Our most important journey yet – BA’s new livery promises a better world

BA Better World livery

British Airways has launched its new sustainability programme – BA Better World. Marking a commitment to put sustainability at the heart of its business, British Airways has unveiled the new look for one of its most fuel-efficient short-haul aircraft – an A320neo, which it has painted in its new ‘BA Better World’ sustainability colours as part of a partnership […]

BA confirms Negus will complete its heritage 747 quartet

Negus

British Airways has confirmed that its ‘Negus’ design will be the fourth and final livery to adorn the quartet of Boeing 747 retrojets. The 747-400, registration G-CIVB, entered the IAC paint bay at Dublin Airport last Saturday (9 March) where it is being repainted with the first version of the Negus livery which adorned the […]

Stunning BEA-liveried A319 takes to the skies

BEA A319

The second of British Airways’ heritage-liveried aircraft has taken to the skies. An Airbus A319, painted in the rakishly-good looking British European Airways (BEA) colours, landed at Heathrow this morning (4 March) and will fly on the airline’s domestic and European routes. It’s the second of BA’s aircraft to be painted in celebration of BA100, […]

Cleared for Landor: British Airways continues centenary celebrations

BA Landor

British Airways has revealed what will be its third heritage livery to take to the skies. A Boeing 747 painted in the iconic, much-loved Landor design will take to the skies, as part of BA’s centenary celebrations – and we can’t bloody wait. It’s the third in a series of heritage liveries flying as part […]

British Airways picks the Boeing 777X to replace its 747s

Boeing 777X

Boeing and International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways, have announced an order for up to 42 777X airplanes. With 18 firm orders and an option for 24 more aircraft, the airline joins a group of leading carriers that have selected the new 777-9, which will debut next month as the largest and […]

BOAC to the future: heritage 747 lands at Heathrow

BOAC 747

British Airways’ BOAC-liveried Boeing 747 has landed. Large crowds gathered at London’s Heathrow airport this morning (Monday 18 February) to welcome the British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the iconic design of its predecessor, British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC). Fresh out of the paintshop in Dublin, G-BYGC will now re-enter the flying schedule in its new […]

Five of the world’s most creative preflight safety videos

Rowan Atkinson

Let’s face it. The safety briefing is easily the dullest part of any flight you’ve ever taken. The last thing anybody wants to do before lifting off is to pay attention to a preflight safety demonstration. You know the drill – make sure your own mask is fitted before helping others (yes, sacrifice that baby sat […]

Little Red launches with big campaign

Little Red Airbus A320 at Manchester Airport.

Virgin Atlantic recently launched its ‘Little Red’ brand, flying between Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Manchester and London. Little Red aims to take market share not just from BA on short-haul and domestic flights, but on connecting long-haul flights to destinations across the globe. The service launched using Airbus A320 aircraft operating 26 flights daily from Heathrow – […]

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