British Civil Aviation in 1990

15 January
British Airways introduces the Airbus A320 into service, after receiving six aircraft that were originally ordered by British Caledonian.

10 June
A British Airways British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) 111 makes an emergency landing at Southampton after its front windscreen blows out and its captain is partially sucked out of the flight deck during depressurisation.

18 June
Updated computer facilities at the London Air Traffic Control Centre are opened by The Princess Royal at RAF West Drayton.