BRITISH AIRWAYS RECRUITMENT FAIRMEDIA INVITATION - FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 12 NOON
British Airways’ services between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv receive a major up-grade from this Sunday (March 29).
British Airways Chief Executive Bob Ayling today called for the abolition of state aid in Europe, saying that it “operates against the consumer’s interest”.
British Airways today announced its link up with Finnair, the latest step in its plans to develop a comprehensive European-wide alliance. The joint British Airways/Finnair agreement will increase the choice and quality of service offered to customers.
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.
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.
More than 36,000 employees world-wide have flooded British Airways with applications for what is believed to be the biggest ever global employee share save scheme.
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.
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.
British Airways was delighted to learn that on January 26, 1998, United States District Court Judge Wilkie D Ferguson, Jr reinstated his previous order dismissing Laker Airways` complaint against British Airways in the US District Court in the Southern District of Florida.
British Airways is launching its biggest yet print advertising campaign on Monday (February 2 ).
British Airways and Canadian Airlines will expand their codesharing partnership this summer to include new flights between London and Ottawa and an additional daily service between London and Toronto.