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INCIDENT: British Airways 787 Gear Collapse At Heathrow

INCIDENT: British Airways 787 Gear Collapse At Heathrow

A British Airways 787, sitting at a remote stand at Heathrow Airport suffered a nose gear collapse, under unclear circumstances. There were no injuries. The incident happened this morning. The aircraft had last returned from a cargo-only flight to Moscow Domodedovo...
INCIDENT: In-Flight Fire From Crushed Mobile Phone!

INCIDENT: In-Flight Fire From Crushed Mobile Phone!

Cabin crew in a British Airways 787 had to deal with an in-flight fire incident, when a passenger’s phone was crushed by the electric mechanism of a seat. This in-flight fire incident happened on October 1st, last year. The British Air Accident Investigation Board...
Qatar CEO: British Airways Is Now A Low-Cost Carrier

Qatar CEO: British Airways Is Now A Low-Cost Carrier

In an interview, Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, called British Airways a “two out of ten” airline, that has become “a low-cost carrier”. There are some CEOs that like to draw attention to themselves. Akbar Al Baker has repeatedly shown that he is one of them....
Not Done Yet: British Airways Will Fly The A380 Again

Not Done Yet: British Airways Will Fly The A380 Again

British Airways will eventually return their A380 fleet to service, says their CEO. But those eager to see the giants fly again, will have to wait. Four engined aircraft have slowly been falling out of favour for over a decade now. Even before the pandemic, some...
British Airways – Widebody Fleet For Short-Haul?

British Airways – Widebody Fleet For Short-Haul?

There are reports that British Airways may end up using some of its widebody aircraft for short-haul flights within Europe. And not for the first time! It seems likely that we will see a very unusual summer in 2021. Thankfully, we can be a bit more optimistic now than...