British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

IAG calls for digital health passes

International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns British Airways, has called for the creation and use of Digital Health Passes in order to reopen the skies. The boss of IAG, Luis Gallego said that there needed to be a clear roadmap for easing travel restrictions and that included “international common testing [read more]

G-EUNA waits to line up at London City Airport for another departure to New York (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

BA Baby Bus retires to the Netherlands

British Airways (BA/BAW) last remaining ‘baby bus’, Airbus A318 G-EUNA has been officially retired to its final resting place at Twente Airport in the Netherlands. November Alpha used to ply her trade across the Altantic between London City and New York together with sister ship November Bravo using the infamous [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
News

British Airways to trial digital health passport

British Airways (BA/BAW) is to join its Oneworld partner American Airlines in trailing Verifly, A digital health passport app designed to allow passengers to easily verify Covid-19 test certificates before they fly. The trial is set to begin on 4th February and will initially be available only on the airline’s [read more]

British Airways 787 powered by Roll-Royce Trent 1000 Engines. (TransportMedia UK)
News

British Airways cuts 15 long-haul destinations

British Airways (BA/BAW) is shelving 15 long-haul destinations from its network as it streamlines its operations to recover from the Coronavirus pandemic. From 28th March 2021 (unless stated), flights to Pittsburgh Calgary, Charleston, Seoul, Durban, Dammam, Lima, Osaka, Kuala Lumpur, Seychelles (24th April 2021), Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Jeddah will all [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

British Airways banned from Hong Kong

British Airways (BA/BAW) has been banned from flying passengers into Hong Kong until 25th December after a flight landed in Hong Kong on 8th December with four passengers who tested positive for COVID-19. In addition to the four COVID-19 positive passengers, one passenger also failed to comply with prevention requirements. [read more]

Features

How to care for your Jumbo Jet

So you’ve done it. Well done. You’ve gone ahead, raised your £300k and somehow convinced an airline to sell you one of their retired 747s. Now what. Where do you put it? It’s not exactly small enough to fit in your backyard like that Harrier you bought on eBay or [read more]

Civil Aviation

BA confirms Landor’s future has not been decided yet

British Airways (BA/BAW) has confirmed to UK Aviation News that no decision on the future of Boeing 747-400 G-BNLY has been made. The internet rumour mill has recently been awash with rumours initially saying the aircraft, which carries the iconic Landor livery, would be preserved. Most recently Speedbird TV ‘confirmed’ [read more]