After more than a decade of debate, the expansion of London's Heathrow airport has been given the green light after MPs voted in favour of the government's plans to add a third runway. Construction could begin as early as 2021...
David Banister 2 Jul 2018
British low-cost carrier EasyJet announced that it had agreed to buy part of bankrupt carrier Air Berlin's operations at the German capital's Tegel Airport for €40 million ($46.4 million)...
30 Oct 2017
As part of its African network expansion, British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes...
20 Sep 2017
British Airways is increasing its passenger capacity to Nigeria through its refurbished Boeing 747-400s to Lagos from September...
24 Jul 2017
UK based research company, Juniper Research, has released its new 'In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity: Market Prospects 2015-2020' research...
26 Nov 2015
Rolls-Royce, the British maker of aircraft engines, unveiled on Wednesday, 22 April, a new chief executive days after announcing a record deal...
24 Apr 2015
LONDON, UK: British satellite operator Inmarsat said it was offering a basic tracking service to all the world's passenger airlines free of charge, following the disappearance of Malaysian Airways flight MH370.
13 May 2014
GLASGOW, UK: Patrons inside The Clutha bar in Glasgow told how the roof collapsed shortly after they heard a giant thud, when a police helicopter plummeted onto the crowded bar.
2 Dec 2013
LONDON, UK: EasyJet is likely to go ahead and buy 135 Airbus single-aisle A320 passenger planes even though EasyJet's founder and biggest shareholder, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, said on Monday (1 July) that he would vote against this plan.
2 Jul 2013
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: British billionaire Richard Branson will finally wear a red skirt and serve as a stewardess on Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia next May after losing a Grand Prix bet with the founder of the airline.
21 Dec 2012
LONDON, UK: The world's first pan-African low-cost carrier Fastjet enjoyed keen demand on its first day of commercial operations, it said in a statement on Friday (30 November).
2 Dec 2012
LONDON, UK: easyJet reported record annual profits on Tuesday (20 November) as robust sales and deep cost-cutting offset high fuel costs, enabling the British no-frills airline to return one third of its net earnings to shareholders.
21 Nov 2012