British Airways gears up for a busy Christmas; expects to operate more than 11,000 flights to and from London between December 22-January 4

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is gearing up for the Christmas getaway and expects to operate more than 11,000 flights to and from London between Friday December 22 and Friday January 4, with the most popular destinations chosen by customers including New York, Rome and Geneva. More than 60,000 Christmas… Read the full press release

British Airways further expands its London City and regional operation with new routes, increased frequencies, more aircrafts and new jobs

LONDON, 2017-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is further expanding both its London City and regional operation with three new routes, increased frequencies, two more aircraft and 40 new jobs. Just a week after the airline announced it is increasing flights from Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol in Summer 2018, today it unveils plans to… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5

British Airways introduces Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5   London, 2017-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has introduced Mandarin-speaking customer service representatives at Heathrow Terminal 5, to help customers on their journey through the airport. The team, who are fluent in both English and Mandarin, assist customers at check-in, at the… Read the full press release

BA CityFlyer to hold an open day in Birmingham on Monday November 27 to recruit new captains

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — BA CityFlyer, a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, is visiting Birmingham at the end of November as part of a campaign to recruit new captains. The airline is holding an open day at the Hilton Metropole hotel at Birmingham NEC on Monday November 27 seeking pilots… Read the full press release

British Airways has raised £17 million for its global charity partnership with Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today announced that since 2010 it has raised £17 million for Flying Start, its global charity partnership with Comic Relief. Flying Start creates lasting change by giving children and young people a brighter future, whether that is making sure they are protected from violence, helping them… 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 unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new route to Corsica from Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will have even more choice of sunshine spots this summer with the launch of a new route to Corsica from Heathrow Terminal 5. Holidaymakers wanting to relax on pristine beaches, stroll through unspoilt coastal towns and explore charming hilltop villages should head to the picture-perfect… Read the full press release

British Airways launches its latest winter sun campaign

London, UK, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To bring some sunshine to Brits as the temperatures start to drop and the days start to draw in, British Airways is launching its latest winter sun campaign. The airline offers great value flights and holidays from Gatwick to destinations which include the Caribbean, Florida, Mexico and the… Read the full press release

British Airways sponsors the inaugural Run Gatwick event taking place on Sunday May 13, 2018

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today announced that it will be headline sponsor of the inaugural Run Gatwick event, an exciting new road race taking place on Sunday May 13, 2018. British Airways unveiled its sponsorship with a photoshoot with women’s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe. Paula, who is… Read the full press release

British Airways’ celebrates new winter schedule at London Gatwick with Imogen Waterhouse

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Model and ski-lover, Imogen Waterhouse posed at Gatwick to celebrate the start of British Airways’ new winter schedule, which has taken flight this week. Poised at the top of a British Airways slide as though she’s about to hit the slopes, and with a birdseye view from the wing… Read the full press release

British Airways helps special customer Joe Dowd on a milestone journey from Heathrow to Dublin

LONDON, 2017-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways stepped in to help customer, Joe Dowd on a milestone journey from Heathrow to Dublin this month. Though not a long journey, it was a very important one for 47 year-old Brentford based Joe as it was his first flight since he suffered a life-changing brain… Read the full press release

British Airways launches three new routes to European capital cities from London City Airport this winter

LONDON, 2017-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Winter is coming to London City Airport as a British Airways Plane of Thrones takes off for the mystical land of ‘Winterfell’. Known in more modern, and real life, times as Iceland, this is the first time its capital city Reykjavik has had a direct air link from the… Read the full press release

British Airways offers more low fares (at under £40) on its winter short-haul routes from Heathrow

LONDON, 2017-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has this week announced it is offering customers more fares for under £40 than ever before from Heathrow this winter, with the most affordable starting from £30 or under, each-way. These routes include Luxembourg (from £27), Palma (from £28), Malaga (from £30) and Bilbao (from £30). It’s… Read the full press release

British Airways Club World customers can now enjoy luxurious bedding and amenity kits from The White Company

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers travelling between London and New York JFK, will get an even better night’s sleep in the sky as new bedding from The White Company goes on board from this week. Club World customers on the airline’s flagship route can now enjoy luxurious bedding and amenity kits from the… 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 announces double Avios offer on all flights across its network

British Airways announces double Avios offer on all flights across its network   London, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members can earn double the number of Avios than usual when buying flights across the airline’s network between October 11 and December 31, 2017 for travel within the same period. The… Read the full press release

British Airways expands Inverness – Heathrow service to ten flights a week from March 2018

LONDON, 2017-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to expand its Inverness – Heathrow service from seven to ten flights a week from March next year. The new schedule, which will see a 30 per cent increase in capacity on the route, is the second major boost to the economy of the highlands and… Read the full press release

British Airways to start new twice-weekly service to southern Spanish city of Almeria

LONDON, 2017-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will be able to bask in beautiful Almeria next year when the airline starts a new twice-weekly service to the southern Spanish city on March 27, 2018. Situated in the southeast of Spain and perfectly positioned on the Mediterranean Sea, Almeria is famous for its Spaghetti Western film… Read the full press release

British Airways reveals top 18 must-see destinations for 2018

LONDON, 2017-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revealed its annual travel predictions for the year ahead selecting the top 18 must-see destinations for 2018. Highly-anticipated sporting events, new routes and TV programmes all influence the top travel predictions. The latest season of Game of Thrones has put Croatia firmly on the map, and… Read the full press release

British Airways, Iberia reach New Distribution Capability (NDC) related Agreement with Hogg Robinson Group

LONDON, 2017-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Iberia have confirmed today that they have reached a New Distribution Capability (NDC) related Agreement with Hogg Robinson Group. Under this initial Agreement, bookings made by Hogg Robinson Group in key European markets for British Airways and Iberia marketed flights will not be subject to the Distribution… Read the full press release

Twin brothers pilots at British Airways to retire: 45,000 flying hours; 3.5 years in the air and over two million customers flown

LONDON, 2017-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Twin brothers who work as British Airways pilots celebrated their 60th birthdays today by walking off their last ever flights, only 30 seconds apart. Captains Jeremy and Nick Hart both fly A320 aircraft on short-haul routes for British Airways. After being born 30 minutes apart they decided a fitting end… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Velocys to design waste plants that convert household waste into renewable jet fuel

LONDON, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has entered a partnership to design a series of waste plants that convert household waste into renewable jet fuel to power its fleet. The partnership, with Velocys, a renewable fuels company, is part of the airline’s plans to develop long-term, sustainable fuel options. The first plant will… Read the full press release

British Airways launches direct flights from Heathrow Terminal 5 to the Seychelles

LONDON, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Sun seekers wanting to discover paradise next year will now have even more choice as British Airways launches direct flights to one of the world’s most desirable holiday destinations. From March 24 2018 customers will be able to fly direct from Heathrow Terminal 5 to the Seychelles, making British… Read the full press release

British Airways the first airline worldwide to deploy eco-friendly Mototok tugs to push back aircraft from gate remotely

LONDON, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has become the first airline worldwide to introduce high-tech remote controlled devices to push back aircraft across its short-haul operation. The airline is modernising its operation to maintain and further improve punctuality for its customers. In partnership with Heathrow, the eco-friendly Mototok tugs will allow British Airways… Read the full press release

British Airways announces seat sale from 22 Gatwick destinations, September 14-September 19

LONDON, UK, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — As the back to work blues begin to set in, British Airways is turning up the heat at Gatwick with a quarter of a million seats available for less than £30. From 11am on September 14 until midnight on September 19, the airline is offering 250,000 seats*, the equivalent… Read the full press release

British Airways resumes all flights to the Caribbean and Florida

LONDON, UK, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A British Airways Boeing 777 took off for Turks and Caicos today for the first time since the island was struck by Hurricane Irma. The airline has now resumed all its flights to the Caribbean and Florida after they were disrupted by the worst hurricane to hit the… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new restaurant-style dining experience on flights between Heathrow and New York JFK

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The first tranche of British Airways’ £400 million investment in Club World, its long-haul business cabin, is set to arrive on September 1 as a new restaurant-style dining experience launches on flights between Heathrow and New York JFK. Travellers will be able to select their choice of freshly prepared… Read the full press release

British Airways adds two new transatlantic routes to its summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick

British Airways adds two new transatlantic routes to its summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has announced it will be adding another two new transatlantic routes to its summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick. Toronto in Canada, will be taking to the air from May 1, with three… Read the full press release

British Airways: fly to Europe and back for a grand total of just £35, plus 9,000 Avios

British Airways: fly to Europe and back for a grand total of just £35, plus 9,000 Avios   London, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is offering thousands of customers the chance to fly to Europe and back for a grand total of just £35, plus 9,000 Avios as part of its Reward… Read the full press release