Aircraft

IAG Releases Long-Haul Fleet Orders

April 4, 2013 0

Owner of British Airways (BA) and Iberia, International Airlines Group (IAG), has reached agreement with aircraft manufacturer Boeing for new long-haul aircraft for the group’s fleet, subject to approval by IAG shareholders. It plans to […]

Airline Focus

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 […]

Airports

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 […]

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 […]

Aircraft

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 […]

Airline Focus

IAG Considers Vueling Takeover

November 8, 2012 0

UPDATE ON THIS STORY CAN BE FOUND HERE. International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (IAG), owner of British Airways and Iberia, is considering making an offer for 100% of the share capital if Vueling Airlines SA. […]

Aircraft

BA A319 Sports Moustache for Charity

November 5, 2012 0

UK flag carrier British Airways has added a ‘connoisseur-style’ moustache to its Airbus A319 aircraft.  The decoration supports the Movember campaign, in which males around the world grow moustaches throughout November each year to raise […]

Aircraft

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 […]