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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.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways’ headquarters to mark the airline’s centenary

Her Majesty The Queen visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. While at Waterside Her Majesty The Queen...

British Airways launches thrice-weekly flights to Islamabad

The airline starts a three-per-week service on June 2 Customers will enjoy a state-of-the-art inflight experience on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner A...

Severe turbulence in British Airways Boeing 777 injures 14 passengers

On 6 May, a British Airways Boeing 777-200 (G-VIIR) operating flight BA2167 from London London Gatwick to Tampa, U.S. encountered severe turbulence during the...

Travel of the future happening now: 250,000 British Airways customers are using biometric technology on international flights

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US More than a quarter of a...

British Airways stops offering the Financial Times to passengers

British Airways (BA) has stopped offering the Financial Times (FT) to passengers in response to negative stories about it in the paper, a source...

British Airways flight between London Gatwick and Salzburg diverts to Brussels after smoke in the cockpit

On 11 April, a British Airways Airbus A319 (G-DBCG) operating flight BA2652 between London Gatwick to Salzburg diverted to Brussels Airport. Pilots reported smoke...

All four British Airways heritage liveries in one incredible shot

British Airways has, for the first time today (9 April), brought together its four heritage liveried aircraft which were repainted to mark the airline’s...

British Airways voted top brand in Britain

British Airways has been voted the number one British brand in both the consumer and business Superbrands lists for 2019. Over 1,500 brands were included...

“Speedbird 100”, first beer brewed at 40,000 ft on a British Airways Boeing 787 flight

British Airways and Scottish craft brewery, BrewDog, have teamed up to create a transatlantic IPA to celebrate the airline’s centenary, and in a world...

British Airways operates first early morning flight from Inverness to London for more than 20 years

The first British Airways early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow for more than two decades took off from the Highland capital this morning. British...

Five of UK’s biggest airlines are facing a legal action which claims that crew is regularly exposed to toxic fumes

Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union representing cabin crew, called on the airline industry to take urgent action to tackle toxic cabin air as...

WDL Aviation BAe 146, operating a British Airways flight to Dusseldorf, mistakenly lands at Edinburgh Airport

Errare humanum est, but this is definitely a strange story: on 25 March, a WDL Aviation BAe 146-200 (D-AMGL) operating flight BA3271 between London...

British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo from London Gatwick

Milan Bergamo Airport has announced that from 1 September 2019, UK flag carrier and oneworld member, British Airways, will begin operations from the airport....

The final British Airways Heritage livery arrives at Heathrow as centenary celebrations continue

A Boeing 747 in the Negus design touched down at Heathrow this morning This is the fourth British Airways aircraft in a heritage...

British Airways’ final retro livery aircraft (Negus) is about to leave the paint shop

On 21 March, the final British Airways retro livery aircraft will be leaving the paint shop at Dublin Airport. The Boeing 747-400 (G-CIVB) in...

British Airways to launch flights between London Heathrow and Dammam, Saudi Arabia

From 1 December, British Airways will fly from London Heathrow to global business hub, Dammam in Saudi Arabia. The route will be the only...

British Airways reveals new business class seat – ‘Club Suite’ ; first installed on Airbus A350

British Airways has unveiled its highly-anticipated new business class seat - 'Club Suite' - and confirmed it will arrive on the first of its...

Air Belgium lands a new ACMI contract with British Airways to fly between London Heathrow and Toronto Pearson

After many similar contracts with British Airways for flights to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Newark, Air Belgium has signed an agreement with the British...

Negus design on a Boeing 747 will complete British Airways Heritage livery set

  Rumours confirmed as the airline reveals that the Negus design from 1974 to 1980 will adorn a Boeing 747 Aircraft is currently in...

British Airways’ Boeing 747 in Landor livery has landed at London Heathrow

On Saturday morning, the British Airways Boeing 747-400 (G-BNLY) with distinct Landor livery returned to London Heathrow after her paint job at the IAC...