Posts Tagged ‘British Airways’


On This Day in Aviation History: May 7th

The Soviet Union proves that they shot down a U-2 spy plane after an American attempt to cover it up, Pacific Air Flight 773 crashes after a man shoots both pilots, Varig is founded, the Lockheed L-1011-500 enters service and m...
by Phil Derner Jr.


Iberia, American Airlines and British Airways Receive Final Approval For Joint Venture

Iberia, British Airways and American Airlines received final approval by the US DOT to create a joint transatlantic business.
by BNO News


On This Day in Aviation History: November 21st

A British Airways 747 nearly crashes into a hotel, Aeroflot gets banned from the U.S., the first untethered balloon flight, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.



British Airways and Iberia Have the Urge to Merge

A 13-year love affair between two of Europe's largest flag carriers was finally consumated today, as British Airways and Iberia signed a formal deal to combine their businesses.
by admin


Today in Aviation History: February 20th

A British Airways 747 loses an engine after taking off from LAX but continues to London anyway, TWA retires its last 747, Piedmont dumps their last DC-3 in 1962, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff