100 Years of British Airways: Celebrating the Past and Looking to the Future

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM [GMT]

Waterside Theatre, British Airways Waterside HQ, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, UB7 0GA, United Kingdom

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Thursday, 11 April 2019, 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM [GMT]

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Sholto Douglas Named Lecture

100 YEARS OF BRITISH AIRWAYS:

CELEBRATING THE PAST AND LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

ALEX CRUZ 
CHAIRMAN & CEO, BRITISH AIRWAYS

 


PROGRAMME INTRO

British Airways (BA) is one of the world's leading airlines, and the UK's national flag carrier, offering an extensive global route network across 5 continents. BA’s earliest predecessor, Aircraft Transport & Travel Ltd. (AT&T), inaugurated the world's first scheduled international air service with a converted de Havilland 4A day bomber leaving Hounslow (later Heathrow) Airport to Bourget in Paris on 25th August 1919.

Over the next 100 years, the company has grown from those humble beginnings to become the largest airline in Britain based on fleet size. In April 2019, the RAeS Heathrow Branch is delighted to welcome Alex Cruz, the Chairman & CEO of British Airways to present the Society’s 31st Sholto Douglas Named Lecture.

Alex will talk about British Airways’ celebration of its Centenary this year, tracing the airline’s history back to 1919, its current £6.5bn investment for customers, and what opportunities and challenges the next hundred years may hold.

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The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) Heathrow Branch was formed from the combined London Airport Branches of SLAET (founded in 1950) and RAeS (founded in 1955). The Branch membership principally covers Middlesex, although regular attendees also travel from neighbouring counties and from central London. The Branch meets regularly at British Airways Waterside and all members and non-members will receive a warm welcome!

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