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

Flying Start, British Airways global charity partnership with Comic Relief celebrates raising £20 million

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising £20 million. This partnership, the first to work with Comic Relief to raise money all year round, began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils a poppy decal on a Boeing 747 fuselage

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways proudly unveils a poppy decal on a Boeing 747 fuselage, as a symbol of remembrance for the fallen. In the centenary year of the end of the First World War, the 8ft by 8ft poppy will be displayed on the aircraft as it flies to numerous… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates raising £20 million for Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways’ global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising a mammoth £20 million. Flying Start began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved its fundraising target more than a year ahead of schedule, thanks… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Bremont to launch a limited-edition timepiece that features metal from the most famous and iconic planes in history – Concorde

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is proud to partner with luxury British watchmakers Bremont on the launch of a new limited-edition timepiece that features metal from one of the most famous and iconic planes in history – Concorde. Ahead of the airline’s centenary celebrations next year, the special edition watch was… Read the full press release

British Airways appoints Andrew Brem as Chief Commercial Officer and a member of its Management Committee

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (October 08, 2018) announced that Andrew Brem is appointed Chief Commercial Officer and a member of the British Airways Management Committee.  Andrew Brem joins British Airways on 29 October, 2018 and takes responsibility for the airline’s Commercial division, reporting to Chairman and CEO, Alex Cruz…. Read the full press release

British designer Ozwald Boateng to bring modern contemporary twist to British Airways uniforms

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Savile Row tailoring expert, Ozwald Boateng OBE, is to be the next in an auspicious line-up of British designers to develop uniforms for the airline. Boateng, who is known for bringing a modern contemporary twist to the classic British institution of tailoring, will be designing a collection for… Read the full press release

British Airways supports HRH The Duke of Cambridge, Tusk Trust and United for Wildlife in their mission to fight wildlife crime

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — HRH The Duke of Cambridge departed from Heathrow this evening on a British Airways A380 aircraft displaying the message #EndWildlifeCrime, kicking off a mission to highlight the urgent global threat to wildlife and people from the illegal wildlife trade. Prince William will be undertaking a working trip to… Read the full press release

British Airways as Principal Partner to Twickenham Stadium and the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways announced as Principal Partner to Twickenham Stadium and the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby British Airways will become the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby, flying the Men’s and Women’s squads to tournaments around the world. The multi-year, ground-breaking new partnership will also see the… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new direct service to the South African city of Durban

LONDON, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers hoping to escape the Northern Hemisphere’s shorter days and long, cold nights this winter have a new destination: the South African city of Durban with the start of British Airways’ new direct service. From October 29 holidaymakers will be able to surf their heart out along the Golden… Read the full press release

British Airways names Angela Williams as People Director

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today announces that Maria Da Cunha, HR & Legal Director, is stepping down from British Airways after 17 years. Angela Williams is appointed to the role of People Director for British Airways and joins the business on June 4, 2018. Maria joined British Airways’ legal team… Read the full press release

British Airways and Qatar Airways expand codeshare partnership

British Airways and Qatar Airways expand codeshare partnership LONDON, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you fancy a “surf in Perth” or a “thriller in Manila” – following an extended joint business agreement between British Airways and Qatar Airways, customers will be able to choose flights to these two cities plus 12 other exciting destinations…. Read the full press release

Tennis star Kyle Edmund announced as new ‘British Airways Ambassador’

Tennis star Kyle Edmund announced as new ‘British Airways Ambassador’ LONDON, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (March 05, 2018) announced a new partnership with tennis star, Kyle Edmund. The 23 year-old who was recently a semi-finalist at the Australian Open, has also today been officially ranked as number one in Britain…. Read the full press release

British Airways announces summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As the back to work blues set in, British Airways is turning up the heat at Gatwick as summer 2018 is set to be the airline’s biggest schedule in almost a decade. In summer 2017 the airline operated around 1000 flights a week at its peak.  More than… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new £4.5bn investment programme

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ chief executive Alex Cruz pledged today that the airline’s new £4.5bn investment programme would improve the flying experience for all customers. Reaffirming British Airways as a premium airline committed to customer choice, he outlined the unprecedented competitive pressure the company faced and voiced his determination to… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017

British Airways welcomes more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017   London, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is welcoming more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017. Students will get to experience the airline’s world class facilities and speak to colleagues at its engineering bases… Read the full press release

British Airways new pre-flight safety video features some of Britain’s best-loved personalities

British Airways new pre-flight safety video features some of Britain’s best-loved personalities   London, 2017-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A team of top celebrities including Gordon Ramsay, Rob Brydon, Sir Ian McKellen and Thandie Newton make appearances in British Airways’ entertaining new pre-flight safety video, which launches in September. The new film features some of… Read the full press release

British Airways to provide customers a great night’s sleep in the sky through partnership with The White Company

British Airways to provide customers a great night’s sleep in the sky through partnership with The White Company   London, 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (July 04, 2017) announced its plans to give customers a great night’s sleep in the sky through a partnership with the luxury lifestyle brand, The White… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new summer sun flights from seven UK and Irish airports; prices start at just £29

LONDON, 2017-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This weekend British Airways launches new summer sun flights from seven UK and Irish airports continuing its growth of regional flying.  Prices in economy start at just £29 or customers can choose the airline’s Club Europe cabin offering lounge access and complementary food and drink. And for the first… Read the full press release

British Airways: Hack Horizon, the most innovative inflight travel hackathon to date

British Airways: Hack Horizon, the most innovative inflight travel hackathon to date   London, 2017-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Hack Horizon, the first TravelTech hackathon onboard a British Airways commercial flight between Hong Kong and London Heathrow, culminated last night with a pitch event at London’s iconic Transport Museum. The evening showcased the exceptional travel-focused… Read the full press release

British Airways’ loyalty programme expands benefits and flexibility to its members

England, 2017-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ loyalty programme, The Executive Club is unlocking even more benefits and flexibility to deliver greater loyalty rewards and value to its members. Alex Cruz, British Airways’ chairman and CEO, said: “We’ve launched a multi-million pound investment plan to benefit our customers with a focus on excellence in… Read the full press release

British Airways reveals investment plans to enhance customer experience

British Airways reveals investment plans to enhance customer experience   London, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched its investment plans for customers, focusing on excellence in the premium cabins and more choice and quality for all. Watch Alex Cruz, British Airways’ chairman and CEO reveal the airline’s plans during a charter flight… Read the full press release

New British Airways flights from Manchester Airport and Stansted to operate on modern Embraer 190 jet aircraft

New British Airways flights from Manchester Airport and Stansted to operate on modern Embraer 190 jet aircraft   London, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to launch seven new routes from Manchester Airport this summer and three new destinations from Manchester’s sister airport Stansted. From May the airline will begin summer-only direct… Read the full press release

British Airways and Alaska Airlines extend partnership

LONDON, 2016-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In the new agreement, available for sale on ba.com from today, customers will be able to book seats on Alaska flights to seven destinations across the West Coast of America and three in Hawaii direct for travel from November 23. Holidaymakers wanting to hit the surf can fly onwards… Read the full press release