British Airways’ Sport Relief achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ week of Sport Relief fundraising events has taken off today (March 06, 2020) by achieving a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team (mixed), made up of colleagues and sporting celebrities. British Airways’ support for Sport Relief… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to waive its change fee, giving customers the flexibility to delay booked travel

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is leading the way as the first UK airline to waive its change fee, giving customers the flexibility to delay travel that is booked during the next two weeks. The policy will be available for new bookings made between Tuesday 3 March 2020 and Monday 16 March… Read the full press release

British Airways launches offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (February 27, 2020) launched an offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays. Offers span 20 long-haul destinations in First and Club World, over 35 European routes in Club Europe as well as British Airways Holidays. With return fares starting from £1,195 or £275 return + 188,000 Avios, customers… Read the full press release

British Airways trials fully autonomous, electric mobility devices at JFK Airport

British Airways trials state-of-the-art, fully autonomous vehicles at JFK Airport to help customers navigate the airport terminal freely and independently Autonomous devices are the latest innovation to complement the airline’s investment in customer service, including the introduction of a specialist accessibility team British Airways aims to be the airline of choice for customers requiring additional… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights in 2020

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (26 February 2020) announced a new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights in 2020, amounting to more than a quarter of a billion individual items of plastic and equivalent to more than 30,000 suitcases full of… Read the full press release

British Airways strengthens its New Distribution Capability platform with significant new initiative

British Airways’ initiatives will accelerate the benefits available to customers who book through NDC enabled travel agents Improvements include expanding Long Haul Additional Price Points across more routes and introducing extra price points on Short Haul Agents will have access to full servicing prior to ticketing LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British… Read the full press release

British Airways increases services from Heathrow to Miami, Seattle and Cape Town

London, UK, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is adding more flights to some of its most popular destinations in the US and South Africa from April*. The airline will be increasing its services from Heathrow to Miami, Seattle and Cape Town, offering those customers who want to travel during the busy spring… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club Members can collect Up to double Avios on eStore purchases

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members could be even closer to unlocking exciting travel rewards by earning up to double Avios this month when shopping at selected retailers including H&M and John Lewis on Avios eStore. From today(February 18, 2020) until the beginning of March, Members of the award-winning loyalty programme, British… Read the full press release

British Airways and Royal Air Maroc announce new codeshare agreement

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced a new codeshare agreement which will open up new routes across Morocco including Casablanca and Agadir.  It will also give customers more flight flexibility between London Heathrow and Marrakesh. Customers will be able to book from 13 February when the… Read the full press release

British Airways will be the only airline with regular scheduled service between the UK and St Lucia

Two weekly services added to St Lucia – British Airways will soon be the only airline to serve the island with a regular multi-weekly scheduled service from the UK Extra services also added to Cape Town and Cancun LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers travelling to hot-spots St Lucia, Cape… Read the full press release

British Airways announces Valentine’s Day offers

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will be spreading the love this Valentine’s Day with a range of short and long haul offers to destinations including Barcelona, New Orleans, Seychelles and Venice.  Customers who book two Club cabin tickets can make a saving of up to £800 per person compared to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching a summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay, creating the only direct route to Heathrow. This adds to the new routes the airline has already announced for summer 2020 to Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey. Seats are available to book from today… Read the full press release

British Airways and Comic Relief support African NGO mothers2mothers in Ghana

African NGO mothers2mothers launches in Ghana, thanks to British Airways and Comic Relief LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of Ghanaian children will get a flying start to life as they and their families receive life-saving  health services from mothers2mothers (m2m), an African not-for-profit organisation. With funding support from British Airways and… Read the full press release

British Airways trials automated cocktail maker in its San Francisco and Newark lounges

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is exclusively trialling an automated cocktail maker in its San Francisco and Newark lounges. Cocktails are dispensed in under 45 seconds, adding a new dimension to the food and drink available for customers. Available until March 2020, British Airways’ First and Club World customers travelling from San Francisco and… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces freshly designed soft blankets and cushions and a new headrest for World Traveller customers

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has unveiled freshly designed soft blankets and cushions and a new headrest for customers in its World Traveller (long haul economy) cabin. The fresh white headrest covers, a new look bright blue cushion with a classic herringbone design and a new blanket in a super-soft… Read the full press release

British Airways offers flights to Europe for £40 or less each way

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) made thousands of hand-baggage-only flights to Europe available for £40 or less each way*. Customers can choose from a wide selection of over 70 routes across the airline’s comprehensive European network including Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Kefalonia, Faro and Verona. The airline… Read the full press release

British Airways to give its lounges in Chicago, Edinburgh and Berlin a make over

Customer to benefit from more relaxing atmosphere, extra charging points, and new interactive welcome Lounges to be refreshed as part of £6.5bn investment for customers LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) announced it is refreshing its First and Club lounges at Chicago O’Hare Airport, as well… Read the full press release

British Airways is the official airline partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has been appointed the official airline partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. The airline will fly hundreds of athletes and support team, along with their equipment to and from the Games as part of… Read the full press release

British Airways completed 100 Acts of Kindness for customers throughout 2019

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its centenary year, throughout 2019 British Airways has completed 100 Acts of Kindness for customers, including once-in-a-lifetime trips and reunions, upgrades, surprise proposals and money-can’t-buy experiences. Examples include: Upgrading 100 customers from World Traveller (British Airways’ economy cabin) to First on Valentine’s Day Sending young cancer… Read the full press release

British Airways shares its 20 New Year resolutions for 2020

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — After celebrating its momentous centenary year in 2019, British Airways is now looking to 2020, with 20 New Year resolutions that are every bit as exciting as the achievements of 2019. New destinations – the airline has already announced nine new routes for 2020 including the Kosovan and Montenegrin capitals Pristina and Podgorica, Perugia in Italy, Antalya, Dalaman and… Read the full press release

British Airways starts offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK

Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified carbon reduction projects British Airways’ parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) recently announced commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From 1 January 2020, British Airways… Read the full press release

British Airways announces its January Sale

British Airways marks the end of the year with its biggest sale of 2019 Annual January Sale has deals on flights and holidays to five continents Avios part payment offers Executive Club Members the opportunity to reduce their fares further still Customers must book by January 30, 2020 LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

British Airways to trial state-of-the-art, fully autonomous robots in 2020

British Airways announces it will trial state-of-the-art, fully autonomous robots in 2020 to carry out simple tasks  Airline wants to enable its airport hosts to concentrate on more complex customer queries Automation across Heathrow Terminal 5 has seen customers enjoying fewer queues and a faster, smoother journey through the airport Robots are the latest innovation… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new route to San Sebastián

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to the Basque region of Spain are set to take off next summer when British Airways launches a new route to San Sebastián. It’s the first time flights to the resort town in the Bay of Biscay will operate from London City Airport with British Airways’ twice-weekly… Read the full press release

British Airways launches year round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon. From June 1, 2020, the airline will launch a five-per-week service to the city from Heathrow Terminal 5. The new route will take the number of US destinations… Read the full press release

British Airways announces joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has signed a joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines, for travel from 2 January 2020. Seats are available for sale on ba.com from today (December 17, 2019). The agreement will benefit customers of both airlines by opening more destinations between the UK and China,… Read the full press release

British Airways’ choir wowed customers flying home for Christmas with a spontaneous performance at London Heathrow

British Airways colleagues surprised customers flying home for Christmas with a spontaneous performance in Terminal 5 at London Heathrow The festive recital was given the West End seal of approval with Hamilton’s Musical Director, Richard Beadle, training up the choir More than half a million customers will fly with the airline over the festive season… Read the full press release

British Airways and Iberia earned IATA NDC Certification NDC@Scale status

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Iberia have today (December 19, 2019) announced that both airlines have achieved the International Air Transport Association (IATA) NDC Certification NDC@Scale status. This is another significant step made by both airlines, demonstrating their commitment to, and continuous investment in, improving and enhancing NDC capabilities for… Read the full press release

British Airways gears up for a sky-high festive feast this Christmas

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is warming up for the great Christmas getaway, with more than one million customers flying with the airline over the festive period. The most popular long-haul destinations are New York, Los Angeles, Johannesburg and Cape Town and this year’s busiest short-haul route is Paris, with many… Read the full press release

British Airways launches six new European routes from London Heathrow for 2020

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways today (December 12, 2019) announces it is launching six new European routes from London Heathrow for 2020. With destinations in Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey, seats are available to book on ba.com from today. For the first time… Read the full press release