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 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...

British Airways will launch a twice-weekly summer service to Charleston

Customers can swing their way to charming Charleston next summer as British Airways launches a new route to the soulful South Carolina city. · Flights...

British Airways’ summer 2019 schedule shapes up: Preveza (Greece) and Bastia (Corsica) new destinations

Customers can start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Preveza in Greece and Bastia in Corsica...

The British Competition and Markets Authority investigates the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement (American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Finnair)

The CMA is investigating the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement between American Airlines, members of International Airlines Group (British Airways and Iberia) and Finnair under...

British Airways gives New York JFK Terminal 7 a First class refurbishment

British Airways has officially opened the doors to a luxurious new First lounge at New York’s JFK Terminal 7, to gold cardholders and customers...

British Airways increases frequencies to Nashville

Nashville is the fastest new route to move to a daily service in 10 years Additional two weekly services added on the flight...

British Airways official airline of Team UK for the Invictus Games in Australia

British Airways is proud to announce it will be the official airline partner of Team UK, a 72-strong group of wounded, injured and sick...

​British Airways celebrates 60 years since operating the first jet engine flight across the Atlantic

Sixty years ago, British Airways, then called BOAC - British Overseas Airways Corporation - became the first airline to fly a turbo jet engine...

British Airways to close Hong Kong base, 85 cabin crew members made redundant

For economic reasons, British Airways has decided to close its Hong Kong base. 85 cabin crew members have received a - rather cold -...

British Airways launches Munich flights from London City; extra flights to other cities

British Airways is to launch new three-times-a-day flights from London City Airport to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich next year. The year-round flights, which start on February 16,...

British Airways to launch four weekly flights towards Osaka-Kansai, Japan

British Airways customers are set to soak up Osaka next summer as the airline is launching direct flights to Japan’s second largest city. The...

Air Belgium extends deal with British Airways; operating flights between London Heathrow and Abu Dhabi

Between 3 and 5 September, Air Belgium operated British Airways flights between London Heathrow and Cairo. Between 15 September and 4 October onward, the...

Theft of customer data from British Airways’ website and mobile app: info from 380,000 credit cards stolen

British Airways is investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer data from its website, ba.com and the airline’s mobile app. The...

British Airways partners with Indian domestic airline Vistara

British Airways and Indian domestic carrier, Vistara, have today announced a new partnership that will open up more routes between London and India than...

Freddie for take-off ! A Bohemian Rhapsody baggage handlers tribute

https://youtu.be/oWQ5K4lsucQ Mercury worked as a Heathrow baggage handler before he joined Queen in 1970 British Airways and Heathrow staff will celebrate Freddie For A...