British Airways Celebrates 100 Years in India with Enhanced Flight Schedule

(IN SHORT) British Airways is set to bolster its presence in India with the introduction of a new daily flight between Delhi and London Heathrow starting April 20, 2025. This move, coinciding with the airline’s centenary in India, will increase its weekly flights across the country to 63, servicing five major cities. Operated by the… Read the full press release

British Airways Announces Inaugural Flight to Tromsø, Norway, Offering Winter Wonderland Adventures

(IN SHORT) British Airways is set to launch its first-ever flight to Tromsø, Norway, this winter, making it the airline’s northernmost destination globally. Commencing operations from 1 December 2024, the route is now open for bookings, offering travelers a gateway to experience the magical allure of Tromsø’s winter wonderland. Situated in the Arctic Circle and… Read the full press release

British Airways Reinstates Riyadh-London Route to Strengthen UK-Saudi Arabia Ties

(IN SHORT) British Airways has announced the return of its Riyadh-London route during the GREAT FUTURES expo in Riyadh, an event aimed at fostering business engagement between the UK and Saudi Arabia. The year-round service, set to commence on November 4, 2024, will operate four times a week, utilizing Boeing 787 aircraft from London Heathrow… Read the full press release

British Airways Elevates Chicago Experience with Third Daily Service and Terminal Move

British Airways has moved its departures from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, offering its eligible customers access to American Airlines lounges This summer the airline is also introducing a third non-stop daily service from Chicago to London All British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus flights now depart from Chicago Airport, Terminal… Read the full press release

British Airways Resumes Daily Flights to Abu Dhabi, Strengthening UAE-UK Connections

(IN SHORT) British Airways has resumed its daily flights to Abu Dhabi, marking a significant milestone after a four-year hiatus. Operating a Boeing 787-9 aircraft, the airline now offers year-round service from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi, bolstering connections between the UAE and the UK. The daily flight schedule promises enhanced connectivity for travelers, whether… Read the full press release

British Airways Partners with Amadeus for Aviation Retailing Transformation

(IN SHORT) British Airways has entered into a groundbreaking partnership with Amadeus, selecting their next-generation technology, Amadeus Nevio, to revolutionize the airline’s retailing strategy. This collaboration aims to enhance customer experiences through dynamic offers and streamlined booking processes. The adoption of Amadeus Nevio’s modular solutions, powered by AI and open technology, marks a significant milestone… Read the full press release

British Airways Unveils £1 Flight Option with Avios Part Payment for Executive Club Members

Executive Club Members can save even more cash, with the option to discount every flight to just £1 using Avios part payment (IN SHORT) British Airways announces a significant enhancement to its Executive Club loyalty program, allowing members to reduce the cost of any flight to just £1 by using Avios part payment. This initiative… Read the full press release

British Airways Expands Speedbird Pilot Academy Initiative Amidst Overwhelming Response

(IN SHORT) British Airways announces the launch of the second year of its fully funded Speedbird Pilot Academy cadet scheme, following an unprecedented response to its inaugural intake. With over 20,000 applications received for just 100 places in its first year, the initiative forms part of the airline’s £7 billion investment to democratize the path… Read the full press release

Heathrow Unveils Six New Summer Routes, Enhancing Travel Options for Passengers

As the season changes, Heathrow is delighted to announce 6 new airline routes available to passengers this summer  As of 31 March, our summer season kicks off and passengers will have more options than ever to soak up some sun away from home. The new airline routes are Abu Dhabi, Kos, Izmir, Bangalore, Barcelona and… Read the full press release

British Airways Pioneers Green Ground Operations with Heathrow Investment

More than 90% of British Airways’ vehicles and ground equipment at Heathrow are now zero emissions when being used or driven, hybrids or are operating on hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel  More than 750 pieces of equipment, ranging from aircraft de-icing vehicles to baggage loading equipment, are now powered by Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO)  The… Read the full press release

British Airways Unveils Heartwarming TV Ad Celebrating Life’s Journeys

British Airways is unveiling its latest TV advert, directed by Emmy award winner Miles Jay, and features music from Groove Armada’s front woman, Saint Saviour The new TV advert follows hot on the heels of British Airways’ Grand Prix at Cannes Lions for its “A British Original” campaign British Airways colleagues feature at the forefront of… Read the full press release

British Airways Celebrates 10 Years of Austin-London Flights with Texas-Inspired Treats

On Sunday March 3, 2024, British Airways proudly celebrated a decade of direct flights between Austin and London A British Airways First Officer named Austin operated the anniversary BA191, sharing his name with the vibrant Texan city The airline partnered with Austin’s renowned barbecue joint, Franklin Barbecue, to produce limited edition bottles of Franklin Barbecue’s… Read the full press release

British Airways Celebrates Decade of Austin-London Route with Franklin Barbecue Partnership

(IN SHORT) British Airways commemorates a decade of service between Austin and London Heathrow by partnering with Franklin Barbecue to offer limited edition bottles of BA-B-Q sauce to Club World customers flying from Austin to London throughout March. Additionally, passengers will enjoy a Texas-inspired barbecue menu curated by British Airways’ Executive Chef Mark Brega, featuring… Read the full press release

British Airways Implements Innovative E-Logs System for Aircraft Maintenance Efficiency

(IN SHORT) British Airways has introduced the E-Logs platform, a state-of-the-art engineering system that leverages real-time data to predict and prevent aircraft maintenance issues, ultimately reducing delays and saving approximately 900,000 pieces of paper annually. This digital solution provides live performance information for the airline’s entire fleet, enabling swift identification and proactive resolution of potential… Read the full press release

Love Takes Flight: British Airways Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Romantic Inflight Treats and City Break Offers

(IN SHORT) British Airways is embracing the spirit of Valentine’s Day by offering a range of romantic experiences both in the air and on the ground. Passengers traveling on February 14th will be treated to love-themed desserts and complimentary heart chocolates, while those enjoying long-haul flights can indulge in a selection of romantic comedies from… Read the full press release

British Airways Celebrates Lunar New Year with Festive Flights and Ground Surprises

Customers in all cabins can enjoy festive menus on flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore this Lunar New Year Colleagues will gift traditional treats in symbolic red envelopes to customers travelling through London Heathrow Terminal 5, with some lucky customers enjoying a surprise upgrade (IN SHORT) British Airways is welcoming the Year of… Read the full press release

British Airways Expands Routes for 2024, Including Return to London Stansted

(IN SHORT) British Airways has unveiled its plans for 2024, introducing new long-haul and short-haul routes from various UK airports. London Heathrow will see daily flights to Abu Dhabi starting on April 20, while Izmir, Turkey, will join British Airways’ network from May 18. London Gatwick will offer flights to Agadir, Morocco, from March 31,… Read the full press release

CUR8, UNDO, British Airways, and Standard Chartered Launch Pilot to Unlock Debt Financing for Carbon Removals

(IN SHORT) Four industry leaders, including CUR8, UNDO, British Airways, and Standard Chartered, have joined forces to initiate a pioneering financing pilot aimed at accelerating the growth of the carbon removals market. This partnership responds to the urgent need to expand carbon removal efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050, as… Read the full press release

British Airways Launches Its Biggest Annual Sale, Offering Travel Deals for 2024

(IN SHORT) British Airways has unveiled its largest annual sale, set to run until January 30, 2024. This sale features discounts on flights and holiday packages to various global destinations for travelers planning to explore in 2024. Whether it’s the cultural wonders of New York, the scenic beauty of San Francisco, or the excitement of… Read the full press release

British Airways Expands Route Network with New Flights to Agadir, Stansted, and Dubai

Agadir joins British Airways’ short-haul network from London Gatwick (IN SHORT) In an effort to enhance its route network, British Airways is set to introduce several exciting additions. The airline is returning to Agadir, Morocco, offering a four-times weekly service from London Gatwick starting March 31, 2024, after more than a decade’s absence. Additionally, British… Read the full press release

British Airways Enhances Accessibility with Signed Video Content for Deaf Travelers

British Airways is partnering with SigncodeUK, an organisation dedicated to ensuring equal access to information, products and services for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community  The partnership will mean customers can access key travel information in signed video form, including the airline’s onboard safety briefing via a unique QR code It is estimated that more than 150,000 people… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club Members Can Now Earn Avios on World Duty Free Purchases at London Heathrow

British Airways Executive Club Members can now collect Avios when spending at London Heathrow’s World Duty Free shops Customers who are members of both British Airways’ and World Duty Free’s respective loyalty programmes can collect one Avios per £1 spend at the airport The partnership includes a bonus of 250 Avios on their first purchase (IN… Read the full press release

British Airways American Express Card Offers Non-Flying Members a Chance to Earn Tier Points

(IN SHORT) British Airways Executive Club Members now have a unique opportunity to earn Tier Points without flying, thanks to a limited-time offer from the British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card. Running until May 21, 2024, this promotion allows eligible Cardmembers to earn up to 200 Tier Points based on their spending habits. They… Read the full press release

British Airways Adds Festive Flavors to Onboard Experience for Diwali and Thanksgiving

British Airways introduces a variety of special touches to its onboard experience, including sweet desserts for Diwali and Thanksgiving-inspired menus with traditional roast turkey and pumpkin pie The airline will also offer special treats and bespoke dishes in its lounges at London Heathrow  British Airways is making improvements in its World Traveller cabin, with new dishes… Read the full press release

Doctor Who’s Dalek Surprise Delights British Airways Travelers at Heathrow

(IN SHORT) British Airways passengers were treated to an unexpected encounter with a Dalek, a famous antagonist from the TV series “Doctor Who,” at London’s Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. The Dalek was spotted in both the Arrivals hall and Departures, leading to confusion among travelers as it checked in for a flight to the fictional… Read the full press release

British Airways Resumes Flights Between London Gatwick and Accra, Ghana

(IN SHORT) British Airways’ first flight from London Gatwick to Accra landed at Kotoka International Airport, where it received a warm West African welcome. The airline will now operate three flights a week between Accra and London Gatwick, with plans to add a fourth weekly service in April. The increased service provides Ghanaian customers with… Read the full press release

British Airways Resumes Flights to Latvia with Warm Welcome

(IN SHORT) British Airways’ first flight to Latvia in over 15 years landed at Riga International Airport on October 30, marking the airline’s return to the Latvian capital. The service will operate three times a week between London Heathrow (Terminal 5) and Riga, with flights departing on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. The flights use A320… Read the full press release

British Airways Partners with DJ Cuppy to Bring Afrobeats Playlist to Inflight Entertainment

(IN SHORT) British Airways is teaming up with Nigerian-born musician and DJ, Cuppy, to offer an exclusive Afrobeats playlist to passengers starting from November 1. Cuppy, known for her global DJ performances, has curated a selection of her favorite tracks for the airline’s inflight entertainment system. This collaboration celebrates the expansion of flights between Africa… Read the full press release

British Airways Completes Lounge Refresh at Heathrow Terminal 5, Enhancing Passenger Experience

British Airways has completed the final phase of its lounge refresh at London Heathrow Terminal 5B, introducing a new servery area, deli station, updated furniture and a quiet zone The refresh follows the opening of an exclusive Whispering Angel bar earlier in the summer in the T5B lounge as well as improvements rolled out across its First… Read the full press release

British Airways Rolls Out New Avios Collection Model for Flights Booked Today

Members will receive up to nine Avios per £1 spent on flights, as well as collecting on additional purchases such as pre-paid seat selection and upgrades This investment in the airline’s frequent flyer programme forecasts that 20 per cent more Avios will be issued to the airline’s customer base when compared to the current model… Read the full press release