Today in British Airways History

Historical Events

  • 1939-12-02 British Imperial Airways & British Airways merge to form BOAC
  • 1987-02-11 British Airways begins trading stocks
  • 1993-01-11 British Airways ends one of the longest libel actions in its history

Famous Birthdays

Famous Deaths

  • 2005-07-12 John King, Baron King of Wartnaby, Chief executive of British Airways since its privitisation (b. 1917)