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British Airways

British Airways, often shortened to BA, is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size. When measured by passengers carried, it is second-largest in the United Kingdom behind easyJet. The airline is based in Waterside near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport.

British Airways launches new flights to Munich from London City airport

Customers at London’s Munich Cricket Club joined in a traditional Bavarian toast to the newest British Airways’ route to launch from London City Airport. Cabin...

British Airways’ Boeing 747 in BOAC livery has arrived at London Heathrow

British Airways' Boeing 747-400 with BOAC livery (G-BYGC) has arrived at London Heathrow airport. The arrival coincides with the Boeing 747 first flight 50th...

[Valentine’s Day] British Airways upgrades 100 couples from Economy to First

A FIRST CLASS VALENTINE’S DAY FROM BRITISH AIRWAYS To celebrate Valentine’s day, British Airways this week surprised 100 customers with the trip of a lifetime,...

[Valentine’s Day] British Airways schedules a Buenos Aires flight staffed only with couples

Valentine’s Day has just taken a new dimension: today, British Airways is showing that love is really in the air by staffing an entire...

Concorde droop-nose fully functional for 50th anniversary

Soon, you can watch Concorde droop-nose as if it were approaching the runway. This year marks 50 years since Concorde’s maiden flight - from Toulouse...

British Airways enhances its help centre for customers with cancelled or delayed flights

BRITISH AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES ITS LATEST INITIATIVE TO ENHANCE CUSTOMER SERVICE – WITH A BESPOKE NEW ONLINE HELP CENTRE As part of its £6.5bn investment for...

British Airways Airbus A380 encounters flaps retraction problem, dumps fuel and returns to Heathrow

On 8 February, a British Airways Airbus A380 (G-XLEA) departed London Heathrow for flight BA27 to Hong Kong. The aircraft, however, encountered a flaps...

British Airways to move to Terminal 8 at New York JFK in 2022

British Airways has today announced it is moving to a new location in Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy airport.  The airline is investing...

British Airways relies on Air Belgium to link London Heathrow and New York Newark (from 1 April 2019)

From 1 April 2019 until 8 June 2019, Air Belgium will fly from London Heathrow to New York Newark for British Airways (flights BA185/BA184). By...

To celebrate its 100th birthday, British Airways will paint a Boeing 747 in British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC)-livery

A BOAC-liveried Boeing 747, reg: G-BYGC, will arrive back at Heathrow from the paint factory on February 18 to enter the airline’s flying...

SUN-AIR celebrated inaugural flight for daily service from Hamburg to Friedrichshafen (Lake Constance)

Just 80 minutes to Lake Constance: the Danish regional airline SUN-AIR returned to Hamburg Airport this week with two daily flights to Friedrichshafen. SUN-AIR...

British Airways invests to improve its Premium Economy class World Traveller Plus

BRITISH AIRWAYS’ £6.5BN INVESTMENT PLAN LATEST: WORLD TRAVELLER PLUS CHANGES ROLLOUT Customers travelling in British Airways’ premium economy cabin, World Traveller Plus are about to...

British Airways to launch new Croatian route in Summer 2019: London City – Split

British Airways customers will be able to fly to the Croatian city of Split from London City Airport for the very first time next...

After an interruption of nearly a decade, British Airways resumes flights to Islamabad

British Airways has today announced that it will fly again from Heathrow to Islamabad from 2 June 2019. The airline discontinued the route about a...

British Airways bids farewell to iconic Boeing 767 with a last flight from Larnaca to Heathrow

767 first entered fleet in 1990, flying over 425,000 commercial flights Last commercial flight took place yesterday, Larnaca – Heathrow, before being retired...

British Airways expanding to 19 weekly flights between Berlin Tegel and London City during winter season

BA CityFlyer is expanding its range of flights and will fly a total of 19 times a week from Tegel to London City...

British Airways launches flights from London City to Rome

Everyone is talking Italian at London City Airport this week where British Airways is celebrating the launch of new flights to the capital city...

Runway lighting issues on both Heathrow’s runways disrupted air traffic

Flight disruptions at London Heathrow, one of Europe's biggest airports, this morning following earlier runway lighting issues on both runways. Several long-haul flights were...

British Airways Airbus A380 to Los Angeles returns to London Heathrow after engine failure

On 6 November around 16:05 (UTC +0), a British Airways Airbus A380 (G-XLEE) departed from London Heathrow destination Los Angeles as BA269. About one...

British Airways’ theft of customer data much bigger than originally thought

On 25 October, British Airways announced that - on top of the 380,000 credit cards -  another 185,000 people are affected by the theft...