Posts Tagged ‘British Airways’


BA Shelving OpenSkies Expansion, Cutting Fleet to Four 757s

The OpenSkies are beginning to look dark: British Airways will postpone expansion of their OpenSkies subsidiary, citing a drop in premium demand.
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On This Day in Aviation History: November 10th

British Airways Concorde G-BOAD makes its last flight to JFK in 2003, Southern Airways Flight 49 is hijacked, Russian Lunokhod 1 is launched, the first European flight over one minute and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On This Day in Aviation History: January 2nd

Tupolev Tu-204 makes its maiden flight, Boeing receives government help for SST program, UK forms its air ministry, and more!
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January 17th in Aviation History: British Airways Flight 38 Crash Lands at Heathrow

A British Airways 777 lands short of the runway at Heathrow, a B-52 collision peppers nukes over Spain, Operation Desert Storm begins in Iraq, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


September 10th in Aviation History: 1,000th Boeing 747 rolls off the assembly line

Hijacking at LGA and an aircraft collision over Europe in 1976; Flights from Hungary to West Germany began in 1989. In 1993, the 1,000th 747 was completed.
by Phil Derner Jr.