British Airways extends its sincere sympathies and condolences to the family and friends involved in today`s explosions in the USA.

We can confirm that none of our aircraft have been involved in these explosions.

British Airways flights en route to the USA will be diverting to their nearest airport.

Other aircraft recently departed for the USA will be carrying out airborne returns to the UK.

We are in the process of cancelling all our services in and out of the USA for the remainder of today.


We are also in the process of speaking to all British Airways staff based in the USA to ensure they are safe and well.

Passengers who would like further information regarding flights to and from the USA can call 0845 77 999 77 from the UK.