When a jetliner’s engine explodes moments before take off, people ask questions. Now, less than a week after that very thing happened to a British Airways 777, answers are starting to emerge—and they’re scary. (See update below.)
Yesterday at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, British Airways Flight 2276 bound for London’s Gatwick airport experienced an engine fire during its takeoff roll. More than a dozen people were injured in this horrific-looking incident. Here is a recap of everything we know about the situation so far.
A British Airways 777 caught fire at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport this evening. Reports state the fire began in one of the engines but that can not be confirmed at this time. All 159 passengers and 13 crew onboard are reported to have successfully escaped from the aircraft.
You might’ve heard of Walter Palmer, who is both a dentist from Minnesota and an asshole. Instead of using the $50,000 he had burning a hole in his pocket to do something useful for the world, last month Palmer decided to kill a beloved lion in Zimbabwe named Cecil. Now, in response to global outrage over the slaying,…
The Airbus A380 is the world's largest passenger jet, and one of the quietest on which to fly. And with 139 of the monstrous jets now in service, it continues to come into its own. This week alone, new A380 service was launched to two U.S. cities by three different airlines.
If you've ever flown First Class on an international airline (which I have not), you'd probably expect to receive some of the best service and dining equivalent to that of a four or five-star restaurant. But would you consider ordering a hamburger from among your dining options?
Jeremy Clarkson would like to fly with British Airways from London to Nice on his way to Monaco. It's not happening due to health and safety people. Annoyed Clarkson delivers.
Do you remember at the end of Back to the Future, where Doc Brown tossed a banana peel, some egg shells, and a partially-consumed beer into "Mr. Fusion" to make the DeLorean time machine fly? Now, in the present, British Airways has announced its "GreenSky" project will convert solid waste into jet fuel.
British Airways recently made a big splash across the pond by selecting former model and successful entrepreneur Michelle Mone for a summer advertising campaign. What do you think?
Austin, Texas received its first international long-haul service today, as British Airways inaugurated service from London Heathrow with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. So if you're a Brit going home from SXSW week deliriously hungover, there's no risk of missing your connecting flight.
BA's new #lookup campaign puts digital billboards equipped with surveillance technology under flight routes in Britain. When a BA plane flies by, the display switches to a child pointing out the plane passing overhead with the flight number and the destination it's arriving from. Infotainment at its best.
These folks probably thought they were one of the lucky few to get a flight into New York City...until they landed. Here's the story of how one British Airways flight sat overnight on JFK's runway for eight hours.