Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates (W/C June 5, 2023)

By Aaron Karp Jun 06, 2023
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Airports & Networks

U.S. DOT Fines British Airways $1.1M Over Pandemic-Era Refund Problems

By Alan Dron Jun 02, 2023
The DOT said June 1 that it is imposing the fine for BA failing to provide timely refunds to passengers for flights to and from the U.S. during the pandemic.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

50 New Routes Starting In June 2023

By David Casey Jun 01, 2023
A string of new transatlantic routes being launched by Air Canada, British Airways, JetBlue and Norse Atlantic Airways are among the more eye-catching flights.
Airports & Networks

Where Does The Airbus A380 Fly? May 2023 Update

By David Casey May 26, 2023
An update on the global operations of the Airbus A380.
Airports & Networks

Airlines Hope Strong Demand Holds Steady After A Busy Summer

By Helen Massy-Beresford May 18, 2023
No immediate slowdown in robust demand is in sight, carriers say.
Airlines & Lessors

IAG Profitable In First Quarter, Unlike Air France-KLM, Lufthansa

By Jens Flottau May 05, 2023
International Airlines Group (IAG) expects to be at 97% of 2019 capacity levels in 2023.
Airlines & Lessors

Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates (W/C April 24, 2023)

By David Casey Apr 28, 2023
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Airports & Networks

Pittsburgh Airport, IAG To Work Together On Technology

By Aaron Karp Apr 19, 2023
The partnership comes as IAG-owned British Airways is boosting frequencies to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) this summer.
Airports & Networks

American Eyes Multi Uses Of Airbus XLR; Leverages BA Partnership In Transatlantic

By Karen Walker Mar 23, 2023
American Airlines says the multifaceted XLR was the aircraft equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife.
Airports & Networks

British Airways, South Africa’s Airlink Sign Codeshare Deal

By Aaron Karp Feb 08, 2023
BA previously partnered with Comair, a South African airline that ceased flying in 2022.
Airports & Networks

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Map Out China Return

By David Casey Feb 03, 2023
The UK airlines will resume their Chinese networks during the first half of the year.
Airports & Networks

British Airways Gets Formal Approval For Gatwick Subsidiary

By David Casey Dec 07, 2022
British Airways will now begin transferring operations to the London Gatwick-based Euroflyer offshoot.
Airlines & Lessors

Oneworld Member Airlines Moving To JFK’s Renovated Terminal 8

By Kurt Hofmann Dec 01, 2022
American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair on Dec. 1 moved their operations at JFK to the newly remodeled and expanded Terminal 8.
Airports & Networks

European Carriers Continue To Slim Schedules

By Alan Dron Jul 06, 2022
European airlines are again reducing their flight schedules in the face of staff shortages, rising COVID-19 infections and capacity shortfalls in areas such as air traffic control.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Continues To Cut Flights In June

By Victoria Moores Apr 27, 2022
British Airways (BA) appears to be continuing to feel the operational pinch of COVID-19 absences, with further flight capacity being removed from the carrier’s planned June schedules.
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways, EasyJet Cancel Flights Citing Staff Illness, Shortages

By Victoria Moores Apr 05, 2022
UK carriers British Airways and easyJet faced further schedule disruption April 5 because of high staff sickness rates, driven by a national surge in COVID-19 cases.
Airlines & Lessors

IAG To Make ‘Significant Profit’ In 2022, CEO Gallego Says

By Jens Flottau Feb 25, 2022
International Airlines Group plans to resume substantial investments in fleet upgrades now that the company expects to return to significant profits in 2022.
Airlines & Lessors

5G Rollout Concerns Led To U.S.-Bound Flight Cancellations

By Ben Goldstein Jan 19, 2022
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.
Airlines & Lessors

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