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

British Airways Resumes Daily Flights to Abu Dhabi in 2024

London, UK, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will launch daily flights to Abu Dhabi next year, following a four-year hiatus. Available to book , the route will begin operating on 20 April 2024, serving the UAE’s capital on a year-round basis from London Heathrow. Famous for its towering architecture, rich culture, desert… Read the full press release

British Airways Announces 1,250 Avios-Only Summer Holiday Fares Starting at £1 + 25,500 Avios

More than 1,250 Reward Seats have been made available for August next year, and are expected to sell out in hours   Destinations include holiday hotspots Corfu, Ibiza and Mallorca All travel periods fall over the August Bank Holiday London, UK, 2023-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has unveiled its latest Avios-Only flights,… Read the full press release

British Airways Unveils Stylish and Sustainable New Uniform Collection for its Global Team

British Airways has unveiled a new uniform for the first time in nearly 20 years Designed by British, Ghanaian Savile Row fashion designer and tailor Ozwald Boateng, OBE, Boateng spent time shadowing colleagues in their roles at the airline to create the unique collection More than 1,500 British Airways’ colleagues inputted into the design and… Read the full press release

British Airways and IndiGo Forge Codeshare Partnership for Enhanced UK-India Travel Connectivity

London, UK, 2023-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — UK flag carrier British Airways and India’s leading airline IndiGo, have signed a codeshare agreement to boost connections between the UK and India. Through this partnership – which sees British Airways add its code onto a range of destinations across IndiGo’s network – customers can enjoy improved connectivity… Read the full press release

British Airways Launches Speedbird Pilot Academy: Removing Barriers to a Dream Career in Aviation

Commercial airline pilot scheme covering the £100,000 cost* of training 60 recruits is now open to applicants Scheme will level the playing field in pilot recruitment and removes the biggest factor that gets in the way of people pursuing their dreams British Airways will work with local groups to boost applicants from communities up and… Read the full press release

British Airways Launches End of Summer Sale: Flight and Holiday Savings for 2023 and 2024 Travel

British Airways and British Airways Holidays are offering savings on flights and holidays through to 2024  The sale includes return flights to New York from £333, Orlando from £373 and Chicago from £419, with upgrades to World Traveller Plus (premium economy) across the network from £249 return  With deposits from just £60pp, customers can book… Read the full press release

British Airways Celebrates 75 Years of UK-Japan Flights with Launch of Exclusive Club Suite Cabin

British Airways’ predecessor, BOAC, became the first British airline to operate passenger flights between the UK and Japan in 1948 To celebrate this milestone anniversary, British Airways is launching its latest business class seat, reintroducing its First cabin, and offering menus inspired by traditional dishes previously served on this route for customers to enjoy London,… Read the full press release

British Airways Expands European Network with New Destinations in Latvia, Serbia, and Germany, Offering More Travel Choices and Affordable Fares

Riga in Latvia and Belgrade in Serbia are among the latest additions to British Airways’ short-haul route network Milan Linate re-joins London City’s network while San Sebastian is extended into the winter Heathrow operations to Ljubljana and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport have also been extended into the winter to become year-round destinations London, UK, 2023-Aug-05… Read the full press release

British Airways Reveals Airport Personas: From ‘Airport Ace’ to ‘Airport Ambler’ – How Travelers Navigate the Airport Experience

British Airways’ survey reveals the different personas travellers take on when they get to the airport, with 54 per cent saying they adopt a new identity Travellers from the East Midlands are the most organised and likely to take charge as the ‘Airport Ace’ with Northern Irish holidaymakers (22 per cent) more likely to be… Read the full press release

British Airways Doubles Inflight Entertainment Content, Including Boxsets, Movies, Podcasts, and More

British Airways has doubled the amount of content available for customers to watch on its inflight entertainment system since the start of the year The airline now has more than 70 complete boxsets and 20 franchises available on its flights across every cabin, offering more choice for customers when they travel This month the airline has… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways, British Airways, and Iberia Forge Groundbreaking Alliance, Expanding Worldwide Connectivity and Avios Benefits

Starting 11 December 2023, Iberia will operate daily flights between Madrid and Doha, significantly increasing capacity between the two oneworld hubs Global travellers can now enjoy worldwide connectivity via Doha, London, and Madrid with increased Avios benefits DOHA, LONDON, MADRID, 2023-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, British Airways, and Iberia, the national carriers… Read the full press release

British Airways Trials New Digital Wayfinding Tool for London Heathrow Passengers

British Airways is trialling new digital wayfinding technology to support customers travelling through London Heathrow Terminal 5 and Terminal 3 this summer The new technology provides connecting customers with clear instructions to help them navigate from their arrival gate to their onward departure gate With customers gearing up for summer holidays, British Airways offers advice to… Read the full press release

Swissport Cyprus Extends Contract with British Airways for Airport Ground Services at Larnaca International Airport

Larnaca, Cyprus, 2023-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport Cyprus secured a contract extension with its long-standing partner, British Airways, for airport ground services at Larnaca International Airport (LCA). The contract, which dates to 2008, covers complete airport ground services. Swissport also offers lounge hospitality for airline’s passengers at Larnaca’s airport. Swissport, the largest airport… Read the full press release

British Airways Enhances Avios Collection with Ancillary Purchases and Cash-based Rewards

The way British Airways Executive Club Members collect Avios is transforming from 18 October 2023, offering Members a transparent, consistent and simplified way to collect Avios Under the new collection model, Members can earn up to nine Avios per £1 spent, depending on their Tier status From the same date, additional enhancements will allow Members to… Read the full press release

British Airways Opens Bespoke Whispering Angel Bar in Terminal 5 Lounge

British Airways has opened its exclusive Whispering Angel rosé bar for customers travelling through its lounge at the B gates at London Heathrow Terminal 5 (Terminal 5B) The introduction of the new rosé bar marks the first phase of the airline’s refresh of the lounge The airline has also recently introduced Whispering Angel’s big brother, Rock… Read the full press release

British Airways Helps Customer Fulfill Dream of Flying Again with Service Dog

Ahead of Disability Awareness Day, Brian Hickman travelled on his first flight in 15 years with service dog Lily to showcase that flying can be accessible for everyone British Airways carries service dogs free of charge in the cabin of all its flights and customers are able to book this service by contacting the airline’s… Read the full press release

British Airways Enhances Summer Travel Experience with Holiday Treats, Inflight Entertainment, and Exclusive Rosé Bar

British Airways is offering summer treats on board, including ice cream and seasonal menus The airline is re-introducing sparkling wine in World Traveller Plus pre-take off It’s also showing a dedicated ‘Summer Fun’ channel for families on its inflight entertainment British Airways continues to offer customers ‘top tips’ for summer travel to ensure a smoother… Read the full press release

BA Euroflyer Introduces New Onboard Purchasing Options and Seasonal Menus in Club Europe

London, UK, 2023-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ Gatwick-based short-haul subsidiary, BA Euroflyer, has expanded the options available for customers to purchase in Euro Traveller (economy) and launched new seasonal menus in Club Europe (business class). The airline, working with its retail partner Tourvest, has expanded its onboard offering by introducing new options… Read the full press release

Lewis Capaldi performs surprise mid-air concert on British Airways flight ahead of new album release

Teasing his forthcoming single “Wish You the Best”, Lewis Capaldi surprised British Airways customers with an exclusive, live performance of the ballad on board a flight from London Heathrow to Los Angeles Lewis Capaldi sang live at 35,000ft on a British Airways Boeing 777-300 aircraft flying over the Atlantic Ocean en route to the City of… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces award-winning English Sparkling wines in Club World cabin

British Airways is introducing award-winning English Sparkling wines in its Club World (business class) cabin for the first time The airline is championing British provenance by working with four local wine producers from across England The four English Sparkling wine options have been carefully selected by the airline’s Master of Wine and will be available… Read the full press release

British Airways raises £27.3m for Flying Start on Red Nose Day, celebrates with an oarsome race

British Airways is celebrating raising more than £27 million for its global charity partnership with Comic Relief by challenging the GB Rowing Team to race a British Airways aircraft Alison Hammond, Rylan and Sir Steve Redgrave put their support behind the event at London City Airport Funds raised for Comic Relief through the Flying Start… Read the full press release