JetBlue names former British Airways exec CEO, shares rise
Cowen and Co said last month that it expects JetBlue to outperform the market under new management and increased its price target for the airline's shares to $15 from $10. "JetBlue has struggled with their hybrid model catering to the business (traveller) and the leisure traveller," Cowen wrote in a note. "We believe a management change would lead to a change in philosophy and likely morph the ...
When the first British Airways flight landed in India
It's been almost 90 years since the British government envisaged flying an aircraft to India for the first time. On November 10, 1924, a testing flight funded by Imperial Airways (a precursor to British Airways ) left London for India and finished its hopping trip on March 17, 1925, paving the way for the first commercial flight to India in 1929.
British Airways returns
BRITISH Airways’ announcement yesterday that it will resume direct daily Kuala Lumpur-London flights from May 27 next year, after a 13-year break, could not have come at a better time for Malaysia’s aviation landscape. Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), which was relentless in its effort to bring back the British carrier, would stand to benefit most from the development. Maybank aviation ...
British Airways daily London-KL direct flight to start May 2015
British Airways will resume daily London – Kuala Lumpur direct flight beginning May 27, 2015 according to Malaysia Airport Berhad in a statement, yesterday. The airline first flying to Kuala Lumpur on Dec. 9 1933 and decided to terminate the service in 2001 saying it was economically not viable due to poor load factor. British […]
British Airways to resume KL-London flights next May
KUALA LUMPUR : British Airways will resume direct daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to London from May 27, 2015, after suspending the route in 2001 as global travel slowed down after the Sept 11 bombing of the New York World Trade Centre.
US accuses British Airways of hazardous shipment
DALLAS (AP) — Regulators say that British Airways violated safety rules by shipping an oxygen generator on an American Airlines flight from London to Dallas, and they are seeking to fine BA $195,000.