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British Airways cancels flight scheduled to bring PM home

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's return home from London has been postponed.

The Office of the Prime Minister had earlier indicated that the flight was expected to be delayed by three hours pushing the prime minister's expected arrival from 4 pm local time to 7 pm.

However this morning, the prime minister's office stated that the flight was canceled.

Dr Rowley and a delegation including government officials attended the recently concluded Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London.

The delegation left last Sunday and was expected to return today.

British Airways owners to launch new low-cost transatlantic flights in June

International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways, is set to become the latest company to offer low-cost long-haul flights after it announced plans for a new airline offering cheap transatlantic services, initially from Barcelona.

Fares on Level, as the new IAG carrier will be called, will start from €99 or US$149.

The airline will launch this June, offering flights initially to and from Los Angeles, Oakland near San Francisco, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Buenos Aires.