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British Airways

BA Blaze Traced to Fatigue Crack

Investigators have traced an engine failure suffered by a British Airways Boeing 777 in Las Vegas in 2015 to a fatigue crack in its GE Aviation GE90 powerplant.  The aircraft, G-VIIO (c/n 29320), had commenced its take-off roll from McCarran

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Loganair Lands BA Tie-Up

  Scottish regional carrier Loganair has signed a new codeshare partnership with British Airways (BA).  The deal, which comes into effect on September 1, coincides with the launch of independent operations by the Glasgow-based carrier and will see the two

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Contingency Plans at BA

British Airways (BA) has struck a deal with Qatar Airways to acquire up to nine Airbus narrowbody aircraft to cover its operations during planned strike action.  The aircraft, including both A320s and A321s, are due to be wet-leased from July

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Titan Airways Adds A318

UK charter specialist Titan Airways will take delivery of its first Airbus A318 this week. The Stansted-based carrier plans to use the former British Airways jet, G-EUNB (c/n 4039), in a 32-seat all-Business Class configuration for high-end short- and long-haul

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Flybe Launches at Heathrow

Flybe has launched scheduled flights from London/Heathrow.  The Exeter-based regional carrier introduced its first of 40 weekly connections from the capital to Aberdeen and Edinburgh on March 26, operated by its fleet of Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 turboprops. Flybe CEO Christine Ourmieres-Widener

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Manchester Expansion for BA

British Airways will launch seven new routes from Manchester Airport this summer as well as adding three new destinations to its Stansted operations. From May, the carrier will begin seasonal services from Manchester to Alicante, Malaga, Ibiza, Palma, Mykonos and

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Loganair Flies Solo

Scottish carrier Loganair will operate flights in its own right for the first time in almost 25 years.  The Glasgow-based airline will adopt a new tartan-themed livery from September 1 to coincide with the conclusion of its ten-year franchise agreement

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Green Light for Iberia

Iberia has received regulatory approval to co-operate on services between Europe and Japan.  The International Airlines Group (IAG) subsidiary has been granted anti-trust immunity (ATI) by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and is now expected to join

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BA is Victorious

British Airways (BA) has firmly embraced the Olympic spirit by applying special markings to a Boeing 747-400. The jet, G-CIVA (c/n 27092), now bears the new name ‘VictoRIOus’ and will be used to fly Team GB and ParalympicsGB home from

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VIDEO: London from Above

British Airways has released a cockpit video showing the final approach its Airbus A318s make into London City Airport, to celebrate the carrier’s Business Class only service clocking up 25 million miles. The footage shows the view from the cockpit

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