British Airways has partnered with Trunki to launch a limited-edition suitcase for globetrotting tots ahead of the summer break.
Portland, Oregon has became the newest destination on the British Airways route map. The new flight will operate five times a week on Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners.
British Airways is ramping up its US route network this summer, taking its direct US routes to London to 26. Portland, Oregon becomes the newest destination on the British Airways route map, providing the city’s only direct route to the UK.
International Airlines Group (IAG) has reached agreement with Boeing to order 25 737-8200 and 25 737-10 aircraft, plus 100 options.
IAG, parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways and Iberia, reports that the easing of Covid controls has improved demand in the first quarter, especially from premium travel. Strong customer demand is expected to drive profitability from the second quarter onwards.
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the airline had suspended its European operation at Gatwick Airport, moving a number of flights over to Heathrow.
British airlines have been banned from landing in Russia and crossing its airspace. The Russian aviation regulator said the move was a response to “the unfriendly decisions by the UK aviation authorities”.
International Airlines Group has reported a statutory operating loss of €2.8 billion for 2021. While still in the red, the figure is a marked improvement on the €7.5 billion lost in 2020.
British Airways is launching a new, daytime flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to London Heathrow – its third daily flight from Newark to London.