BA explores possibility of using 3D printers to create aircraft parts in future

British Airways is exploring the possibility of using 3D printers to create aircraft parts in the future. These printers would be located at airports around the world to reduce delays for customers and emissions caused by transporting items. The airline’s innovators predict that non-essential cabin parts will be first on the list to be generated, including pieces of tray tables, entertainment systems and toilets. While these components do not impact the safe operation of the flight, they can reduce the number of seats or toilets available for customers and cause…

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BA wins CAPA Global Aviation Awards for Excellence as Airline of the Year

British Airways has won the CAPA Global Aviation Awards for Excellence as Airline of the Year 2019. British Airways, Swoop and Spirit Airlines were recognised among the top airlines at CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence in Malta on Thursday December 5 2019. The nine award categories covering airlines, airports and aviation leadership were presented at a dazzling ceremony at the Westin Dragonara Resort in St Julian’s, attended by over 150 aviation luminaries from across the globe as part of the 2019 CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit.     Regarded as…

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