'There was an incident that led authorities to decide to keep the plane on the ground and to disembark the passengers a few minutes before take-off, to carry out additional checks, ' the spokesman said.
The airline did not state the nature of the alleged threat.
They said: 'The safety and security of our customers and crew is always our top priority.
British traveller James Anderson later tweeted: "Pilot: "Aircraft has been deemed absolutely safe".
Anderson also posted a video showing the British Airways plane on the tarmac, surrounded by officials.
Earlier: A British Airways flight has been held on the tarmac of a Paris airport because of a "direct threat" to the plane, a passenger has said.
"The pilot then explained that there was a security threat specifically involving our flight, and each passenger and every piece of luggage was thoroughly searched", Anderson said.
Tigers thrashed by Purdue in demoralizing loss
MISSOURI: The Tigers return to Southeastern Conference play with a home game against Auburn. I just did my job, however many plays I had to do it and that's what I'm trying to focus on.
No Sherman against 49ers? No problem
While both corners proved to be up to the challenge, each will likely be counted on to play large roles again against the 49ers. And typically the Seahawks have beaten the 49ers by getting back to basics, averaging 160 yards rushing in those four wins.
The flight had been scheduled to land in Heathrow at 7:45am local time, but is now expected at 11:05am.
He said passengers have remained calm despite the situation.
"Every single person and every single item of baggage was searched". Everybody's been individually searched by armed officers and given all clear.
An improvised explosive device partially detonated on a train at the Parsons Green station on the District line, injuring 29 people.
The threat level is now at the highest possible alert, meaning an attack is "expected imminently".
France has been one of the countries hardest hit by terror attacks in recent years, with 130 killed in the Paris attacks in November 2015, and 84 killed in the Nice attacks in July last year.
Armed police and fire vehicles have reportedly surrounded the Airbus A320 following reports of a "direct threat" while the flight has been evacuated at the Charles De Gaulle airport.
It means fans will see their favorite golfers compete again for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as well as four years later in Paris . It is the first time the International Olympic Committee has awarded a Games 11 years in advance.
The Yankees are 5-2 in Sabathia's last seven starts with five days' rest and 17-8 in Sabathia's last 25 starts. The veteran right-hander is 2-5 with a 7.29 ERA since being traded from Philadelphia on July 28.
After breaking, Branch found some success on the feet, tagging Rockhold with a number of punches as the former champ backpedaled. Rockhold has been out of action since UFC 199, when he was violently knocked out by Michael Bisping inside the first round.
Hoping to pressure Hamas to relinquish control of Gaza, Abbas has cut payments to Israel for the electricity it supplies to Gaza. Last blow: ostracized by its arab neighbors of Qatar, main financier of islamist movement in palestine.
Just nine days after he had made them so happy, the champion of their anti-immigration fantasies had betrayed them. West Virginia Republican Congressman Evan Jenkins, who is vying to challenge Democratic Sen. "He likes me, anyway".
As the popular Monsoon offer comes to an end, the largest telecom operator is making sure its users get the best benefits. After following the next instructions, customer will have to download the Airtel TV APP and install it on the phone.
In July, Iraq retook control of Mosul, Islamic State's key stronghold in the north, after a campaign of almost nine months. In recent months, Islamic State has suffered a series of military setbacks and lost ground in Iraq and Syria.
Klopp left his subs late, too late for some, but when Dominic Solanke came on he perhaps spurned the greatest chance of a game. Obviously we have quality and now we have to use this quality consistently, that should be the plan. "I'm not happy.
The Isis fighter surrendered on 12 September following which the SDF handed him over to United States forces in Syria . Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi criticized the deal sharply when it was brokered in August.
These nanoparticles were loaded into a finger-tip sized skin patch containing dozens of microscopic needles that pierced the skin. Nanoparticles located in the needles are released into the underlying tissue and spreading the drug across the body.
Meanwhile, roughly 6.4 million people in the state remained without power as of Wednesday afternoon, down from 13 million . City Electric Utilities Director Garey Edwards said the city crews could help out restoring power for at least two weeks.
Teenager arrested in connection with London bombing
He was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody. Many have been told to stay in lockdown as police evacuated the area and placed a wide zone under a police cordon.
Oregon State picked apart by Washington State QB
Some other players also hold a good record like Victor Bolden, Jr. who has caught seven passes for 113 yards. But Falk has had success against Oregon State as the Cougars have won three straight against the Beavers.
Yes, talk about climate change after storms
Incidentally, former Vice President Al Gore's new movie about global-warming danger, "An Inconvenient Sequel", will play at 7 p.m. Scientists have cautioned against suggesting any linear causality between climate change and particular climate events.
Wenger denies that Arsenal have lost their confidence
The Bosnian has become an instant hit with the Emirates faithful owing to his tough defending as well as his attacking prowess. Can the same be said for Chelsea? Surely they are going to be unsafe against any team in the world.
USC looks for a win and a boost in rematch with Texas
For much of regulation, what was hyped as a rematch-for-the-ages between No. 4 USC and Texas didn't live up to its billing. The turning point in the second overtime came when the Trojans defense forced a fumble with Texas threatening to score.
Mississippi State pulls off upset of No. 12 LSU
Also, Etling, because Mississippi State's defense was the first this season to force him to move, had a awful passing night. Alabama, 3-0 after a win over Colorado State Saturday, will continue to occupy the throne until someone else grabs it.
IPhone X: How outrageous is that $999 price tag?
Frankly, we're just confused by the iPhone 8 - the regular phone - since it's basically a slightly refreshed regular sized phone. But maybe the biggest effect of such a big and compelling screen is that it makes your phone more attractive and enticing.
Hamilton admits Mercedes caught out by Ferrari pace
But aside from the dominant Red Bulls, Hamilton was half-a-second clear of his fourth-placed Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas . At Monaco and Hungary which are both notoriously hard to overtake on Ferrari secured a 1-2 and left Mercedes lagging behind.
SC receiver Samuel out for season
Kentucky junior LB Jordan Jones (shoulder) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against SC . He had five catches for 122 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown catch to open the game.