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BA Director of Engineering

February 25, 2013 0

British Airways (BA) selected Andy Kerswill as Director of Engineering, following Garry Copeland’s promotion to Managing Director of Operations. Mr Kerswill returns to BA following a spell as Managing Director of subsidiary BA CityFlyer.  He […]


Morgan Sindall Wins BA & LHR Contract

January 23, 2013 0

UK construction, infrastructure and design company Morgan Sindall has secured contracts worth £10 million (US$16m) from Heathrow Airport Ltd and British Airways. The company will undertake a contract with British Airways to modernise two aircraft […]


British Airways Prepares for the A380

January 23, 2013 0

With British Airways set to receive its first Airbus A380 in July, the airline has taken delivery of two Douglas TBL 600 towbarless tractors to handle the giant jet. Tom Allett reports. Although the Airbus […]


BA Launches Chinese Route

December 19, 2012 0

British Airways will launch a new route to Chengdu, China, from September 22, 2013. Flights BA88 (inbound) and BA89 (London outbound) will operate a thrice-weekly service with a four-cabin Boeing 777.  BA is the first […]


Build Begins on BA’s Boeing 787

October 16, 2012 0

Construction has started on British Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, due to join the UK carrier’s fleet in May 2013. BA has 24 of the aircraft type on order, as well as 12 Airbus A380 […]

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New BA Airport Manager

October 5, 2012 0

Simon Lea has been appointed as British Airways’ Airport Manager at Leeds Bradford Airport, where the airline is due to start its new Yorkshire operations on December 9. Mr Lea has worked for BA for […]