British Airways plc (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom which is based and headquartered in Waterside, near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport. British Airways operates a second hub at Gatwick Airport and a third hub, served through its fully owned subsidiary, BA CityFlyer, at London City Airport. British Airways is the largest airline in the UK based on fleet size, international flights and international destinations. BA's UK passengers originating at non-London airports must connect via London after British Airways discontinued all direct overseas flights from UK airports outside London following the sale of BA Connect to British regional carrier Flybe in 2007.
Campaign Finance$16,075 Given
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Lobbying on Behalf of British Airways
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount British Airways $430,000 Tomb & Assoc $140,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Aviation, Airlines & Airports,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Travel & Tourism,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Fuel, Gas & Oil,
- Alcohol & Drug Abuse,
- Clean Air & Water,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 S.1733 Green Taxis Act of 2009 H.R.1586 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act H.R.3464 National Future Farmers of America Commemorative Coin Act of 2009 S.1451 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act H.R.915 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009 S.1023 Travel Promotion Act of 2009 H.R.2881 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007 H.R.4714 National Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act of 2010 H.R.4853 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
RegulationsMentioned in 1340 dockets; Submitted to 89 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "British Airways" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 30 DOT USA3000, BA, SAS, Air France, Swiss, Virgin, Lufthansa, TAP, Alitalia, El Al, Air Jamaica, Singapore and KLM - Complaint Against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Newark International Airport - Airport Fees Dispute 2005
- Toggle 21 DOT American Airlines, Inc. and British Airways Plc - Exemption/Codesharing - United States-United Kingdom 2002
- Toggle 10 DOT American Airlines, Inc., British Airways Plc, Finnair Oyj, Iberia Lineas Aereas de Expana, S.A. and Royal Jordanian Airlines - Approval of and Antirust Immunity for Alliance Agreements 2008
- Toggle 5 DOT Computer Reservations Systems - Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 2006
- Toggle 4 DOT Foreign - Designation of Agent for Service of Notice, Process, Orders, Decisions and Requirements 2002
- Toggle 4 Benjamin Edelman - Complaint - Against British Airways for Multiple Price Advertising Violations 2013
- Toggle 4 DOT British Airways Plc - Exemption - United Kingdom-United States 1996
- Toggle 3 F. Bennett Cushman II - Complaint Against British Airways - Alleged Violations of 49 U.S.C. 41712 and 14 C.F.R. 259.5(B)(4) 2013
- Toggle 3 DOT British Airways (BA) Limited - Exemption - U.S.-Europe 2012
- Toggle 3 FAA In the Matter of British Airways - Complaint - CP04SO023 2004
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 3258 DOT American Airlines, Inc., British Airways Plc, Finnair Oyj, Iberia Lineas Aereas de Expana, S.A. and Royal Jordanian Airlines - Approval of and Antirust Immunity for Alliance Agreements 2008
- Toggle 444 DOT American Airlines, Inc. and British Airways PLC - Approval of/and Antitrust Immunity For Alliance Agreement 1997
- Toggle 294 DOT USA3000, BA, SAS, Air France, Swiss, Virgin, Lufthansa, TAP, Alitalia, El Al, Air Jamaica, Singapore and KLM - Complaint Against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Newark International Airport - Airport Fees Dispute 2005
- Toggle 178 DOT American Airlines, Inc. and British Airways PLC - Antitrust Immunity Agreement 2001
- Toggle 162 DOT American Airlines, Inc. and British Airways Plc - Exemption/Codesharing - United States-United Kingdom 2002
- Toggle 151 DOT U.S. - U.K. Alliance Case 2001
- Toggle 141 DOT American Airlines, Inc. and British Airways Plc - Exemption/Blanket Codesharing/Statements of Authorizations 2001
- Toggle 79 DOT U.S. DOT/OST - Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Computer Reservation System (CRS) Regulations (Part 255) 1997
- Toggle 78 DOT British Airways, PLC - Acquisition of a Significant Equity Interest in USAIR 2006
- Toggle 77 Benjamin Edelman - Complaint - Against British Airways for Multiple Price Advertising Violations 2013
Advisory Committees4 people on 5 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "British Airways" that sat on federal advisory committees.
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