News & analysis
- `BA stood for bloody awful'. Gurassa, Charles; Murphy, Brian // Across the Board;Jan1995, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p55
Presents an excerpt from the speech of the author, regional general manager, Americas, of British Airways plc, at The Conference Board's 1994 Marketing conference. Transformation of the company through the leadership of Sir Colin Marshall; Service to customers; Service-driven profit.
- British Airways reacted. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/14/1997, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p23
Reports that British Airways reacted to a three-day strike by its cabin crew workers with threats of dismissals and a legal challenge. Effects on the airline's services.
- Employee relations. // People Management;2/23/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p7
Presents newsbits on management-employees relations in great Britain. News on the bargaining agreement reached by the dismissed pilots of Dan Air, with British Airways, which took over Dan Air; Calls for local authorities to encourage staff to speak about malpractice at work, by the Public...
- British Airways dons new global image. Morrocco, John D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/16/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 25, p81
Reports on the unveiling of a new corporate identity scheme by British Airways. The complete revamping of its aircraft livery; The hopes that it will create a more global, passenger-friendly image for the airline; The proposed alliance with American Airlines; The marketing strategy for its new...
- Cabin Pressure. Smith, Adam // Time International (Atlantic Edition);9/3/2007, Vol. 170 Issue 9, p36
The article profiles the airline British Airways and its chief executive officer (CEO) Willie Walsh. The author states that while statistics reveal issues with the airline's customer services, Walsh has made significant progress since taking over as CEO in 2005 that includes cutting jobs,...
- BA management cull to save Â£50m. // Personnel Today;12/6/2005, p1
The article discusses the impact of the decision by British Airways (BA) to cut its management team by 35% to save Â£50 millions. This move will see a 50% reduction in senior managers, from 414 jobs to 207, and a proposed 30% reduction in middle managers, from 1,301 jobs to 911 jobs. According...
- The human factor. Wheatcroft, Patience // Management Today;Sep2000, p33
Focuses on British Airways PLC chief executive Robert Ayling's approach in managing the Great Britain-based airline. Support of the airline's board to Ayling's leadership; Results of the airline's involvement in New Millennium Experience Co.
- Closer, But Still Too Far Away. Schofield, Adrian // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/19/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 27, p146
The author opines on alliances, joint ventures, and international mergers in the airline industry. The author discusses a merger between British Airways and Iberia, and a transatlantic partnership between them and American Airlines. The author regards such ventures as positive developments for...
- Talking tough. Coulter, Adam // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;1/2/2006, Issue 2698, p10
The article presents an interview with Willie Walsh, British Airway's new chief executive. Walsh is known to have turned around the Irish carrier Aer Lingus when it was at the brink of bankruptcy. His plans and approaches are discussed as well as his aim of getting the carrier into a 10% margin....