British Airways

Video: BA Welcomes First A350-1000

British Airways (BA) has accepted its first Airbus A350-1000, making it the first operator of the larger variant in Europe. The maiden example, G-XWBA (c/n 326), touched down at the centenarian carrier’s London/Heathrow base on July 27 after a 24-hour

Posted in News Tagged with: , , , , ,

Pictures: British Airways Marks Centenary with Red Arrows

British Airways (BA) has flown a Boeing 747-400 with the RAF’s Red Arrows aerobatic team as part of its ongoing centenary celebrations. The formation flew over the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) – the world’s largest military airshow – at

Posted in News Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Industrial Action Threat as BA Talks Break Down

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has announced that its talks with British Airways have broken down without agreement. The two organisations had been holding conciliation talks at conciliation body ACAS over recent days in a long-running dispute over pay

Posted in News Tagged with: , , ,

IAG Announcement Gives MAX Desperately Needed Boost

After several turbulent months, Boeing’s embattled 737 MAX airliner has been bolstered by a Letter of Intent for 200 examples from International Airlines Group (IAG). The deal, worth in excess of $24bn at list prices, is the type’s first sale

Posted in News Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

Royal Seal of Approval

Her Majesty The Queen has visited British Airways headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow, as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. During her visit on May 23, the Queen was introduced to cabin crew who were dressed in heritage uniforms from across

Posted in News Tagged with: , , ,

Revamp for BA at Johannesburg

British Airways (BA) has announced that its two airline lounges at Johannesburg/OR Tambo will close this week to undergo refurbishment works. BA’s Galleries First and Galleries Club facilities at the South African hub will be out of use for guests,

Posted in News Tagged with: ,

US Carriers Lead Global Brand Race

Brand Finance, an independent business valuation and strategy consultancy, has published its 2019 rankings of major global airlines. It charts carriers by estimating likely future revenues via the calculation of a royalty rate that would be charged for the brand’s

Posted in News Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

First Look: BA’s New ‘Club Suite’

British Airways has unveiled its new business class seat, which the carrier has branded as its ‘Club Suite’. The Heathrow-based airline has confirmed the product will debut on the first of its Airbus A350-1000 jets in July. An enormous step

Posted in News Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Third BA Retrojet Revealed

The third in a series of four British Airways (BA) heritage liveries has entered service. A second Boeing 747-400, G-BNLY (c/n 27090), has returned to the Landor colours it wore when delivered on February 10, 1993. The design, worn by

Posted in News Tagged with: , , ,

British European Airways Reappears

British Airways has unveiled the second of a series of heritage liveries to mark its centenary later this year. The aircraft, Airbus A319 G-EUPJ (c/n 1232), touched down at London/Heathrow on March 4 in its new British European Airways (BEA)

Posted in News Tagged with: , , ,


Our Instant Issue Service sends you an email whenever a new issue of Airliner World is out. SAVE ON QUEUES - FREE P&P