British Airways

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Air travel in and out of UK slumps by 71% in 2021 amid pandemic
Report from aviation analytics firm Cirium shows domestic flights were down by almost 60%

Julia Kollewe

29, Dec, 2021 @8:45 AM

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BA owner IAG to scrap plan to buy Spanish carrier Air Europa
Proposed acquisition was being investigated by competition authorities in UK and EU

Joanna Partridge

15, Dec, 2021 @11:07 AM

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British Airways to restart short-haul London Gatwick flights from March
Airline plans to transfer 35 routes to new subsidiary BA Euroflyer later in 2022, with fares starting from £39

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

14, Dec, 2021 @6:44 PM

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British Airways looks to recycled cooking oil fuel to cut jet emissions
Airline signs deal with UK refinery but questions remain over sustainable aviation fuel’s net zero credentials

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @8:00 PM

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FTSE 100 hit by biggest fall since June 2020 amid new variant fears
Travel, aviation and oil stocks around world badly hit as worries deepen over effect of fresh Covid wave on global economy

Rob Davies and Mark Sweney

26, Nov, 2021 @5:31 PM

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UK block on South Africa flights pushes thousands of travel plans into disarray
BA and Virgin cancel flights and review schedules as fears grow over new Covid variant

Gwyn Topham, Caroline Bannock and Rachel Obordo

26, Nov, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Call to British Airways might have averted 1990 Kuwait hostage crisis
Ambassador warned Foreign Office an Iraqi invasion was under way but this was not passed on to airline

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic correspondent

23, Nov, 2021 @6:21 PM

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British Airways owner warns it could cut Heathrow flights over higher charges
IAG, which also owns Aer Lingus and Iberia, opposes increase in passenger charges

Gwyn Topham and Jasper Jolly

22, Nov, 2021 @1:46 PM

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Nearly £2bn wiped off travel shares as Austria orders lockdown
Fears of restrictions in other European countries this winter knock airlines

Mark Sweney and Graeme Wearden

19, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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‘I can’t wait to hold him’: onboard flight BA001 as US opens to UK visitors
Anticipation and celebration are in the air as passengers look forward to reunions, holidays and business

Gwyn Topham, Edward Helmore and Kevin Rawlinson

08, Nov, 2021 @6:46 PM

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Minimum wage for minimum expertise
Brief letters: MPs’ second jobs | Zebra crossings | British Airways | All-male Wordsearch | Christmas puddings

08, Nov, 2021 @5:55 PM

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US lifts UK travel ban; UK consumer confidence lowest since March; Dow hits record – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as transatlantic leisure flights resume….and UK households grow more anxious

Graeme Wearden

08, Nov, 2021 @5:54 PM

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