Top News on British Airways

  • RAF TriStars to be scrapped after US sale falls through


    The Royal Air Force’s last four TriStar tanker/transports are due to be flown to a breaker's yard in the UK on 25 March, with the service's Voyagers having assumed their responsibilities.


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  • RAF TriStars to fly final sortie


    ​The UK Royal Air Force will conduct its final operational sortie with the Lockheed TriStar on 24 March, with a pair of...


  • Comair has options for eight more 737 Max jets: chief


    South African carrier Comair has “floating options” for a further eight Boeing 737-800 Max 8 twinjets on top of its...


  • BA yet to decide on fate of 747 damaged in Johannesburg


    British Airways has yet to make its decision whether to repair the Boeing 747-400 that struck a building whilst taxiing...


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  • ANALYSIS: American keeping new aircraft types at launch bases

    News | 18 Apr 2014 18:23 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines added the Airbus A319, Boeing 777-300ER and Embraer 175 to its fleet in 2013, none of which have yet to fly much beyond their initial bases.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-American-keeping-new-aircraft-types-at-launch-bases-398379/
  • Aeromexico to deploy 787 to London

    News | 16 Apr 2014 13:50 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Aeromexico will introduce the Boeing 787 on its Mexico City-London flights this month, upgauging from the Boeing 767 aircraft it operates on the route.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeromexico-to-deploy-787-to-London-398305/
  • ​BA edges closer to London biofuel plant

    News | 16 Apr 2014 08:10 | Michael Gubisch

    British Airways has completed the initial engineering design for a planned joint venture biofuel plant and is expecting to break ground on the Thames Estuary facility in about a year’s time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BA-edges-closer-to-London-biofuel-plant-398269/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 7-14 April 2014

    News | 14 Apr 2014 10:08 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Southwest Airlines buys 737-700s from Apollohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-7-14-April-2014-398198/
  • Fire on BA 747 persisted after IFE not powered down

    News | 10 Apr 2014 09:27 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Cabin crew struggled to extinguish an in-flight entertainment system fire on a British Airways Boeing 747-400 because the unit was not electrically isolated beforehand, investigators have determined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fire-on-BA-747-persisted-after-IFE-not-powered-down-398109/
  • INTERIORS: Luggage concept gets out of hand

    News | 09 Apr 2014 13:36 | Kerry Reals

    ​A conceptual automated system to enable passengers to deposit their hand luggage inside the skin of an aircraft when they board received mixed reviews during a panel discussion hosted yesterday by German Aerospace Industries Association BDLI (Stand 7C19).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERIORS-Luggage-concept-gets-out-of-hand-398046/