Ex-BA 747s NOT going to Russian airline
Rumours that Rossiya Airlines was set to buy seven British Airways jumbos proved to be false
BA to Retire 747s with Immediate Effect
UK flag carrier British Airways has confirmed that it intends to withdraw the Boeing 747 from its fleet with immediate effect.
BA Joins the Dreamliner Trio Club
British Airways has received its maiden Boeing 787-10, G-ZBLA (c/n 60637), after the widebody arrived at its London/Heathrow base on June 28.
Ryanair, BA and easyJet Launch Joint Legal Action Over Quarantine Measures
Three of Europe’s largest airlines have launched legal action against the UK government over its “flawed” 14-day quarantine measures.
IAG Chief Threatens Legal Action Over Quarantine Rules
Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways’ parent IAG, has said the group is considering taking legal action over the government’s mandatory quarantine for passengers arriving into the UK.
London City Reveals Return Plans
London City Airport has announced plans to resume commercial operations from the end of June. The restart comes after the facility halted all flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 25.
Transport Minister Grilled by MPs Over BA Job Losses
UK transport minister, Kelly Tolhurst has said the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) was “not designed” to allow companies to put their workers on furlough, only to then serve them with a notice of redundancy.
Willie Walsh: UK Quarantine Raises Relaunch Doubts
The chief executive of British Airways’ parent group IAG has said the company will need to review its plans to relaunch flights after the British prime minister Boris Johnson revealed proposals to implement a 14-day quarantine period for passengers arriving into the UK by air.
Coronavirus: Willie Walsh Warns of Further Cuts
The owner of British Airways has warned that further group wide restructuring will be “essential” for its survival and that it could take up to three years for passenger demand to return to normal.
British Airways Breaks Record
British Airways has made history by flying the quickest subsonic flight between New York/John F Kennedy and London/Heathrow.