British Airways

Looking back at iconic Boeing 747 liveries | Best of 2020

Possibly, there is no other aircraft that has become such an icon of the aviation industry. There is good reason why the Boeing 747 was named the Queen of the Skies, as the sheer size alone put the quad-engine jet on a throne. After all, the 1970s were not exactly famous for the variety of wide-body jetliners. The 747 had to compete with the shorter and smaller wingspan wide-body aircraft like the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 or the Lockheed L-1011. A...


British Airways Boeing 747 retrospective | Best of 2020

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 to cancel operations to 15 international routes

British Airways cancels long-haul operations to more than 15 destinations from the beginning of the summer season 2021.  ...


British Airways fined for breaching slot regulations at LHR

British Airways bit off more than it can chew, as the airline was fined for breaching slot regulations at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), its home hub....


#SaveLandor #SaveBOAC: British Airways preserve iconic 747s

U-turning its initial decision, British Airways will indeed #SaveLandor and #SaveBOAC and preserve two of its retro-livered Boeing 747 aircraft....


Do you know which airlines retired these aircraft? [Quiz]

While airlines cannot be what they are without aircraft, sometimes the latter has to go for a variety of reasons. But do you know which airlines have retired some of their aircraft?...


Avatar Airlines endless search for Boeing 747s

After their offer was rejected by British Airways, ultra-low fare airline start-up Avatar Airlines proposed to buy Thai Airways retiring Boeing 747 fleet. ...


#SaveLandor – effort to save British Airways Boeing 747

In an effort to preserve one of the retro-livered British Airways Boeing 747s, #AvGeeks launched #SaveLandor. The initiative aims to save G-BNLY from becoming scrap metal....


British Airways Boeing 747 catches fire at Castellón Airport

A decommissioned British Airways Boeing 747 stored at Castellón Airport caught fire for an unknown reason....


What ever happened to British Airways Victor Foxtrot?

Another Boeing 747 left  British Airways fleet. This time, it was the Victor Foxtrot airliner. ...