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eTN ROAR: The truth about Euro skies

The European Commission found that the average fleet of British Airways is 12.9 years, Lufthansa [is] 11.2 and Etihad Airways is 4.9. It also focused on European Union airlines higher unit costs.

British Airways jet makes emergency landing at Heathrow

LONDON, England - A British Airways plane with 75 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Heathrow airport today after one of its engines caught fire.

Ryanair: EU acting bizarrely

Ryanair has accused the EU of acting bizarrely and making decisions on a political and not a commercial basis.

IAG and British Airways select the A350

After a thorough selection process, International Airline Group (IAG), and British Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to buy 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft plus 18 options, as part

Willie Walsh: Boeing will quickly resolve Dreamliner issues

DOHA, Qatar - The airline industry shares the confidence that Boeing will successfully resolve all problems in the Dreamliner 787 aircraft soon and it will be soon in service with leading airlines aro

British Airways pulls flight services to Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) – After almost four decades of flight services to Tanzania, British Airways (BA) pulled its flight services between London Heathrow and Tanzania’s capital city of Dar es Salaam over

Finnair to enter joint business with American Airlines, British Airways and...

HONG KONG - American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia celebrate a key milestone today as fellow oneworld® alliance member Finnair announces its intent to join the transatlantic joint business, es

Emirates reacts fast to British Airways withdrawal in Tanzania

(eTN) - While many in Tanzania are still struggling to come to terms with the announced withdrawal of British Airways (BA) from the skies over Dar es Salaam – the airline last week confirmed their

British Airways set to pull out of Dar es Salaam

(eTN) - Information was just confirmed from a regular aviation source in Dar es Salaam, that British Airways (BA) appears set to leave Tanzania’s commercial capital come March this year.

Virgin Atlantic to compete with BA on flights to Scotland

LONDON, England - Virgin Atlantic has won all of the London Heathrow take-off and landing slots that British Airways was forced to give up after the acquisition of bmi, and it aims to use them to comp

British Airways launches customer recognition program

HARMONDSWORTH, England - All companies in the customer service arena want to recognize their customers, and a new system developed by British Airways is set to take that recognition to a whole new lev

Japan Airlines and British Airways add to list of codeshare cities

Japan Airlines (JAL) and British Airways have agreed to add Rome, Milan, Bologna, Amsterdam and Warsaw to their list of codeshare cities from October 28, 2012, when JAL will place its flight indicator

British Airways launches new online deposit payments service

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways has launched a new online deposit payments service for customers booking their holiday package on ba.com.

Caribbean Airlines may launch Grenada-London service

Grenada’s Airlift Committee is in talks with Caribbean Airlines on potentially servicing the Grenada-London route, according to Tourism Minister Senator George Vincent.

BA returns to Dublin market

Following the acquisition of BMI by International Airlines Group (IAG), British Airways now operates the important air link between Dublin and London Heathrow after taking over the route at the end of

Japan Airlines and British Airways announce start of joint business

Japan Airlines (JAL) and British Airways will begin a joint business agreement with the two airlines sharing revenue on applicable flights between Europe and Japan.

WestJet launches codeshare agreement with British Airways

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has entered into a codeshare agreement with British Airways, enabling British Airways to market and sell WestJet-operated flights.

Virgin Atlantic making its first foray into UK domestic market

Virgin Atlantic has unveiled plans to make its first foray into the domestic short-haul market, and will be competing with rival British Airways on lucrative London-Manchester route.

British Airways announces new route to Sri Lanka from London Gatwick

HARMONDSWORTH, England - British Airways is launching a new route to Sri Lanka from London Gatwick next year.

British Airways doubles frequency between Dublin and London Heathrow

HARMONDSWORTH, England - British Airways has announced it is to double the number of flights between Dublin and London Heathrow on its service this winter.