Tag: British Airways

Airlines Technology Signs Pact with British Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airlines Technology (AT), an IT solutions provider funded by Travel Startups, has signed a commercial agreement with British Airways as an interface between the airline and its passenger for creating seamless travel experience. While ticketing aggregators and travel portals provide sketchy information about fares and schedules, Airlines Technology, working on the International Air Transport Association […]

Qatar Airways and British Airways’ Announce Joint Business Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qatar Airways and British Airways’ parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), has announced a joint business agreement, which will come into effect on 30 October 2016. The joint business will benefit customers by offering a wider choice of flights, an enhanced network, greater choice of fares and superior benefits for members of their frequent flyer […]

Recruitment Drive for New Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways is recruiting new pilots for its expanding fleet of Embraer jet aircraft at London City Airport. An ambitious recruitment programme is launched this month to find both direct entry captains and first officers to join BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways’ subsidiary that operates from the Docklands airport to more than 30 […]

British Airways Cabin Crew Vote for Industrial Action

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways cabin crew have voted for industrial action over the airline’s new “unfair” performance scheme. The 8,800-strong British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association (BASSA), a section of the Unite union, voted 91 percent for industrial action short of a strike, the union said. Cabin crew say that the new performance management scheme is a […]

British Airways Completes Boeing 747 Cabin Refresh

Reading Time: 2 minutes British Airways has completed the major makeover of 18 of the airline’s iconic Boeing 747s to give them the look and feel of their newest aircraft. Each jumbo jet now features a refreshed interior and state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system – as well as extra seats for customers flying in Club World. The first aircraft to […]

Lufthansa, Thomas Cook and TUI Resumes Flights To Turkey

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa and tour operators Thomas Cook and TUI have resumed flights to Turkey following the failed coup against President Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of the military coup attempt, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000. The government said it was in full […]

British Airways Suspend Flights To Sharm el-Sheikh Indefinitely

Reading Time: 2 minutes British Airways has suspended flights to Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh resort indefinitely amid terror fears in a blow to the country’s tourism. No flights have operated between the UK and the resort after a terrorist bomb brought down a Russian passenger plane in November killing 224 people. The Government suspended flights to Sharm el- Sheik on […]

Airbus Could Be Squeezing in More Seats Onto Its A380 Jets

Reading Time: 2 minutes AIRBUS could be making a controversial change to the biggest passenger jet in the world — and you might not like it. The European aircraft manufacturer is looking to squeeze in an extra economy seat in each row on its A380 jumbo jets, bumping the total number of seats from 10 across to 11. This […]

British Airways to Launch Its Longest Nonstop Route

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways is launching the only direct flight between London and Santiago in Chile from January 3, 2017. Santiago will become the airline’s lengthiest long-haul route, taking 14 hours 40 minutes, nearly an hour more than the current longest flight of 13 hours 50 minutes service to Buenos Aires. The four-a-week flight will be served […]

British Airways Airbus A380 Lands With Square Tire

Reading Time: < 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A380 aircraft which took of from Hong Kong, landed at London Heathrow Airport with a square tire. The aircraft, an Airbus A380, registration G-XLEB, was performing flight BA32. According to AvHerald, the crew received a tyre pressure indication after reaching top of climb. Checking flightradar24 data, it is seen that the […]