Tag: British Airways

Which Airlines Are Still Flying Iconic Airbus A380?

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Airbus A380. The superjumbo. The giant. The icon of modern aviation. Whatever you call it, it is still world’s biggest commercial aircraft ever built. It is an eye-catching flying object for those not related to aviation. It is a breathtaking experience for ordinary flyers travelling with the A380. It is a spectacular view for […]

British Airways Prepares for Three Days of Pilot Strike in September

Reading Time: 1 minute The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) has sent a note to British Airways announcing about the three upcoming days of strike in September: 9th, 10th and 27th. According to BALPA’s statement, British Airways were offered a number of packages that would satisfy pilots and resolve the issues. However, “did not accept any of these packages”. […]

British Airways Closer to Powering Future Fleet with Sustainable Jet Fuel

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways is one step closer to powering its future fleet with sustainable jet fuel made from rubbish. Plans have been submitted to develop Europe’s first household and commercial solid-waste to sustainable-fuels plant. Altalto Immingham, a subsidiary of renewable fuels company Velocys and a collaborator with British Airways and Shell, has submitted a planning application […]

British Airways Welcomes Its First Airbus A350-1000

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways, the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom, has finally welcomed its first out of 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The plane which arrived at the airline’s hub at London Heathrow, makes British Airways the first within the International Airlines Group (IAG) to operate this type. Prior to deploying the widebody aircraft for long-haul […]

British Airways Pilots Vote for Strike Action

Reading Time: 2 minutes UPDATE | 24 July, 2019 According to BALBA statement, the High Court judge presiding over the case determined that the pilots union had issued its ballot correctly and therefore the ballot result could stand. “We ask that BA thinks hard about why 93% of our members feel so strongly about taking strike action”, the statement […]

Fumes Injure Passengers and Cabin Crew on British Airways Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A320-200 was enroute near Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew decided to divert to Frankfurt reporting smoke in the cockpit and cabin. A number of passengers and cabin crew felt unwell. The aircraft landed safely on Frankfurt’s runway 07C about 35 minutes later. A number of passengers and crew needed medical assistance. […]

Pilots Hospitalized after Fumes Occur on Board of British Airways A321

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-EUXG performing flight BA-814 from London Heathrow, EN (UK) to Copenhagen (Denmark), was descending towards Copenhagen when the flight crew donned their oxygen masks due to fumes on board. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 22L. Both pilots were taken to a hospital. The return flight […]

14 Injured as British Airways Boeing 777 Enters Turbulence

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 777-200, performing flight A-2167 from London Gatwick to Tampa, FL (USA), was enroute at FL390 about 500nm northeast of Bermuda when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 12 passengers and 2 crew. The aircraft continued to Tampa for a safe landing about 3.5 hours later. The FAA reported 12 passengers […]

British Airways Heritage Liveries All Come Together

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways, which is celebrating its centenary this year, has brought together four of its aircraft in heritage liveries along with the fifth plane in the current livery to record in a unique photograph all the iconic BA designs. The unique “get-together” also marked another milestone. Already 50,000 travellers have flown on these special aircraft […]

British Airways Unveils Its New A350 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways has unveiled its highly-anticipated new business class seat – ‘Club Suite’ – and confirmed it will arrive on the first of its A350 aircraft in July. The airline’s sophisticated and newly-branded ‘Club Suite’ offers direct-aisle access, a suite door for greater privacy and luxurious flat-bed seats in a 1-2-1 configuration with 40 per […]