COVID-19 impact: Britain's Rolls-Royce to axe 9,000 jobs in air travel slump; more firms resort to lay off on recession woes
Rolls-Royce said it was targeting 1.3 billion pounds of annual cost savings, with about 700 million coming from layoffs plus other cuts that could include factory closures.
British Airways has 45,000 employees, including 16,500 cabin crew and 3,900 pilots, according to its website.
Coronavirus Outbreak: British Airways puts about 28,000 employees on furlough; to give 80% of their usual salary
The assistance to the British Airways' staff may also include funding by the UK government up to $3,095 a month under a national plan, the report said.
Airline industry braces for prolonged recovery from coronavirus crisis; half the world's airplanes in storage
Carriers including United Airlines Holdings Inc and Air New Zealand Ltd have warned they are likely to emerge from the coronavirus crisis smaller, and there are fears others may not survive.
Airlines expected to outlive COVID-19 pandemic scare with resized business; govt support vital to see through turbulence
Globally, airlines have focused on becoming bigger to ensure their customers don’t have to look elsewhere for their travel needs.
Blocking last row on Airbus A320neos: Measure comes after EASA caution but not a red signal for potential danger
GoAir has about 30 A320neos in its fleet and over 100 more of the jets ordered with IndiGo holding the world record with 400 on order.
British Airways strike to impact students the most, says travel industry; almost all flights cancelled on first day of 2-day stir
British Airways currently operates 49 weekly flights from five cities in the country
British Airways begins two-day strike over pay dispute; most UK flights cancelled over industrial action
British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline’s flights and disrupting thousands of travellers’ plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute
The hack involved traffic to the British Airways website being diverted to a fraudulent site.
British Airways fined over £183 million after theft of passenger data; airline calls incident 'very sophisticated, malicious attack'
British Airways has been fined more than £183 million after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said on Monday.
Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jets since Lion Air crash; International Airlines Group signs letter of intent for 200 planes
The company announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday that International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways and other carriers, signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft.
British Airways flight mistakenly lands in Scotland; reaches original destination Dusseldorf with delay of over three hours
A British Airways plane flew by mistake from London to Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf in Germany on Monday
everal airlines, including Emirates and Qatar Airways, suspended flights to Pakistan on Wednesday after the South Asian nation closed its air space following heightened tensions with neighbouring India
Vistara, Japan Airlines ink code share agreement; move to allow customers seamless connectivity to Japan
The pact between the two carriers is effective February, according to a Vistara release.
British Airways to resume flights to Pakistan after a decade; carrier pulled out after 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing
The British airline had suspended its flights to Pakistan in September 2008 after the deadly bombing on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad
Tatas in pursuit of controlling stake in debt-laden Jet Airways; aim to move from fringe player to centre stage
Buying Jet Airways, with its fleet of 124 aircraft, would return Tata to the forefront of Indian aviation in terms of size, almost 70 years after its first airline was nationalized, and six years after it re-entered the market with two joint ventures.
British Airways apologized in September after the credit card details of its customers were stolen.
Cathay Pacific shares slide nearly 7% to nine-year low as data leak of 9.4 million passengers rattles investors
Cathay Pacific said the Hong Kong Police had been notified about the breach and there was no evidence that any personal information had been misused
British Airways says personal and financial details of customers stolen in a data breach involving 3,80,000 bank cards
British Airways advised anyone who believed they may have been affected to contact their bank or credit card provider and follow their recommendations
Plane journeys taking longer than a decade ago; flight times extended by major airlines to avoid payouts: Report
A majority of flight routes are advertised as taking longer than 10 years ago, despite improvements in aircraft technology, the report found.