A British Airways aircraft was on Friday involved in a "full emergency" landing at Heathrow Airport here, days after another plane of UK's flag carrier averted a potential disaster when its engine caught fire before take-off at Las Vegas.
UK's flag carrier British Airways has revamped its loyalty programme for business class travellers with a three-tier ranking system to boost earning power, handpicked offers and bonuses for members and a new easy-to-use online account management, among others.
Ahead of the holiday season, British Airways on Friday reduced its base fares by up to 74 percent for its flights from India to a host of destinations across the US under a limited period special fare offer.
British finance minister George Osborne said he would make it cheaper for families to travel by scrapping an air travel tax charged for children, prompting airlines to call on him to go further and also abolish the levy in its entirety.
British Airways (BA) may consider partnering with an Indian carrier for hub-and-spoke operations in line with its relationship with American Airlines depending on how the market develops over the next 2-3 years, a top official said.
British Airways on Tuesday joined its peers in offering limited period discounted tickets to air travellers, rolling out up to 50 percent lower fares on its flight from India to select global destinations including London, New York and San Francisco.