Many passengers took to social media to vent their frustration, including actor Jeremy Piven.
A few dozen baggage handlers set up a picket line outside the British Airways terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport to protest what they call unfair labor practices.
A French family finds themselves stuck in the United States after British Airways refused to let their sick son fly. The family says he was a victim of weight discrimination.
Air passengers were temporarily evacuated from a terminal at New York City’s Kennedy Airport after a problem at one of the security checkpoints.
The airline said the plane, with 296 passengers on board, was headed from Heathrow to Kennedy Airport and turned back because the handle of one of the cabin doors was moving.
A British Airways jet bound for New York had to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff Saturday.