British Airways A380 at London Heathrow (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

ACAS steps in over BA cabin crew strike

The conciliation service ACAS has said both parties have accepted its invitation to negotiate a settlement in the row between British Airways (BA) and its mixed fleet cabin crew. It is understood the talks will begin on Monday however one BA cabin crew member we spoke to said “They say [read more]

British Airways Boeing 787 at BAMC
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BA to cut 66 jobs at Cardiff

British Airways (BA/BAW) is to cut 66 jobs at its engineering facility at Cardiff Airport. The facility, known as British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC) was opened in 1993 and employs over 700 skilled people. It carries out maintenance on British Airways fleet of Boeing 767, 747, 777 and 787 aircraft. [read more]

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Fire Damaged British Airways 777 comes home

The fire damaged British Airways 777 is coming home to Cardiff Airport this morning after leaving Victorville in the US late last night (local time). Operating as flight BA2276 to Gatwick on the 8th September 2015 it suffered what the pilot described as a “catastrophic engine failure”. The take-off was [read more]