British Caledonian

Type: Company
Name: British Caledonian
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Glamorous entry into the ‘Forty club’: British Airways vintage history delights travellers

Turning forty has never been so glamorous, as seen by presenter Denise Van Outen who modelled a vintage Hardy Amies 1974 air hostess uniform, to mark British Airways fortieth anniversary this week.The airline, which charts its history back to 1919, became ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

High hopes ‘orange tartan’ will take off

FOR half-awake commuters, it could prove to be an "orange eye" rather than "red eye" flight.An easyJet kilt in the airline’s signature colour was unveiled today, sported by cabin crew on its inaugural 6:40am service from Inverness to Gatwick.Scotland’s ... [Published The Scotsman - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

As One Airline Ceases Operations, Old Names Look To Return

SAirlines, like many other businesses, operate under a type of Darwinian rule — only the strong survive. Throughout the decades, many have come and gone. Some have been bought and merged into others, while a few have made a come-back, with mixed resu ... [Published Jalopnik - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why Dubai is attracting business away from London

Emirates airline president Sir Tim Clark on Dubai's growth as a global airporthub and how inaction over airport capacity is hurting BritainEver wondered what happens to a 258-seater jet when it starts to look a bitdated?“Cut up in the desert,” Sir Tim ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Dec 12 2013 - Updated Dec 12 2013 - 1 reports

NBCC Honours British Airways for...

The Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce, NBCC, has honoured British Airways for promoting bilateral business and investment activity between Nigerian and Britain. The honour was conferred on the airline during NBCC's 2013 annual Presidential Dinner and ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Dec 12 2013]

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The former airline executive said tartan had been part of British Caledonian’s brand image, which was the "total antithesis" to easyJet’s. He said: "It was an era when flying was more glamorous – passengers wore jackets and ties."
"revive the iconic brand of the 1980's and restore the concepts of Respect, Value, and Excitement to the air travel experience. By providing safe, affordable and enjoyable flights on a convenient schedule to cities that are underserved as a result of the consolidations and mergers of the major carriers, our business model and its customer-centric focus will form a solid foundation for the success of our company, its Shareholders and Team Members."
next year: "Listen, there will always be two global traumas, which will"
"The role that the BritishBritish Airways has continued to play in encouraging and fostering business and economic activities between Nigeria and Britain cannot be overemphasized. It dates back to the formation of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce and the role played by the then Chairman of British Caledonian, Sir Adam Thompson" he said

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Glamorous entry into the ‘Forty club’: British ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Apr 06 2014]
High hopes ‘orange tartan’ will take off [Published The Scotsman - Mar 31 2014]
As One Airline Ceases Operations, Old Names Loo... [Published Jalopnik - Mar 28 2014]
Why Dubai is attracting business away from London [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 22 2014]
NBCC Honours British Airways for... [Published AllAfrica.com - Dec 12 2013]
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