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(From Agence France Presse)
British Airways would rather cancel flights to the United States than be forced to carry armed sky marshals, a London newspaper reported, citing an internal company memo.
BA "would not operate a single flight unless we were satisfied totally that it was safe to do so", said the memo, sent by the airline's operations director Mike Street to colleagues last Friday and obtained by The Observer.
"If there is security information about a particular flight that gives us cause for concern, then we will not operate that flight. That remains our policy regardless of the government's capability to deploy armed police officers," the …