British Airways starts three-per-week service between London and Islamabad next week

The airline starts a three-per-week service on June 2 Customers will enjoy a state-of-the-art inflight experience on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner A Halal meal option is available in every cabin LONDON, UK, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is beginning flights between London and Islamabad next week.  The final touches are coming together… Read the full press release

British Airways Travel Spas introduces stylish new look and an elevated treatment menu

LONDON, Uk, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Travel Spas have undergone an exciting enhancement this May with a stylish new look and an elevated treatment menu. Renowned interior designer Kelly Hoppen MBE, has partnered with British Airways and ELEMIS to refresh the Heathrow Travel Spas, transforming the travel sanctuary with her trademark style…. Read the full press release

British Airways partners with InchDairnie to create a limited-edition whisky

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has pored over its 100 year-old history to create a limited-edition whisky with InchDairnie, the modern Scottish distillers.  The partnership will culminate with a centenary dram being served up in 2031. To mark World Whisky Day on May 18, the two British brands have come together to start the… Read the full press release

British Airways signs the Time to Change employer pledge

British Airways has signed Time to Change mental health pledge TV fashion stylist Gok Wan shared how he overcame his mental health struggles and urges others to talk more about how they’re feeling Pledge comes as British Airways is named the airline Brits would be most proud to work for LONDON, UK, 2019-May-16 — /Travel… Read the full press release

A record number of more than 5,000 runners joined British Airways Run Gatwick event

Dina Asher-Smith, Helen Skelton and Colin Jackson CBE turned out to support runners This year, runners can choose to virtually run the race from anywhere in the world LONDON, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the overwhelming success of last year’s British Airways Run Gatwick, which raised £10,000 for Flying Start, the second race… Read the full press release

British Airways kicks off the summer season with free ice cream, low fares and the chance to win holidays from London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Summer gets off to a flying start next week as British Airways welcomes the sun season with free ice cream, low fares and the chance to win holidays from London City Airport. To mark the airline’s 100th birthday there will be 100 return seats for just £100 on offer… Read the full press release

British Airways offers huge discounts on over 120 destinations

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ sale is set to soar as it launches with huge discounts on flights and holidays from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City. Over 120 destinations are on offer in the sale, which runs until 11.59 pm on May 21 2019, including offers to stateside hotspots Los Angeles, Miami and New York, as well as… 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 customers set to enjoy access to new partner lounges this summer

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, British Airways customers are set to enjoy access to new partner lounges across a number of European destinations. The use of the third-party owned partner* lounges, exclusively for the airline’s customers travelling in Club Europe and eligible cardholders, is part of British Airways’ multi-million pound investment,… 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 and Marmite create a limited-edition jar to celebrate the airline’s centenary

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Marmite have teamed up to create a limited-edition jar to celebrate the airline’s centenary, launching on May 1.  As Marmite is the most confiscated brand at airport security, the centenary jar is conveniently sized to fit within the liquid allowance. For Brits travelling abroad, it is clear… Read the full press release

British Airways opens the highly-anticipated new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has opened its doors to the highly-anticipated new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport.  It completes a £52 million investment, following the unveiling of a plush new space for First customers in autumn last year.  Customers at JFK Terminal 7 have also seen changes to the… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US More than a quarter of a million British Airways customers have now successfully used their face as their identity on flights from the US More than 3m customers have used the tech on UK domestic flights – international… 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

Gatwick hosted exclusive airside tours for local families to experience the airport and board a British Airways aircraft

Families in need of extra assistance got to see how the airport can support them Airlines, emergency services, Border Force and police dogs were there to engage with the 30 families LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick welcomed 30 families to see the sights and hear the sounds of a busy airport… 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 awarded ‘Autism Friendly Award’; becomes the only autism-friendly airline in the UK

British Airways awarded prestigious ‘Autism Friendly Award’ by National Autistic Society, becoming the only autism-friendly airline in the UK Airline continues substantial investment in accessibility training for all customer service staff More enhancements to come for customers with hidden and visible disabilities during British Airways’ centenary year LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration… Read the full press release

British Airways inaugurates early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The first British Airways early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow for more than two decades took off from the Highland capital this morning. British Airways customers were piped on board the aircraft by members of the Inverness Royal British Legion Pipe Band which, like the airline, is… Read the full press release

British Airways brought together a special flight crewed entirely by mothers and their children to mark Mother’s Day

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of Mother’s Day (March 31), British Airways brought together a special flight that was crewed entirely by mothers and their children.  Although they all work for the airline, the group of cabin crew are more familiar with passing their mums somewhere in the skies rather than working… Read the full press release

Executive Club members have the chance to collect 100% bonus Avios to celebrate British Airways’ 100th year celebration

Promotion applies across all routes and cabins Members who book and complete six qualifying flights also receive a bonus 2,019 Avios LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In its centenary year, British Airways is running a promotion giving its Executive Club Members the chance to collect 100 per cent more (double) Avios when they… Read the full press release

British Airways to donate all money collected through its Flying Start charity to support those affected by the cyclone in Mozambique

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will, from Monday 25 March, give all money collected through its Flying Start charity to support those affected by the devastating cyclone in Mozambique. For the next two weeks, all onboard envelope collections will go the Disasters Emergency Committee’s (DEC) relief efforts in Mozambique, Malawi and… Read the full press release

British Airways launches six-per-week service from Gatwick to Milan starting September 1, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers will soon be able to reach the metropolis of Milan from Gatwick with a year-round British Airways route to Milan Bergamo.  The six-per-week service launches on September 1, 2019 with bookings available on BA.com from today (March 19, 2019). Bergamo Airport is conveniently nestled between some of… 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 announces new service from Heathrow to Dammam in Saudi Arabia from December 1, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (March 19, 2019) announced it will fly from Heathrow to global business hub, Dammam in Saudi Arabia from December 1, 2019. Tickets are on sale now. The route will be the only direct flight from London and launch as a daily service via Bahrain…. Read the full press release

British Airways announces its first A350 featuring new business class seat ‘Club Suite’

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has unveiled its highly-anticipated new business class seat – ‘Club Suite’ – and confirmed it will arrive on the first of its A350 aircraft in July. The airline’s sophisticated and newly-branded ‘Club Suite’ offers direct-aisle access, a suite door for greater privacy and luxurious flat-bed seats… 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 introduces contactless donation stations at Heathrow and Gatwick

Customers can now more easily donate to Flying Start, its global charity partnership with Comic Relief The airline aims to raise £25 million for Flying Start by the end of 2020 LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — As it celebrates Red Nose Day 2019, British Airways, in collaboration with social start-up GoodBox, has introduced an… 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 redesigns its lounges at Heathrow and Gatwick to provide young flyers endless entertainment

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is teaming up with leading British children’s brand, My 1st Years to make sure its youngest travellers get off to a flying start before they have even boarded. From March 16, seven British Airways lounges at Heathrow and Gatwick will be re-designed to include dedicated ‘My 1st Years Kids Zones’ where young… Read the full press release

British Airways completed the installation of dozens of hosted bag-drop machines at Heathrow’s Terminal 5

More than 70 machines now in action at Heathrow Terminal 5  Automated bag-drop machines speed up the process of checking in a bag, while hosts are on hand to ensure airline’s high standard of customer service  Part of the airline’s continued £6.5 billion investment to enhance customer experience LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release