Jet forced to land in Kazakhstan
'The actions of this man were irresponsible and could have caused a serious incident'
The plane remained grounded for 21 hours until a replacement was found
For pilots, hazard comes even without eye damage - a bright light can cause a distraction during crucial parts of a flight
The plane was landed safely despite 'close call'
The perfectly turned cravats and flawless hair belie rigorous training in not just service but safety and medicine, from fainting to heart attacks and childbirth
'One of the flight attendants was walking down the aisle when she collapsed'
The past teaches us that epic struggles against powerful interests cannot be won without some people putting their freedom on the line
Two cabin crew members reportedly disarmed the man
Witnesses reportedly heard a 'terrible sound' as an item of hand luggage struck the man’s head
Gatwick Express will not run from Christmas Day until 4 January, while Heathrow's normal closure has been extended
As condemnation grows, BA reveals nine planned new routes at the airport will not serve the world's 'emerging economies'
BA has cancelled 10 short-haul flights to and from Heathrow as well as its long-haul service to Dubai
BA is warning passengers not to travel to the airline unless they have confirmation that their flight is operating
'Due to foggy conditions across the UK and Europe, passengers may experience some disruption to their journey'
Virgin Atlantic has been forced to throw in the towel over the so-called 'remedy slots' after sustaining heavy losses