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British Airways - Articles and news items

British Airways to stop free food on flights

Airport news  •  29 September 2016  •  International Airport Review

British Airways announces that it is to terminate its offer of complimentary food and drink on flights.

British Airways to launch its longest long-haul flight

Airport news  •  18 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

British Airways (BA) has announced it will launch its longest long-haul flight in January 2017, providing a direct service between London and Santiago in Chile.

Multiple mobile boarding pass capability added to BA app

Airport news  •  30 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

British Airways (BA) has introduced a multiple mobile boarding pass capability on its app allowing families and friends travelling together to store boarding cards on a single mobile device.

British Airways new and refurbished aircraft provide enhanced passenger experience

Airport news  •  29 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

British Airways has enhanced its on-board passenger experience thanks to the airline’s latest refurbished 747 and two brand new aircraft joining the fleet.

British Airways to launch A380s on Miami services

Airport news  •  12 November 2014  •  British Airways

There will be ‘More seats to South Beach’ as British Airways adds Miami to its Airbus A380 network next October with two daily flights to the Florida sunshine on board the superjumbo...

Fundraising reaches new heights

Airport news  •  7 November 2014  •  British Airways

British Airways is thanking customers for donating over £230,000 in October through on board donations – the highest monthly amount recorded in 20 years for charity...

British Airways speaks out against Air Passenger Duty

Airport news  •  29 October 2014  •  International Airport Review

With Air Passenger Duty 20 years old this week, Willie Walsh, chief executive of British Airways’ parent company IAG has spoken out against the tax...

Customer trials begin on the digital bag tag

Airport news  •  16 October 2013  •  British Airways

The digital bag tag could eventually do away with the need for a new paper tag every time you fly...

Ground Handling supplement 2013

Issue 4 2013, Supplements  •  14 August 2013  •  International Airport Review

Tackling the spectre of ground handling errors
Kirsten Riensema, Head of Aerodrome and Air Traffic Standards at the Civil Aviation Authority, profiles the work of GHOST in keeping ground handling operations safe...
Smooth operator
Axel Feil of AeroGround at Munich Airport provides an overview of the ground handling operations carried out at the airport...
Safety is key
British Airways is embarking on numerous changes and improvements to ensure ground handling operations remain safe and efficient. Alyson Carswell, Head of Heathrow Operations at BA, discusses...

EMCOR Group (UK) awarded contract extension from British Airways, continuing 18-year partnership

Airport news  •  15 February 2011  •  PPS Group

EMCOR Group (UK) is pleased to announce that it has extended its facilities management contract with British Airways...

Heathrow powers down to win Carbon Trust award

Airport news  •  16 September 2010  •  Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard after saving enough energy over the last three years1 to power more than 6,300 homes for a year...

EMCOR Group (UK) Helps British Airways Property Services Achieve the Carbon Trust Standard

Airport news  •  1 April 2010  •  Grayling

EMCOR Group announced that its energy management team has helped British Airways Property Services achieve the...

British Airways industrial action warning

Airport news  •  17 March 2010  •  Marshall-James

Andy Cook, CEO, of Employee Relations Advisory Firm, Marshall-James, warns that the Industrial Action at British Airways is just the start of an increasingly bitter dispute at BA.

British Airways at T5 – minimising environmental impact

Issue 6 2009, Past issues  •  11 December 2009  •  Jonathon Counsell, Head of Environment, British Airways

British Airways is the UK's largest international scheduled airline and the largest operator at Heathrow. As the UK's premier international hub airport, Heathrow plays a central - and unique - role in UK plc. Terminal 5, opened in March 2008 at a cost of £4.3 billion, is a state-of-the-art world leading facility capable of handling 30 million passengers annually. Home to some 92% of British Airways' Heathrow flights, BAA and British Airways have worked in partnership to improve the environmental performance of the airport's ground handling operation.


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