Articles tagged “british airways”

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.

2 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks ago

British Airways Will Resume Flights to Iran

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

4 weeks 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.

1 month 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.

2 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.

2 months ago

Top 10 Airline Sites in the U.S., UK and India for June 2016

Budget airlines' strategy of focusing on direct bookings allows them to grab a larger share of web traffic and gain ground in the direct booking wars.

3 months ago

British Airways Owner Says Brexit Won’t Spur Operational Changes

Willie Walsh sees a $2 billion shortfall because of fuel purchases in U.S. dollars as "very technical, mechanical." Ya, the Great Depression was merely a correction too.

3 months ago

British Airways Expects Demand and Profits to Drop After Brexit Vote

The owners of British Airways say it doesn't see a long-term risk due to the British exit from the EU — we'll see how that turns out — but in the near term, the vote is expected to hurt profits.

3 months ago

UK Airline Stocks Plunge Following Pro-Brexit Vote

It's going to be a bumpy few weeks (or months, or years) as the implications of the vote unfold.

3 months ago