Virgin Atlantic A330 (Image: VA)
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British Airways and Virgin gain Heathrow slots

British Airways (BA/BAW) and Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) have both gained slots at London Heathrow (LHR.EGLL) according to data from Airport Coordination Ltd (ACL) – the UK’s airport slot regulator. Completed slot trades for both airlines show BA has leased (swapped) slots from fellow IAG airline Iberia and Virgin has purchased [read more]

British Airways Boeing 777-200 G-VIIB (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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British Airways staff set for summer strike

Hundreds of British Airways staff have voted to walk out in industrial action this summer at London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) adding to the travel chaos already hitting UK travellers. The strike is being called by members of the Unite and GMB unions, representing largely non-flying staff at British Airways such [read more]

LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
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British Airways owner confirms 50 aircraft 737 Max order

British Airways parent International Airlines Group (IAG) has finally confirmed an order for 50 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, 3 years after showing interest in the airliner. The order consists of 25 Max 200s (currently used only by Ryanair) and 25 Max 10s (after certification). Industry sources have suggested that Boeing [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
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IT woes hit British Airways, again!

IT problems have once again struck ‘Britain’s favourite airline’ British Airways (BA/BAW) leaving hundreds of passengers stranded and delayed yesterday. The global outage for the airline is the second major one this year leaving many questioning whether British Airways has made bad decisions on its IT infrastructure Airlines use IT [read more]