Articles tagged “british airways”

British Airways CEO Says Case for Heathrow Expansion is ‘Overwhelming’

The UK government will be deciding the issue of whether to approve a third Heathrow runway within the next week or so. It's no secret which way British Airways wants the decision to go.

1 week ago

New Agreement More Than Doubles Number of Allowed Flights Between UK and China

China is a long way from being an open market, but for carriers in China and the UK, this is welcome news. And since it means more flights, and more competition, it could lead to sightly lower fares.

1 week ago

Three Months In, UK Travel Industry Learning to Live With Brexit

With the UK government seemingly determined to sever all ties with the European Union, things don’t look great for the travel industry. For the time being there’s not much companies can do but hope for the best.

1 week ago

British Airways Starts Charging for Food on Short Haul Flights

British Airways took a page out of Ryanair's playbook on its plans for short-haul catering. And while the planned fee structures aren't too galling, it may still rub some legacy passengers the wrong way.

3 weeks ago

British Airways Is Giving Away Free First Class Upgrades to Business Class Passengers

British Airways wants to get more people into its business and first class seats, so it's launched a multi-pronged campaign to scale up visibility of the products. As part of that effort, some lucky business class passengers are going to be given free upgrades to first class.

1 month ago

EasyJet, IAG CEOs Say Market Overreacted to Brexit

Yes, Brexit is a big deal politically in the United Kingdom. But the decision should not affect the nation's airlines much.

1 month ago

British Airways Hit by Another IT Glitch

British Airways' latest problem doesn't look to be quite as bad as Delta's recent outage. Still, it could end up hurting its reputation as well as its finances.

2 months ago

British Airways Cuts Back Its Business-Class-Only New York to London Service

Given the proximity, it's difficult to tell whether BA's decision had anything to do with Brexit. Still, if there is an economic slowdown in the UK, expect to see premium bookings taking a hit.

2 months ago

British Airways Will Resume Flights to Iran

It's positive sign of increased normalization with the once-pariah country.

2 months ago

Will Low-Cost Airlines Benefit From a Brexit-Induced Corporate Travel Slowdown?

If the UK economy moves into recession, companies will look to slash their corporate travel budget. Full service carriers like British Airways are likely to take the bigger hit, which could benefit low-cost airlines like easyJet.

2 months ago

Qatar Airways Again Raises Its Stake in British Airways Owner IAG

IAG stock is relatively cheap now so, it makes sense that Qatar Airways took this chance to add to its shares in the company.

3 months ago

British Airways Parent Warns of Brexit-Related Profit Decline

It's a tough market for European airlines, who must deal with concerns about terrorism, as well as economic uncertainty. Things could get worse before they improve.

3 months ago