BRITISH AIRWAYS NEWS

 

Price takes up chief marketing role with bmi

Breaking Travel News  2018-01-17 15:37:32

bmi has appointed Antony Price as director marketing & customer with immediate effect. Price brings over 20 years? aviation experience and has held senior leadership positions with Air New Zealand and ...

Passenger left covered in bites after a $7500 British Airways flight

The New Zealand Herald  2018-01-13 00:21:20

Given the hefty price tag and prestige, it's the last place you would expect to find bedbugs.But a man has complained of being bitten by the insects in British Airways business class.Passenger Mike Gregory, ...

British Airways over-hauls catering in World Traveller cabin

Breaking Travel News  2018-01-08 11:04:17

British Airways is today announcing a multi-million-pound investment in its World Traveller (long-haul economy cabin) catering, introducing an exciting and expanded new menu, which provides more quantity ...

Monarch slot deal sees British Airways offer biggest Gatwick season in a decade

Breaking Travel News  2018-01-04 15:35:33

British Airways stepping its operations at Gatwick, with summer 2018 is set to see the airline?s biggest schedule there in almost a decade. In summer 2017 the airline operated around 1,000 flights a week ...

BA owner IAG to buy insolvent Austrian holiday airline Niki

Reuters  2017-12-29 21:59:25

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - British Airways' owner IAG said on Friday it would buy Niki, Air Berlin's insolvent Austrian holiday airline, for 20 million euros ($24.01 million) and provide additional liquidity ...

IAG is remaining bidder for insolvent airline Niki: source

Reuters  2017-12-28 13:44:46

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - British Airways owner IAG is negotiating exclusively with Niki's insolvency administrator to take over the collapsed Austrian airline, a source close to the process said on Thursday.

IAG among bidders chosen for Austrian airline Niki: sources

Reuters  2017-12-22 16:02:08

BERLIN (Reuters) - IAG , the owner of British Airways and low-cost carrier Vueling, is one of the four bidders selected for the final stages of talks over the assets of insolvent Austrian airline Niki, ...

British Airways begins biometric boarding at LAX

Air Transport World  2017-12-19 16:26:00

British Airways (BA) has begun trialing self-service biometric boarding gates on international flights out of the US, working in partnership with Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).read more

British Airways signs codeshare deal with China Southern Airlines

Breaking Travel News  2017-12-19 09:38:04

British Airways customers are set to gain access to even more Chinese cities thanks to a new codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines.

BA sees new distribution capability as tool in battle with low-cost carriers

Breaking Travel News  2017-12-18 09:26:06

British Airways is to launch more content in the first half of 2018 to the travel trade thanks to new distribution capability, starting with new short-haul price points.

Passengers spent seven hours on a flight that essentially went nowhere

The New Zealand Herald  2017-12-12 07:31:02

A British Airways flight from Berlin to Heathrow took off five hours late yesterday, but then turned around within sight of the UK coast and returned to the German capital, leaving around 180 passengers ...

British Airways launches new defined contribution pension scheme

Breaking Travel News  2017-12-09 04:15:20

International Airlines Group?s subsidiary British Airways has decided, following consultation with its trade unions and employees, to launch a flexible benefits scheme incorporating a new defined contribution ...

British Airways launches new defined contribution pension scheme

Breaking Travel News  2017-12-09 03:00:35

International Airlines Group?s subsidiary British Airways has decided, following consultation with its trade unions and employees, to launch a flexible benefits scheme incorporating a new defined contribution ...

British Airways unveils updated website

Breaking Travel News  2017-11-30 15:47:41

British Airways? website has received a make-over that delivers a new look and feel and makes managing bookings, accessing the Executive Club and visiting the site from mobile phones and tablets even easier.

British Airways welcomes Mandarin-speaking customer service reps to Heathrow

Breaking Travel News  2017-11-27 04:33:41

British Airways has introduced Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5, to help customers on their journey through the airport.

From flight deck gadgets to the pilot bunks, A380 captain reveals what it's like to fly the biggest passenger aircraft in the world

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-26 00:15:25

'It really is very very quiet ? both inside and outside,' says British Airways captain Claire Bunton.The 48-year-old has been flying the A380 for two years now and has kindly agreed to tell the DailyMail ...

Drunk off-duty cabin crew manager 'groped' male passenger

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-21 22:58:30

A drunken off-duty British Airways cabin crew manager, who twice groped a snoozing male business-class passenger between the legs on a long-haul flight to Bangkok, was spared jail in the UK.Paul Speak, ...

FTSE 100 up but IAG shares slide

BBC News  2017-10-27 08:13:19

Shares in the British Airways owner open lower despite the airline group reporting higher profits.

Avis Budget Group expands IAG partnership

Breaking Travel News  2017-10-20 08:51:06

Avis Budget Group and International Airlines Group have renewed and expanded their global partnership. As part of the exclusive multi-year deal, Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental will be the only car ...

British Airways extends codeshare deal with Finnair

Breaking Travel News  2017-10-19 09:28:49

British Airways will place its codes on several of Finnair?s European destinations including the new non-stop flights from London Gatwick to Kittilä and Ivalo.