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Five British Airways Boeing 747 embark for Teruel

Five Boeing 747 jumbo jets, among the last remaining in service on behalf of British Airways, have been spotted heading towards Teruel (Spain) on April 3, 2020....


Rytis Beresnevicius
British Airways to suspend 36,000 employees: reports

British Airways is set to announce the suspension of 36,000 of its employees. The airline, heavily impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, already parked more than half of its fleet....


AeroTime Team
Coronavirus: How many A380 remain in the skies?

As the aviation industry is caught in the coronavirus crisis, airlines are grounding large parts, if not all, of their fleet. In a situation where dramatic passenger demand drop is coupled with exponential increase of global travel bans, one of the first aircraft types to go became the Airbus A380. But how many of them remain in the skies and which airlines still fly the Superjumbo during the COVID-19 Crisis?...


AeroTime Team
British Airways BA65 makes double U-turn en route to Nairobi

Having left London Heathrow Airport (LHR) at 10:15 am, British Airways Flight BA65 was en route to Nairobi (NBO), Kenya. However, after being airborne for 1 hour and 40 minutes, the flight landed back in Heathrow, from where it took off for Kenya once again. ...


AeroTime Team
British Airways “unluckiest” A350 XWB: 4 incidents in 3 months?

Despite the fact that British Airways is just starting to add Airbus A350 XWBs to its fleet, one of the carrier’s A350-1000 can already claim the title of being the “unluckiest” aircraft. While the three-months-old wide-body already has two incidents under its belt officially, the suspicion is that in February alone it could have suffered two more problems. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Qatar Airways ups stake in British Airways parent IAG to 25%

Qatar Airways increases its stake and now owns 25.1% of International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of multiple European carriers including British Airways and Iberia.   ...


AeroTime Team
Heathrow disruption caused by stuck plane

Takeoffs and landings were temporarily disrupted at London Heathrow on the morning of February 19, 2020. An aircraft had to be towed away from a taxiway, forcing the airport to close one of its two runways for several “minutes”. The disruption, while short-lived, was pointed out to be the reason for United Airlines’ squawk 7700 emergency.   ...


Clement Charpentreau
Damaged phone forces British Airways flight to divert

A British Airways Boeing 777-200ER was diverted to Bermuda after a smartphone started filling the cabin with smoke. ...


AeroTime Team
British Airways month-old Airbus A350XWB damaged 2nd time

British Airways brand-new Airbus A350 XWB, delivered to the operator just in the previous month, was reportedly damaged after a hard landing in Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel (TLV) on January 19, 2020. Curiously, this is already the second incident in which the month-old aircraft is involved. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
IAG reports to EU regarding British Government help to Flybe

After the British Government stepped in to help Flybe, International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways, complained to the European Union regarding the governmental intervention....