The owner of British Airways is set to soar back into the black this year and buoyant Easter and summer forward bookings will prompt the company to embark on a €3.9 billion spending spree to buy new aircraft to replace its ageing, polluting fleet.

Resurgent bookings to spark a spending spree at British Airways

The owner of British Airways is set to soar back into the black this year and buoyant Easter and summer forward bookings will prompt the company to embark on a €3.9 billion spending spree to buy new aircraft to replace its ageing, polluting fleet.