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BA All-Business A318

British Airwaysis considering expansion of its all-business London City flights toother destinations in the eastern USA, following the opening of NewYork services last September. Chief executive Willie Walsh says the airline had received plenty offeedback suggesting other destinations – among them Washington andBoston – and says that BA is looking at their potential. Continue reading… […]

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BA 777 LHR Incident

Carriers are on track to complete, within six months, modificationof nearly 1,900 Trent engines considered vulnerable to the fuel icingwhich brought down a British Airways Boeing 777-200ER two years ago. UK investigators have formally concluded that flight BA038 fromBeijing crashed on approach to London Heathrow after a highly-unusualset of circumstances conspired to restrict the fuel […]

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Image of the Week: British Airways A319s

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Allan. His photo depicts a row of British Airways A319s. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph featured as our Image of the Week.

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BA to ground eight 747s

Picture credit: oneworld British Airways is to ground 16 aircraft for the upcoming winter season, to rein in capacity following the sharp decline in passenger demand. The airline will ground eight Boeing 747-400s and eight 757-200s to cut capacity by 4% for winter 2009-10. Continue reading…

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On this day in 1969: Concorde’s first flight in the UK

British protoype Concorde 002′s (registered G-BSST) maiden flight from Filton, was flown by Brian Trubshaw (left) and co-pilot John Cochrane (right). For more images of Concorde see the gallery on AirSpace including a mock up of the interior and an image of the first landing back to Fairford on the same day (9 April 1969). Why […]

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On this day… in 1986

British Airways was offered up for sale by the British government. This archive entry is actually from November 1986 reporting that the UK Department of Transport has announced that British Airways will be privatised “in the early weeks of 1987″.   The announcement of BA’s privatisation was beset with hold-ups including an anti-trust case in which the US […]

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Gold-nosed Boeing 747 carrying team GB

The GB Olympics team lands back at London Heathrow following a successful Beijing Olympic Games in a specially painted gold-nosed British Airways Boeing 747.

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Airbus A380

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Airbus A350-1000

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BA Boeing 777-200 Accident

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