Tag: British Airways

British Airways Owner Stops Selling Shares to Non-EU Investors

Reading Time: 1 minute IAG, the owner of British Airways, announced that it stops selling its shares to non-EU investors. Under the EU rules, at least 50% of an airline’s stock must be EU-owned. Currently, the amount of shares owned by non-EU investors in the IAG reaches 47.5 per cent. IAG Group includes 5 airlines: Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, […]

British Airways A320 Reports Fumes in Flight Deck and Cabin

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A320-200, performing flight BA-993 from Berlin Tegel (Germany) to London Heathrow (UK), reported fumes in flight deck and cabin. Aircraft was enroute at FL360 near Amsterdam when the crew reported that there had been fumes briefly on the flight deck, which quickly dissipated, however, strong fumes occurred in the cabin prompting cabin […]

British Airways Boeing 747 Reports Smoke in Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 747-400, performing flight from Boston (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), reported smoke in cockpit. Aircraft was enroute at FL390 about 100nm north of Moncton (Canada) when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared Mayday reporting smoke in the cockpit and decided to return to Boston. The aircraft descended to FL380 for the […]

British Airways Airbus A320 Reported Burning Odour in Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A320-200, performing flight from London Gatwick (UK) to Turin (Italy), reported burning odour in cockpit. Aircraft was enroute at FL350 about 25nm southwest of Paris (France) when the crew decided to divert to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport reporting a burning odour in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely in Charles de […]

#AVGEEK | British Airways Waves Farewell to Iconic Boeing 767

Reading Time: 1 minute After nearly 30 years of service, British Airways has retired the last of its Boeing 767 aircraft. On Sunday, 25 November, 2018, the iconic airline’s plane performed the last commercial flight from Larnaca in Cyprus to Heathrow. It is estimated that particularly this aircraft has carried around 4 million customers across nearly 23,000 flights. The […]

British Airways Boeing 747-400 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 747-400, performing flight from New York JFK (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), experienced  a bird strike. A post flight inspection showed a bird had impacted the nose of the aircraft. The aircraft remained on the ground in London for about 12 hours, then departed for the next flight to JFK.

Cyber Attack on British Airways Affected up to 185,000 Customers

Reading Time: 1 minute International Airlines Group (IAG), owner of British Airways, has revealed the possibility that an additional 185,000 customers’ data may have been compromised. British Airways confirmed  77,000 customers’ payment cards details including name, billing address, email address, payment information including card number, expiry date and security codes had potentially been compromised, plus an additional 108,000 without […]

British Airways Boeing 747-400 Could Not Retract Nose Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 747-400, performing flight from Chicago O’Hare (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), was climbing out of Chicago when the crew requested to stop climb at 15,000 feet advising, they were unable to accelerate beyond 190 KIAS while working on a technical issue. The crew advised no assistance was needed, they wanted to […]

British Airways Announces New Partnership with Indian Carrier

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways and Indian domestic carrier, Vistara, have announced a new partnership that will open up more routes between London and India than ever before. As part of the new agreement customers can book seats on Vistara flights to destinations across India from Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. Seats are available to buy on ba.com from […]

British Airways Announce Commitment for Three 777 Airplanes

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and British Airways today announced a commitment for three 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. British Airways will take the 777s on an operating lease with a leasing company. “We are delighted that British Airways, one of the world’s leading airlines, has again chosen the Boeing 777 for its long-haul fleet,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice […]