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Looking back at British Airways' 'World Images' rebranding

A quarter of a century after British Airways unveiled the first of a planned 50 ‘World Images’ across the tailfins of its fleet, Martin Needham looks back at a period almost airbrushed from the carrier’s history

QUIZ: British Airways - Seats across the fleet!

As the aviation world springs back to life, it's high time for a test which will sort the British Airways aficionados from the BA bunglers! All data is as supplied via British Airways and represents the maximum passenger capacity, unless otherwise stated. Good luck!

BA short-haul flights return to Gatwick

British Airways flights from London Gatwick Airport to European destinations are back after a two-year hiatus. Today’s international short-haul trips to Larnaca, Amsterdam, Paphos and Tenerife launched the flag carrier's return to the West Sussex, UK hub, with more flights promised in coming weeks.

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London Gatwick’s growing optimism

The green shoots of recovery are starting to appear at London/Gatwick as the West Sussex airport recorded a reduction in its annual losses while it sets its sights on a strong summer ahead.

Thought BA’s Alex Cruz had disappeared? Think again…

Since Alex Cruz stepped down as chief executive of British Airways, the Spaniard has been linked with various high-profile management positions across the global aviation sector. Now, after months of the industry rumour mill running red-hot, it appears he has finally agreed terms on at least one new aviation role. 

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How New York/JFK is transforming itself

New York’s John F Kennedy is embarking on a multi-billion-dollar regeneration programme that it hopes will cement its position as a top-tier international gateway. Mark Blacklock runs the rule over the airport’s impending transformation

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Gatwick outlines South Terminal reopening date

After nearly two years, London/Gatwick’s South Terminal is poised for reopening on March 27 in a bid to “meet the expected strong demand” during summer 2022 and beyond.

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Carriers unveil New York/JFK Terminal 8 plans

British Airways and American Airlines have detailed their soon-to-be joint operation from New York/John F Kennedy’s Terminal 8.

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Why airline liveries are found on non-airliners

Martin Needham compiles a fascinating snapshot of some well-known airline liveries found on smaller and often unexpected aircraft types

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What’s happening with transatlantic air travel?

What’s happening with transatlantic air travel? What are the secrets to success and the challenges for carriers? Could it be the latest long-haul offerings from Airbus? Mark Broadbent reports