September 19, 2017 41
At least one major enterprise in Queensland isn't buying any of the nonsense about 'clean coal' for its low emission power needs
May 31, 2017 5
Are airlines taking orders about service standards from share markets, or their customers?
March 18, 2017 32
If new cheap long haul Level works, it will inevitably seek access to Asia-Pacific routes
March 12, 2017 13
Is British Airways telling us that it's going to be nothing more than a bigger low cost carrier?
April 18, 2016 3
Can the idiot factor cause a small drone to kill a few hundred airline passengers?
October 28, 2015 10
In a safety notice reminiscent of a ‘Yes Minister’ parody, the UK Civil Aviation Authority has issued a safety alert about the dangers of passengers taking cabin baggage with them in an emergency without once mentioning British Airways and its flight (BA2276) that caught fire at Las Vegas airport on 8 September.
September 9, 2015 40
Today’s dramatic runway fire on a British Airways 777 at Las Vegas has again exposed the stupidity and selfishness of passengers slowing down emergency evacuations to grab their shopping and other carry-on items.
September 9, 2015 30
Updated Only minor injuries have been reported after a spectacular engine fire broke out on a British Airways 777-200 while on the ground at Las Vegas airport today.
August 25, 2015 22
Runway Girl Network has become the go-to site for cabin developments free of marketing spin, and has drawn attention to an admission by British Airways that the economy seats in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner are too tight.
May 27, 2015 6
It’s less than a day since this reporter saw at least four very large passengers some of whom might have been your typical average American adults suffer a flight in British Airways’ new Club Europe cabin on an A319 flying from London Heathrow to Toulouse.
January 31, 2015 4
There is an unpleasant sub text to the success of non western airlines that could crawl out from under the rocks over the purchase by Qatar Airways of 9.99 percent of IAG, the holding company which owns British Airways, the Spanish flag carrier Iberia, and has plans to take over Irish carrier Aer Lingus.
January 26, 2015 1
The likelihood that Irish carrier Aer Lingus will accept a takeover bid from IAG, the company that owns British Airways and Spanish flag carrier Iberia is the stuff of battles left, right and centre and the “fun” is expected to begin from all quarters later this week.
August 25, 2014 9
Imagine the angst in airline managements all around the world this morning. British Airways has come up with a new evolution of business class seating that makes everything else look second if not third rate.
February 19, 2014 19
British Airways seems somewhat smarter than Qantas in its use of the big Airbus
June 1, 2013 8
It’s blame, shame and financial pain for just about everyone involved in the recent incident in which the engine doors came off a British Airways A319 as it lifted off the runway at Heathrow heading for Oslo.
May 31, 2013 7
Just on a week after British Airways astonished the airline world by losing both engine cowling doors off an A319 after taking off from Heathrow, it now has the spectacle of the US and UK accident investigators disagreeing with each other as to what happened.
May 24, 2013 9
The question being asked in airline circles tonight is whether an incident in which the cowling doors blew off both engines of a British Airways Airbus A319 after taking off from Heathrow today was a result of deliberate interference with an aircraft or an appalling maintenance lapse.
April 23, 2013 4
Three weeks after it was mooted, British Airways has signed an MoU for a fleet of 18 Airbus A350-1000 medium sized airliners that could replace its 777-300ER services to Sydney before the end of this decade. The deal is also a very big win for Airbus, which has designed the A350 line-up to compete with […]
April 7, 2013 19
The untidiness of the new British Airways/Cathay Pacific code share deal for flights between Australia and London over Hong Kong has been given substance by the roll out of the first BA painted Airbus A380 at Hamburg.
April 4, 2013 10
In the first significant money-on-the-table commitment for the 787 Dreamliner since it was grounded almost three months ago, British Airways parent company IAG is exercising 18 options it holds for the type, making them firm additional orders for delivery between 2017-2021.