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Major Investment Programme For Regional Service

23 February 1998 Press Release Airline News

British Airways is to embark on a major investment programme - initially worth between £400 and £600 million - to equip the majority of its regional subsidiaries with new aircraft for the next millennium.

Birmingham Boosted By Regional Fleet Tender

23 February 1998 Press Release Airline News

British Airways has taken a step closer to establishing its new jet fleet at Birmingham by formally inviting proposals from aircraft and engine manufacturers to supply replacement jets worth up to £600 million.

£80 Million Profits In Third Quarter

9 February 1998 Press Release Airline News

British Airways today announced pre-tax profits of £80 million for the three months to the end of December 1997. That takes the result for the first nine months of the current financial year to £510 million.

Traffic And Capacity Statistics

4 February 1998 Press Release Airline News

Growth in British Airways mainline scheduled passenger traffic, measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs), improved from last month rising by 3.6 per cent against last year. With mainline scheduled passenger capacity (measured in available seat kilometres - ASKs) growing by 8.8 per cent, this resulted in a 3.3 point decline in passenger load factor to 64.2 per cent.

Strategic Alliance Signed With LOT

15 January 1998 Press Release Airline News

British Airways today unveiled plans for a strategic alliance in Central Europe. Chief Executive, Bob Ayling signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the President of LOT, Jan Litwinski, in Warsaw this morning.