16 JULY 2012


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.


BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.


Email this Page

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
© 2020 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 16 JULY 2012

787 simulator for BA

British Airways stole a march on all the other world’s airlines at Farnborough by having a 787 simulator on display. 

Well not an actual 787 sim but its venerable mobile flight procedure trainer spruced up (a digital rather than analogue layout) to give the effect of a Dreamliner. 

For 26 years the apparatus, manned by volunteer BA pilots, has clocked-up more than 25,000 miles visiting air shows, schools, and corporate and charity events around the UK – the same as flying to Paris and back nearly 60 times – raising money for High Flight, a kids’ charity helping disadvantaged and seriously ill children fly in light aircraft.

British Airways has 24 Boeing 787 Dreamliners on order, with the first due in 2013. www.ba.com www.highflight.info

Index/Home page

OUR READERS' FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum

No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?

Add your comment

First Name
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.