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 Awarded £70k in grants to Ol Pejeta project to provide clean water for rhinos  

Airline has invested in Kenyan conservation project through its Carbon Fund  Awarded £70k in grants to Ol Pejeta project to provide clean water for rhinos    Grant also provides free WiFi for local schoolchildren and community   LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ customers have been thanked by a conservation project in Kenya for their donations towards solar powered water pumps to… Read the full press release

British Airways announces a number of innovations to make its customers’ journeys much easier

123,000 customers travel with the airline every single day, with a large proportion transferring The airline has invested in new technology and new vehicles in Terminal 5 to enhance the experience Dedicated connections staff will help customers travel through the airport LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The airline has come up with a… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a new route to the island of Kos, Greece

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can start plotting their Greek escape now as British Airways launches a new route to the island of Kos. Seats are available to book on ba.com from today with flights operating on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 15 through to October 26, 2019. Fares start from £70 one-way… Read the full press release

British Airways Carbon Fund helped with the refurbishment of former janitor’s house in Renfrewshire town

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A former janitor’s house, which had lain empty and derelict for seven years, has undergone a six-figure refurbishment and is now providing much needed community space in a Renfrewshire town, thanks partly to British Airways. The building, which provides after school care and is operated by the social enterprise… Read the full press release

British Airways announces codeshare agreement with Vistara

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Indian domestic carrier, Vistara, have today (September 06, 2018) announced a new partnership that will open up more routes between London and India than ever before. As part of the new agreement customers can book seats on Vistara flights to destinations across India from Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. Seats… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a multi-million pound investment in its short haul business class cabin, Club Europe

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is making a multi-million pound investment in its short haul business class cabin, Club Europe. The spend is part of the airline’s current £4.5bn investment plan and will focus on enhanced food and drink. From September 12* the airline will introduce new menus with improved recipes… Read the full press release

British Airways and Monkey World in Dorset rescue a baby Slow Loris primate named Nora

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways teamed up with Monkey World in Dorset to rescue a baby Slow Loris primate named Nora, which was being sold illegally in a pet shop in Lebanon. The young, endangered, nocturnal primate had been prized away from her mother to be sold, and faced an uncertain… 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’ World Sale now on with huge discounts on flights and holidays

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ World Sale is now on with huge discounts on flights and holidays from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City. The sale, which ends at 11.59 pm on September 25 includes the airline’s new routes to Durban, Pittsburgh and The Seychelles and there are return flights to California available… Read the full press release

British Airways to add more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies at London City Airport this winter

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating its busiest ever summer at London City Airport with news that more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies will be added to the network this winter. Four additional Embraer E190 aircraft will join the BA CityFlyer fleet during 2019, bringing the total fleet number to 26… Read the full press release

British Airways kicks off its centenary celebration with fellow 99-year-old, Mary Parsons

British Airways celebrates its birthday with Mary Parsons, a fellow 99-year-old Activity taking place at Heathrow to mark the airline’s birthday including 99 ice creams, a marching band and staff in heritage uniforms LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — One 99-year-old kicked off her milestone birthday celebrations early after British Airways surprised her with a… Read the full press release

British Airways reveals some of the most popular holiday destinations for travellers

Destinations from New York to Singapore included in the list of British Airways’ most popular routes in busiest summer on record 37,000 vegan meals ordered in July – up 32 per cent on the same period last year Airline predicts Pittsburgh, Santiago and Nashville to be among popular routes next year LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-27 —… Read the full press release

British Airways named Best Family Friendly Airline

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating being named Best Family Friendly Airline* out of 20 international airlines, looking at how easy they make the travel experience for families. As well as sitting families together for free, British Airways was praised for offering families pre-boarding, giving children their own free checked… Read the full press release

British Airways infographic: what and who is on your average British Airways flight

Over 7,000 items loaded onto the average British Airways aircraft to cater for customers on their summer holidays That includes 798 glasses, 388 quarter bottles of wine, 350 bags of pretzels, 78 toilet rolls and 282 blankets Study also showed almost half of customers are travelling alone and over a quarter are travelling as a… Read the full press release

British Airways joins the Brighton & Hove Pride parade celebrations

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is Flying Proud at Brighton & Hove Pride today (August 04, 2018), where the airline is sponsoring the Pride parade and festival in support of the LGBT+ community, with employees from across the airline joining in the celebrations. Over 300,000 people poured out into the city’s… Read the full press release

British Airways enhances its range of champagnes and English sparkling wines

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — This month British Airways is set to improve its range of champagnes and English sparkling wines for customers travelling in its First class cabin and lounges, and in its Club World (long-haul business class) cabin, as part of its £4.5 billion investment across the airline over the… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a year round four-per-week service to Pittsburgh from Heathrow

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will shortly become the only airline to offer a direct flight from the UK to Pittsburgh. From April 2, 2019, the airline will launch a year round four-per-week service to the Pennsylvanian city from Heathrow. The new route will take the number of US destinations the airline… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a brand-new route to the German city of Cologne

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — It may be the height of summer but Christmas markets and pints of Kölsch are on the horizon as British Airways launches a brand-new route to the German city of Cologne. The airline has announced it will be adding a new four-per-week service from Gatwick airport to the… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces comedy content from Soho Theatre on its long-haul inflight entertainment system

British Airways introduces five Soho Theatre comedy shows from well-known comedians on its long-haul inflight entertainment system Content launches ahead of Edinburgh Festival Fringe with all five comedians performing in Scotland’s capital LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is bringing laughter to the skies with the announcement that comedy content from Soho… Read the full press release

British Airways launches the Executive Club Reward app

The Reward app can help members discover new ways to collect and spend Avios The Reward app can be downloaded for free through the App Store or Google Play LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a brand new app for members of its Executive Club. Members can use the app… Read the full press release

British Airways launches campaign to recruit experienced pilots

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a big new campaign to recruit experienced pilots for its regional operation. The job opportunities have arisen with the growth of its London City schedule and increased regional flying from Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Stansted and Edinburgh airports this year. BA CityFlyer, the wholly… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new star-studded pre-flight safety video

Sir Michael Caine, Asim Chaudhry, Olivia Colman, Jourdan Dunn, Naomie Harris, Joanna Lumley and David Walliams come together in latest in-flight safety video Video lands important safety messages in a humorous and engaging way Video also promotes Flying Start the global charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

British Airways opens a brand-new lounge in Aberdeen Airport

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The next stage of British Airways’ £4.5bn investment plan is unveiled today as the airline opens a brand-new lounge in Aberdeen Airport. The new lounge, located within the recently completed extension of the airport, is the second to open under the airline’s new design concept. This follows… Read the full press release

British Airways signed up to the TSA Precheck programme

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will benefit from shorter security queues, and more ‘me time’ in US airports now the airline has signed up to the TSA Precheck programme. Customers who are accepted under the US government scheme can use fast track security queues, and do not need to remove… Read the full press release

More than 3600 runners joined the first British Airways Run Gatwick event

LONDON, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The first British Airways Run Gatwick took place today (Sunday May 13), with more than 3600 runners putting themselves through their paces on routes through the Sussex countryside and around Gatwick Airport. The race, which incorporated an international half marathon, a corporate 5K and a family run attracted runners… Read the full press release

British Airways enhances its in-flight entertainment system with the addition of tracks from the London Symphony Orchestra

Content features tracks from world-renowned composers including Mozart and Verdi LONDON, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today’s announcement will be music to the ears of British Airways customers, as the airline has added tracks from the London Symphony Orchestra to its in-flight entertainment system. A selection of music from 10 London Symphony Orchestra albums are… Read the full press release

British Airways announces one of its busiest summers ever in the UK with new routes and additional flights from five UK airports

LONDON, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways begins one of its busiest summers ever in the UK regions next week with the launch of new routes and additional flights from five regional airports. The addition of two new Embraer 190 jets to the growing aircraft fleet means that almost 200,000 seats will be on… 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 offers customers the opportunity to use Avios to select their seats

Customers can now use Avios to cover all, or part, of the cost to select their seat Move gives members of the British Airways Executive Club even more ways to spend Avios Gold, Silver and Bronze members will still be able to select seats for free, and free seat selection for all customers at check-in… Read the full press release