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British Airways flights delayed by 'technical issue' – what you need to know

Scores of British Airways flights have been delayed by a technical issue this morning, the airline has said

21 November 2019

BA passengers disrupted by baggage system chaos – here's what to do if you're affected

Some British Airways passengers travelling from Heathrow were forced to queue for hours due to a baggage system fault – some arrived at their destinations without their luggage

18 July 2019

Tonnes of toiletries dumped at UK airport security – here's what you CAN take in your hand luggage

Tonnes of standard-sized aerosols and perfumes had to be dumped at UK airports last year because passengers tried to take them through security

9 July 2019

Airports hike 'kiss and fly' drop-off charges – how to beat them

Eight major airports across the UK have upped the cost of dropping off passengers over the last year, a MoneySavingExpert investigation reveals - and one now charges a whopping £7 for a 10-minute drop-off. But at most airports it's possible to beat the fees and drop off for free if you know where to go - we've full airport-by-airport help below

1 July 2019

Flybe cancels dozens of flights

Flybe has cancelled dozens of flights to and from UK airports today, blaming "operational issues"

3 April 2019

Ryanair doubles name-change grace period to 48 hours

Ryanair passengers who want to amend their bookings will have a 48-hour window to make changes for free, as part of a 'customer care improvement' package announced by the airline today

14 February 2019

Ryanair increases baggage fees

Ryanair has raised the cost of flying with a 10kg bag by hiking hold luggage and priority boarding prices, after twice cutting its cabin baggage allowance last year

14 January 2019

Three million pay extra for passports after leaving it late to renew

More than three million applications for pricier premium and fast-track passport renewals have been made in the past five years, costing travellers an extra £130 million, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal

20 November 2018

Uber to raise London fares early next year

Uber is to raise fares in London to help drivers buy electric cars. A clean air fee of 15p per mile will be added to fares from early 2019.

23 October 2018

Budget airline Cobalt cancels all flights – what you need to know

Cobalt, which has services from Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick, warned travellers on Wednesday night not to arrive for flights

18 October 2018

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