British Airways (BA) has celebrated its inaugural service on a new route to Africa from London/Gatwick.
British Airways has been awarded a £9m grant from the UK government’s Advanced Fuel Fund (AFF) competition to help develop lower-carbon aviation fuels.
Following news in August that the BOAC liveried British Airways Boeing 747 was being dismantled, parts of the aircraft have now begun to be sold online to the public.
In a special Key Publishing magazine on Concorde, Kevin Tate recalled the experience of flying as a Concorde passenger on a route operated by dual-branded aircraft.
With Texan swagger for bigger, better, brighter and bolder, going supersonic was in Braniff International’s DNA. In a special Key Publishing magazine on Concorde, Charles Kennedy delved behind the scenes of an unusual Concorde co-operation.
As the CAA’s Chief Test Pilot Captain Jock Reid flew Concorde once a month with British Airways and was also called upon to fly some unusual flights on the supersonic airliner. In the September 2011 issue of Aviation News.
Brooklands Museum hosts the only functional Concorde flight simulator in the world. Richard Benedikz was invited to experience the simulator first-hand to find out exactly how realistic it is and reported back his experience in the December 2009 issue of Airliner World
Considered by many to be as demanding as the US space programme, Stephen Skinner chronicled the testing and certification of Concorde in a special Key Publishing magazine on the legendary aircraft. It was a colossal challenge taking almost seven years and more than 5,000 flying hours – twice that of the Airbus A380.
Concorde's path to its service entry was not an easy one. In 1976, it reached its conclusion. In the February 2016 issue of Aeroplane, Bruce Hales-Dutton talked to the last surviving flight crew member from British Airways’ inaugural flight