British Airways flight forced to land over burning smell in cabin

A British Airways plane flying from the United Kingdom to Italy had to make an emergency landing at Heathrow airport shortly after takeoff after passengers reported a smell of burning and a member of the flight crew felt unwell....


British Airways receives $20M fine for cyber-incident

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20 million. The commission found the airline responsible for failing to protect over 400,000 of its customers’ personal and financial data, which was leaked during a cyber-attack incident in 2018. While significant, the financial penalty is around 25 times lower than the “worst-case” scenario....


British Airways Boeing 747 retrospective

As we say farewell to one of the most iconic duos, British Airways and Boeing 747, we look back at the history of the airline and the double-decker....


British Airways Boeing 747 history: how well you know it? [Quiz]

British Airways has a very rich history that is also largely tied to the Boeing 747. But how well do you know the history of British Airways' Boeing 747s?...


Weather at Heathrow ruins symbolic British Airways 747 take-off

British Airways (BA) bid a farewell to its final two Boeing 747-400 aircraft based at Heathrow Airport (LHR), the United Kingdom. The iconic jumbos were scheduled to depart synchronically on parallel runways for the very last time on October 8, 2020. However, cloudy and rainy weather conditions ruined plans....


British Airways takes 1st Boeing 777 with Club World Suite

British Airways (BA) took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER and one Airbus A350XWB aircraft as a replacement for its retired Boeing 747 fleet....


Investors take up British Airways parent shares for €2.75 billion

British Airways parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) has raised €2.75 billion after placing new shares to prop up the group’s balance sheet....


British Airways to launch new route forgotten for 30 years

British Airways launches a new route from London to Bermuda. This appears to be the first time the British air carrier has flown the route in three decades since 1989....


Rossiya Airlines not to save 7 Ex-British Airways 747s after all?

Update 15:03 UTC: The registration information of the seven ex-British Airways Boeing 747 aircraft has changed. The aircraft are no longer registered as part of Rossiya Airlines fleet.     ...


Trouble brewing over British Airways Boeing 777 GE90 engines?

One in-flight incident could have showcased a potential glaring problem with British Airways' Boeing 777 fleet that is powered by the General Electric GE90 engine....