BA cancels flights from London's Heathrow, Gatwick after IT outage
LONDON, May 27 British Airways said it had cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports scheduled before 1700 GMT on Saturday due to a global computer outage.
HONG KONG, March 29 ZTE Corp , China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker, said on Thursday that limitations on its business operations in Iran will have little impact on overall sales.
President Shi Lirong, speaking at a news conference after the company announced its financial results for 2011, said ZTE was not a mainstream telecoms gear supplier in Iran.
ZTE said on Wednesday that October-December net profit slid to 991 million yuan ($157 million), down 48 percent from 1.89 billion yuan a year earlier.
Shares in ZTE had risen nearly 5 percent by 0346 GMT, outpacing a 1 percent drop in the broader Hang Seng Index , amid market expectations for an improved outlook.
Reuters reported last week that ZTE had entered into a $131 million contract with Telecommunication Co of Iran in December 2010, which sources said included a surveillance system capable of monitoring telephone and Internet communications. ZTE has said it is no longer seeking to expand in Iran.
LONDON, May 27 British Airways flights in Britain were being delayed and passengers were suffering long waits at airports on Saturday because of a global system outage, the airline said.
* Jan-April profits up 24.4 pct YOY; Jan-March up 28.3 pct (Adds details of data, comments from stats bureau)