BA welcomes first Airbus A350 plane

British Airways Welcomes First Airbus A350 to Heathrow

British Airways’ first Airbus 350 with registration G-XWBA has finally touched down at London Heathrow. The plane is the first of the 18 A350s, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class...
British Airways focus on Youth Development in Nigeria

British Airways Partners UN on Youth Development in Nigeria

British Airways, United Kingdom’s mega carrier has partnered with the Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI), a United Nations group on youth Development in Nigeria. The initiative which was endorsed by project partners...
Boeing 737 MAX 7

Boeing’s 737 Max May Stay Grounded Until 2020

Boeing’s 737 Max may stay grounded until early 2020, months later than the guidance the planemaker is privately providing customers for resolving a software issue that surfaced last month. The plane is...
Dubai solar powered panels

Dubai Airports Trial Solar Energy System

Dubai Airports and Etihad Energy Services Company have announced the successful installation of a solar energy system comprising 15,000 photovoltaic panels at Dubai International’s Terminal 2 – the largest at any airport in the region.
Airbus A350-100 completes first flight

British Airways A350-1000 Completes Maiden Test Flight

The first Airbus A350-1000 for British Airways has successfully completed its maiden flight over France. The aircraft with test registration F-W2FH and listed as Flight AIBO1FH took off from Airbus...
virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing to Avert Onboard Fire

A Virgin Atlantic flight has been forced to make an emergency landing in Boston after a fire broke out on board. A device, believed to be an external battery pack for...
Boeing 737 MAX 7

Boeing to Reimburse 737 Max Crash Victims with $100 Million

Boeing has announced a reimbursement of US$100 million (£80 million) to the families and communities of those killed in two 737 Max accidents. The aircraft type remains grounded following the crashes of...
Bombardier CRJ 1000

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Acquires Bombardier’s Regional Jet Program

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has acquired Bombardier’s regional jet programme for a cash consideration of $550 million USD, payable to Bombardier upon closing and the assumption by MHI of liabilities amounting to...
British Airways welcomes her majesty the Queen

Queen Elizabeth II Attends British Airways Centenary

Her majesty the Queen has visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow, as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations.  While at Waterside her majesty was introduced to colleagues in heritage uniforms from...
BA Northern Nigeria trade partners Award

British Airways Acquaints Northern Trade Partners with Service Offerings

British Airways in a bid to strengthen its relationship and acquaint its northern trade partners with its service offerings recently structured a dual event featuring a workshop and performance recognition awards ...

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