British Airways losses mount

Reuters published this video item, entitled “British Airways losses mount” – below is their description. British Airways owner IAG warned the travel slump from the coronavirus pandemic had deepened, forcing it to axe even more of its winter flying schedule after it reported on Thursday a quarterly loss of 1.3 billion euros ($1.54 billion). Reuters … Read more British Airways losses mount

British Airways boss pushed out after tough year

Reuters published this video item, entitled “British Airways boss pushed out after tough year” – below is their description. British Airways boss Alex Cruz has been ousted after a tough year that saw him force through 13,000 jobs cuts at the carrier. Reuters YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, … Read more British Airways boss pushed out after tough year

British Airways CEO Alex Cruz steps down

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “British Airways CEO Alex Cruz steps down” – below is their description. British Airways CEO Alex Cruz is stepping down as the coronavirus pandemic decimates the travel sector. Sean Doyle, currently the chief executive of Aer Lingus, is to replace him. IAG, which owns both airlines, says the … Read more British Airways CEO Alex Cruz steps down

‘Queen of the skies’ takes her final flight

Reuters published this video item, entitled “‘Queen of the skies’ takes her final flight” – below is their description. The ‘Queen of the skies,’ which brought long-haul flights to the masses, took her final flight as British Airways, the world’s largest operator of Boeing 747 planes, retired its entire fleet. Reuters YouTube Channel Got a … Read more ‘Queen of the skies’ takes her final flight

747 farewell: Final Heathrow’s 747 plane flight for early retirement as fans give social farewell

Sky News published this video item, entitled “747 farewell: Final Heathrow’s 747 plane flight for early retirement as fans give social farewell” – below is their description. The much-loved jumbo jets will eventually be broken down for spares, having seen its retirement brought forward by several years because of the financial impact of the COVID-19 … Read more 747 farewell: Final Heathrow’s 747 plane flight for early retirement as fans give social farewell

British Airways’ last Boeing 747 departs for final time

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “British Airways’ last Boeing 747 departs for final time” – below is their description. British Airways’ last Boeing 747 planes bade farewell to London as the airliner retired its entire jumbo jet fleet after COVID-19 curtailed most air travel. Once the world’s largest operator of the 747, BA … Read more British Airways’ last Boeing 747 departs for final time

Live: BA’s Queen of the Skies Boeing 747 makes final flight from Heathrow | ITV News

ITV News published this video item, entitled “Live: BA’s Queen of the Skies Boeing 747 makes final flight from Heathrow | ITV News” – below is their description. Live: British Airways’ Queen of the Skies Boeing 747 makes final flight from Heathrow ITV News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments … Read more Live: BA’s Queen of the Skies Boeing 747 makes final flight from Heathrow | ITV News

U.S. Airline Workers Brace for Mass Layoffs

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “U.S. Airline Workers Brace for Mass Layoffs” – below is their description. The worries are growing for United Airlines flight attendant Jordy Comeaux. In a few days, he’ll be among roughly 40,000 airline workers whose jobs are likely to evaporate in an industry decimated by the coronavirus … Read more U.S. Airline Workers Brace for Mass Layoffs

Willie Walsh bows out as IAG raises capital

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Willie Walsh bows out as IAG raises capital” – below is their description. Willie Walsh is handing over the controls at British Airways-owner IAG Reuters YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

British Airways begins laying off thousands of workers

British Airways has begun letting thousands of workers go because of the effect of the coronavirus pandemic. And many of those who remain will face pay cuts and lose benefits. Thousands of employees are expected to be dismissed on what has been dubbed “black Friday”. The airline says more than 6,000 workers have applied for … Read more British Airways begins laying off thousands of workers

Airlines hit hard: KLM cuts jobs and British Airways owner to raise $3.3 billion

IAG, the owner of British Airways, plans to raise 2.75 billion euros from shareholders to prop up its finances and allow it to survive what could be a longer-than-expected collapse in flying, while KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, said on Friday it would cut 1,500 additional jobs. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the … Read more Airlines hit hard: KLM cuts jobs and British Airways owner to raise $3.3 billion

British Airways faces strike threat over ‘fire-and-rehire’ plan

British Airways has been warned that staff could go on strike over a “fire-and-rehire” plan that affects around 30,000 workers. Cabin crew and support staff have until 31 July to sign contracts with cuts to pay if they want to keep their jobs. BA said the changes are needed to compete with low-cost airlines and … Read more British Airways faces strike threat over ‘fire-and-rehire’ plan

Travel chaos as UK warns against visiting Spain and imposes new quarantine

Thousands of British tourists have had their holidays to Spain thrown into chaos, after the British government advised against all non-essential travel to the country and re-imposed a 14 day quarantine on people returning from there to the UK. It follows a dramatic increase in coronavirus infections in Spain, with nearly 1,000 new cases reported … Read more Travel chaos as UK warns against visiting Spain and imposes new quarantine

BA aims to sell shares, dodge bailout – sources

British Airways is scrapping all its Boeing 747 jumbo jets. It’s cutting capacity to prepare for years of weak demand for air travel. Now Reuters sources say owner IAG has a plan to get its finances in good order too. They say the company will probably sell shares at the end of the summer, in … Read more BA aims to sell shares, dodge bailout – sources

British Airways retires 747 fleet early

British Airways will retire its entire 747 jumbo jet fleet with immediate effect. The world’s largest operator of Boeing 747s – had planned to retire the aircraft in 2024. But the decision was sped-up as passenger numbers collapsed in 2020 due to the new virus. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and … Read more British Airways retires 747 fleet early