it is to cut 500 jobs, all of which will be from back office roles.

A company choosing to make itself more efficient through reducing management and administrative posts isn’t in itself that noteworthy. Indeed, it’s been a fact of corporate life for many decades.

However, in the context of Virgin Atlantic a reduction of 500 posts is significant.
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Virgin Atlantic reports another year of heavy financial losses

Virgin Atlantic has reported another year of heavy financial losses. The airline has today published its financial results for the year ended 28 February 2013.

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Delta continues London expansion with purchase of two Heathrow slot pairs for $47m

Delta continues its focus on growing its presence at London Heathrow having today announced that as part of its Quarter 1 results release it has purchased two pairs of take off and landing slots at Heathrow for $47m.

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Delta proposes London – Salt Lake City & Seattle services under joint-venture with Virgin Atlantic

As expected, following Delta’s acquisition of a 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic from Singapore Airlines, Delta and Virgin Atlantic have applied for anti-trust immunity for transatlantic flights from London Heathrow. Delta will continue to operate a joint-venture with Air France KLM for transatlantic flights to points beyond London Heathrow.

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British Airways increases London Heathrow – Seattle flights from 7 to 10 weekly

British Airways has announced that it will increase its flights from London Heathrow to Seattle from 7 to 10 weekly from 3 April 2013.

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