British Airways named Airline of the Year at CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has been named Airline of the Year at one of the aviation industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies. CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence was held in Malta yesterday evening (December 5, 2019). CAPA – Centre for Aviation, is one of the world’s most trusted sources of market intelligence for the… Read the full press release

British Airways joined The Valuable 500 and pledged its commitment to customers requiring additional assistance

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities British Airways has joined The Valuable 500 and pledged the airline’s commitment to customers requiring additional assistance The airline has seen customer satisfaction more than double for travellers with accessibility needs following major investment in a new specialist customer care team as part of British Airways’ £6.5 billion… Read the full press release

British Airways flies Diana Legacy Award winners from around the world for the 2019 Legacy Award ceremony

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has partnered with The Diana Award for the 2019 Legacy Award, hosted by Earl Spencer and held at the Old Royal Naval College yesterday evening. As the official travel partner, British Airways flew Diana Legacy Award winners from around the world to London for the bi-annual… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with Aston Martin

British Airways and Aston Martin gear up for take-off LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In the airline’s centenary year and on the anniversary of Concorde’s final flight, British Airways is proud to announce a partnership with Aston Martin, with a limited-edition sports car that honours the supersonic aircraft. The luxury British car manufacturer has created the… Read the full press release

British Airways to expand its fleet with a brand new 787-10 Dreamliner

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 19, 2019) announced that it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, with its first route being Atlanta in February next year. This state-of-the-art, 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage which allows the pressure to be… Read the full press release

British Airways creates a heroes’ send-off to a group of World War Two veterans

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways pulled out all the stops to create a heroes’ send-off as soon as it heard a group of World War Two veterans were travelling to the Netherlands for the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. The group returned to the Netherlands to retrace their personal journeys… Read the full press release

British Airways honours Barbara Jane Harrison with a Blue Plaque for her extraordinary heroism

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — A former BOAC cabin crew member, who died in 1968 while evacuating passengers from an aircraft, has been honoured with a Blue Plaque for her extraordinary heroism in her hometown of Bradford. British Airways sponsored the accolade for Barbara Jane Harrison, who died aged just 22, while bravely… Read the full press release

British Airways 24/7: Access All Areas airs on 5th September on Channel 5

First episode airs on Channel 5 on 5th September 2019 at 2100 GMT Documentary team from Title Role Productions in Manchester spent nine months filming with the airline at locations around the world Footage captured includes preparations for a visit from Her Majesty The Queen to celebrate the airline’s landmark birthday LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-03 —… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes plans submitted to develop UK and Europe’s first commercial waste to jet fuel plant

The proposed plant will take hundreds of thousands of tonnes of household and commercial solid waste and turn it into clean burning sustainable aviation fuel, reducing net greenhouse gases by 70% compared to the fossil fuel equivalent – equal to taking up to 40,000 cars per year off the road British Airways intends to purchase… Read the full press release

British Airways staff votes as the best in Europe at the Skytrax 2019 World Airline Awards

British Airways wins the Best Airline Staff in Europe award at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards Cabin crew and airport colleagues were praised for their friendly welcome The airline also won awards for Most Improved Airline in Europe, Best Airline Staff in United Kingdom and Best Cabin Crew in the United Kingdom LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

British Airways hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London and San Francisco – A British Airways flight has touched down at London Heathrow from San Francisco this morning, having been on quite a unique journey – it hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi.  The airline joined up with Founders Forum to give five start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to a host of judges on board the flight… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a Centenary Archive Collection of photographs and videos from its 100-year history

To mark British Airways’ centenary, the airline has launched a Centenary Archive Collection of never-before-seen photographs and videos from its 100-year history The Centenary Archive Collection includes images from Concorde, Royal flights and vintage airline posters An interactive year-by-year timeline illustrates how British Airways became one of the world’s leading airlines The archive will be hosted on the airline’s… Read the full press release

British Airways announced the winners of its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (May 03, 2019) announced the winners of its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge. British Airways celebrates its centenary this year, a landmark in aviation. To mark this, the airline’s BA 2119: Flight of the Future programme is exploring the next 100 years in aviation for… Read the full press release

British Airways teams up with The Diana Award in support of children and young people living challenging lives

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is partnering with The Diana Award as part of its commitment to making a positive impact in local communities, with a particular focus on supporting children and young people living challenging lives in the UK and overseas. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, and… Read the full press release

British Airways brings together its four heritage liveried aircraft to mark its centenary this year

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has, for the first time today (April 9, 2019), brought together its four heritage liveried aircraft which were repainted to mark the airline’s centenary this year, alongside an A319 in the current Chatham Dockyard livery, to capture a rare image of some of the airline’s most… Read the full press release

British Airways voted the number one British brand in both the consumer and business Superbrands lists for 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has been voted the number one British brand in both the consumer and business Superbrands lists for 2019. Over 1,500 brands were included in both surveys and British Airways was voted in fourth place in the Business Index and fifth place in the Consumer Index. The… Read the full press release

British Airways’ fourth and final aircraft in a heritage livery has touched down at Heathrow

A Boeing 747 in the Negus design touched down at Heathrow this morning This is the fourth British Airways aircraft in a heritage livery to enter service following a British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) liveried Boeing 747, a British European Airways (BEA) Airbus 319 and a British Airways Landor 747, which are already in the… Read the full press release

British Airways unveiled Red Nosed plane for Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — As millions of people across the country don a Red Nose for Comic Relief, British Airways has unveiled an aircraft that will be wearing a Red Nose of its own for the cause.  Painted on to an A320, the airline is raising awareness of Red Nose Day as… Read the full press release

British Airways revealed a Boeing 747 painted in the Negus design as the fourth and final design in its series of heritage liveries

Rumours confirmed as the airline reveals that the Negus design from 1974 to 1980 will adorn a Boeing 747 Aircraft is currently in Dublin receiving its paint job, due out of the IAC paint bay later this month Aircraft is the final in a series of four heritage liveries being painted as part of British… Read the full press release

British Airways unveiled a Boeing 747 painted in the Landor design as the third in its series of four heritage liveries

Boeing 747, reg G-BNLY, arrived at Heathrow this morning in the recognisable Landor livery The aircraft will take to the skies on long-haul routes currently served by the Boeing 747 British Airways is painting selected aircraft in heritage designs to mark its centenary LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (March 09,… Read the full press release

British Airways unveiled British European Airways (BEA) design for its heritage liveries series to mark its centenary

A319, reg G-EUPJ, arrived at Heathrow this morning in British European Airways colours The aircraft will fly domestic and European routes, heading first to Manchester British Airways is painting selected aircraft in heritage designs to mark its centenary LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (March 4, 2019) unveiled the second in… Read the full press release

British Airways revealed iconic Landor design for its heritage liveries series to mark its centenary

The iconic Landor design will be the next heritage livery to take to the skies on a Boeing 747 Aircraft landed in Dublin earlier this week to be painted and will return to Heathrow later in the month Aircraft is the third in a series of heritage liveries flying as part of British Airways’ centenary… Read the full press release

British Airways marks its centenary with British European Airways livery

British European Airways (BEA) will be the next heritage livery to take to the skies on an Airbus 319 Aircraft goes in to the paint bay this weekend, and will return to Heathrow next month News comes after crowds gather to watch arrival of the BOAC Boeing 747 on Monday Heritage liveries entering service as… Read the full press release

British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the iconic design of its predecessor BOAC arrives in Heathrow

The BOAC-liveried Boeing 747, reg: G-BYGC, has arrived back at Heathrow from the paint factory this morning and will enter the airline’s flying schedule, heading first to New York Arrival coincides with the Boeing 747 first flight anniversary just days earlier LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Large crowds gathered at Heathrow today (February… Read the full press release

British Airways moves to a new location in Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (February 06, 2019) announced it is moving to a new location in Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy airport.  The airline is investing in a new, improved terminal alongside American Airlines as part of a significant reinvestment by the Port Authority of New York… Read the full press release

oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines to celebrate its 20th anniversary

Digital revolution: Customers flying on connecting flights on oneworld airlines to be able to check-in, obtain boarding passes, track baggage, receive flight updates and pay for additional services through their preferred airline’s app or website, progressively from this year. Even better customer experience:  oneworld-branded and managed airport lounges to be rolled out at key airports, offering more… Read the full press release

British Airways announces return of BA Magic campaign as part of its centenary year celebration

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to mark its centenary year with 100 acts of kindness as the BA Magic campaign makes a return as #BAMagic100. The campaign, which was launched in 2017, saw the airline arranging surprise proposals, reuniting loved ones, arranging money-can’t-buy experiences and creating holidays of… Read the full press release

British Airways invites start-ups to join Founders Forum Competition

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Founders Forum, a global community for digital and technology entrepreneurs, is giving start-ups the chance to pitch their business ideas on the future of air travel.  On June 12, with support from British Airways, a panel of leading investors and CEOs will be 30,000 feet in the sky… Read the full press release

British Airways to paint a Boeing 747 in the much-admired design of its predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation

A BOAC-liveried Boeing 747, reg: G-BYGC, will arrive back at Heathrow from the paint factory on February 18 to enter the airline’s flying schedule 747 G- BYGC first aircraft to receive popular design from British Airways’ past with more details of further designs to be revealed in due course New aircraft, including the A350, will… Read the full press release

British Airways kicked off its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge to create a new generation sustainable aviation fuel

To mark British Airways’ Centenary in 2019, the airline will host events to lead the debate on the future of flying over the next 100 years, exploring the future of sustainable aviation fuels, the aviation careers of the future and the customer experience of the future The winner will receive funding for further research and… Read the full press release