5G Rollout Concerns Led To U.S.-Bound Flight Cancellations
Several global airlines canceled a host of flights to the U.S. to shield their aircraft from potential radio altimeter interference caused by the looming rollout of 5G C-band service across the country.
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British Airways, Qatar Airways Strengthen Links

By Alan Dron Dec 17, 2021
British Airways (BA) and Qatar Airways plan to deepen their existing joint business partnership.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Signs Deal For Commercial-Quantity SAF

Dec 06, 2021
Under the deal, thousands of tons of SAF will be produced for the first time in the UK and supplied to power BA flights from early 2022. 
Airlines & Lessors

IAG Readies For Long-Haul Push As More Markets Open

By Lori Ranson Nov 05, 2021
International Airlines Group (IAG) believes it has turned a corner in its recovery and plans to restore over 100% of its pre-pandemic capacity on North Atlantic routes by next summer. 
Airlines & Lessors

Kenya Airways, British Airways To Codeshare

By David Casey Oct 26, 2021
The agreement will allow British Airways passengers to connect to 20 destinations across Africa and opens up 26 points in the UK and Europe for travelers with Kenya Airways.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways To Hire New Cabin Crew For Summer 2022

By Helen Massy-Beresford Oct 15, 2021
The recruitment drive comes after BA said that it is finally seeing a demand for travel return.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways To Bring Back A380s As U.S. Border Restrictions Ease

By Helen Massy-Beresford Oct 06, 2021
British Airways (BA) plans to remove four of its Airbus A380s from storage and return them to service as favorable revisions to U.S. air travel restrictions edge closer to fruition.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Forms SAF Partnership With Air BP

By Victoria Moores Sep 07, 2021
British Airways (BA) plans to acquire sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Air BP, giving passengers the option of contributing toward the additional cost.
Airlines & Lessors

AirBaltic Joining Holiday Bundling Trend

By Victoria Moores Jun 07, 2021
Latvian carrier airBaltic has become the latest EU airline to offer a bundled holiday product, following similar pushes by UK LCC easyJet and British Airways (BA).
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Adds Guernsey Routes, Ups Amber List Capacity

By David Casey May 12, 2021
British Airways has announced plans for two additional domestic services this summer alongside frequency increases on 13 short-haul European routes.
Airports & Routes

BA CEO Sees June Tipping Point For European Travel Return

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 26, 2021
Acceleration of European vaccination programs will spark an increase in travel demand, British Airways (BA) CEO Sean Doyle said, while calling for a cheaper, simpler coronavirus testing program in the UK. 
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Still Sees Place For Airbus A380 In Network

By Jens Flottau Apr 14, 2021
British Airways plans to keep the Airbus A380 in its fleet and still sees an important role for the type in its network as the airline emerges from the COVID-19 crisis. 
Airlines & Lessors

BA CityFlyer Adding Channel Islands, Gibraltar Routes

By David Casey Apr 09, 2021
British Airways is launching two new routes to Jersey (JER) and Gibraltar (GIB) from London City Airport (LCY). 
Airports & Routes

Backed By BA, ZeroAvia To Develop Hydrogen Propulsion For 50-Seaters

By Graham Warwick Mar 31, 2021
Hydrogen propulsion pioneer ZeroAvia has secured an investment from British Airways (BA) and kicked off development of a fuel-cell power train for 50-seat-plus regional aircraft. 
Emerging Technologies

British Airways Considers Sale Of Waterside Headquarters

By Guy Ferneyhough Mar 19, 2021
British Airways (BA) may sell its Waterside headquarters building next to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) as it assesses flexible working options for its office workers.
Airlines & Lessors

IAG Sees Long-Haul Outperforming International Short-Haul Flying

By Jens Flottau Feb 26, 2021
International Airlines Group (IAG) has seen growing revenue contributions from its long-haul business since July 2020 with the segment now contributing the majority of passenger revenues.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Improves Available Funding Levels

By Alan Dron Feb 22, 2021
British Airways (BA) has moved to further bolster its liquidity levels through the finalization or announcement of two financing agreements that will see the flag-carrier increase its available funds by £2.45 billion ($3.43 billion).
Airlines & Lessors

Last Stop For British Airways’ Babybus

By Alan Dron Feb 19, 2021
British Airways (BA) has disposed of the second and last of its Airbus A318s, with the aircraft being dispatched for scrapping in the Netherlands.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: European Airlines Push Sustainable Fuels Growth

By Helen Massy-Beresford Feb 10, 2021
With large parts of their fleets still grounded amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Europe’s airlines might be burning precious little fuel at the moment. 
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Invests In Sustainable Fuel Producer LanzaJet

By Graham Warwick Feb 09, 2021
British Airways is to invest in a sustainable aviation fuel plant to be built in the U.S. and anticipates receiving 7,500 metric tonnes a year of low-carbon jet fuel from the facility beginning at the end of 2022.
Aircraft & Propulsion

British Airways trials VeriFLY travel health app

By Linda Blachly Feb 01, 2021
British Airways (BA) will begin trialing a new travel health app, VeriFLY, with passengers who are eligible to travel between London and the US from Feb. 4.
Air Transport

British Airways Faces Class Action For Data Breach

By Alan Dron Jan 13, 2021
A 2018 cyber-attack on British Airways (BA) that led to the data of some 400,000 passengers being leaked is the subject of what has been described as the largest class action in UK legal history.
Airlines & Lessors

U.S. Approves Aer Lingus Entry Into Transatlantic Joint Venture

By Ben Goldstein Dec 23, 2020
Aer Lingus has won approval from the U.S. Transportation Department to enter into a transatlantic joint venture that also includes American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

British Airways Switches Some London Service Starting Points

By Alan Dron Dec 23, 2020
British Airways (BA) plans to transfer a small group of long-haul routes to London Gatwick from London Heathrow for the start of the airline industry’s summer season.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Culls Long-Haul Routes

By David Casey Dec 17, 2020
British Airways (BA) is scaling back its long-haul route network during the northern 2021 summer season as part of efforts to cut costs and adjust to the lower level of travel demand.
Airlines & Lessors