British Airways owner lifts guidance

2015-10-30 14:30

International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia, upgraded its annual guidance as growing passenger numbers led to strong third-quarter profits.

Plane that caught fire in Vegas was accelerating

2015-09-09 22:30

Officials say the BA plane that caught fire at Las Vegas airport was accelerating for take-off.

British Airways flight diverted for unruly passenger

2015-07-08 21:56

A British Airways flight to Texas has been diverted to Boston because of an unruly male passenger.

Stowaway's legs were 'sticking out of roof' - report

2015-06-19 20:20

The body of one of the two suspected stowaways on a British Airways flight from Johannesburg was found stuck in a box on top of a building in Richmond, London, according to a report.

Stowaway death tragic - Acsa

2015-06-19 13:31

Airports Company of SA officials are working closely with the SA Police Service to investigate how two stowaways managed to get onto a British Airways flight, saying the incident is a tragedy.

Stowaway plunges to death, another survives flight from SA to UK

2015-06-19 11:13

A stowaway has reportedly fallen to his death onto a London office block after clinging to a passenger plane that flew more than 12 000km from Johannesburg to the UK.

British Airways frequent flyer accounts hacked

2015-03-30 11:00

British Airways says tens of thousands of its frequent flyer accounts have been hacked and that it has frozen those affected to sort the problem out.

British Airways wins top awards

2015-03-06 17:59

British Airways has "done the double" at the Superbrands 2015 awards, winning both the business and consumer titles.

Business class you win, economy you lose

2015-01-30 10:15

British Airways is facing a backlash from customers after making changes to the way passengers can earn and spend miles under its Avios frequent flyer programme.

British Airways owner confident on growth

2014-10-31 17:15

The owner of British Airways and Iberia has raised its forecast for profits this year and saying it was on course for another rise in 2015.


Duration of airline 'price war' uncertain

2015-09-15 19:21

The price war in the airline industry is bound to continue until one of the players caves in, but no one can say how long that will take, says Comair CEO Erik Venter.

Panic as British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas

2015-09-09 07:22

A London-bound British Airways jet has caught fire as it was preparing to take off from Las Vegas, prompting the crew to abort takeoff and evacuate terrified passengers.

Cheap way to fly (and die)

2015-06-21 17:08

Stowaway situation very rare - British Airways

2015-06-19 14:57

British Airways has called the incident involving two stowaways on a flight from Johannesburg to London “very rare” and and says they are working with UK authorities to investigate.

Mystery surrounds BA stowaways

2015-06-19 12:30

A suspected stowaway is being treated in a London hospital after being found unconscious on a British Airways flight from Johannesburg after the plane had landed, British police say.

Airlines call for fair competition

2015-05-08 20:00

A competitive market is a healthy one and FlySafair says its entry into the low-cost domestic market is proof of this.

British Airways Seattle flight declares emergency

2015-03-06 19:04

Seattle-bound British Airways Flight BA49 is returning to Heathrow airport after declaring a mid-air emergency, the Daily Mirror says.

Irish govt asks for commitments on Aer Lingus

2015-02-24 18:00

Ireland's transport minister says the government is still considering a bid for Aer Lingus by the owner of British Airways.

IAG signals maiden dividend

2014-11-07 13:50

British Airways owner IAG has laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Iberia.

British Airways to be sued over pilot sex abuse

2014-07-30 11:10

Girls and young women who allege they were sexually abused by a BA pilot in African orphanages plan to sue the airline, a law firm representing them says.

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