British Airways offers 50,000 short-haul seats at £50 each-way

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As the summer holidays come to an end and Autumn is on the horizon, so it seems the UK is bracing for a cooler climate. According to the Met Office, we’re in for a week of breeze and scattered showers. With the children heading back to school shortly and… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS’ A350 GEARS UP FOR ITS FIRST LONG HAUL FLIGHT TO DUBAI

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrated its 100,000th aircraft pushback using its eco-friendly, emissions-free Mototok tugs

Automated pushback devices have reduced airside emissions and allowed the airline to reduce its fuel consumption The devices are part of British Airways’ long-term plan to reduce emissions from all vehicles at Heathrow Mototok technology helps British Airways maintain its position as the most punctual of the largest short-haul operators out of London LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

British Airways trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first. From now until the end of 2019, customers travelling on select flights in First from London Heathrow to New York… Read the full press release

British Airways offers a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 12, 2019) British Airways has launched a sale offering a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return. There are a range of destinations available for £2019 return for two, including top US destinations such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays announces new long-term partnership with leading international wildlife charity Born Free

British Airways Holidays and international wildlife charity Born Free have been working together over the last year to develop the travel company’s animal welfare policy Policy builds on current standards and offers a commitment to ensuring customers are able to make fully informed decisions on the holidays they choose Partnership also sees the launch of… Read the full press release

British Airways’ BA 2119: Flight of the Future exhibition now open at the Saatchi Gallery in London

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ BA 2119: Flight of the Future exhibition in collaboration with the Royal College of Art is now open at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The exhibition, which is free to enter and runs until August 26, is part of the airline’s centenary celebrations and explores the… Read the full press release

British Airways to bring a new West End season of plays to the Playhouse Theatre in partnership with Ambassador Theatre Group and Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is supporting a new West End season of work by The Jamie Lloyd Company, the hugely successful partnership between the UK’s leading theatre company, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), and Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd. The partnership will bring a season of three plays to the Playhouse Theatre in the… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomed its first Airbus 350

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The airline will take delivery of 18 A350s, with four of the new aircraft joining the fleet before the end of the year. Carolina… Read the full press release

British Airways to serve menus design by Michelin-starred British chef, Tom Kerridge throughout August

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its centenary celebrations, British Airways has teamed up with Michelin-starred British chef, Tom Kerridge, to design gourmet menus for customers travelling with the airline throughout August – the airline’s birthday month. The new menus, which feature great British flavours, will be available in every cabin… Read the full press release

British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows delighted spectators at the world’s largest military air show

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Spectators at the world’s largest military air show delighted at a fly-past by a specially decorated British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows. Flight BA100 lead the display at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 20 and was flanked by nine Hawk jets belonging to the Royal Air Force… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS EXECUTIVE CLUB EXTENDS £1 REWARD FLIGHT FARE TO UK AND EUROPE

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members can now book a reward flight using Avios and pay as little as £1 return.  With the trial starting today (July 16, 2019), the new Avios pricing options can be redeemed on flights in the UK and Europe. The additional Avios options follows… Read the full press release

Specially decorated British Airways 747 will be joined by The Red Arrows at the Royal International Air Tattoo

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Red Arrows will join forces with a specially decorated British Airways 747 at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 20. The special Boeing 747 has been painted in the airline’s predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) livery to mark British Airways’ centenary this year. Senior First Officer… Read the full press release

British Airways moves all direct flights between Heathrow and Beijing to new state-of-the-art Daxing airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (July 10, 2019) announced that all direct flights to and from Heathrow and Beijing will move to new state-of-the-art Daxing airport from 27 October 2019, with flights available on ba.com from today. British Airways is the first international airline to confirm it will move all operations… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils its new lounge in San Francisco

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways unveils its new lounge in San Francisco, the third US lounge to benefit from the airline’s investment plan for its customers, following the recent opening of its First and Club lounge at New York JFK’s Terminal 7. The new contemporary lounge is spread across 665 square… Read the full press release

British Airways to start new service to Croatian city of Split

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to raise anchor and take off for the Croatian city of Split – in time for the annual Yacht Week adventure. It’s the first time flights to Croatia have operated from London City Airport and British Airways will fly three flights a week through the peak summer months to September…. Read the full press release

British Airways staff votes as the best in Europe at the Skytrax 2019 World Airline Awards

British Airways wins the Best Airline Staff in Europe award at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards Cabin crew and airport colleagues were praised for their friendly welcome The airline also won awards for Most Improved Airline in Europe, Best Airline Staff in United Kingdom and Best Cabin Crew in the United Kingdom LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

British Airways holds first ever Flying with Confidence course at London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating its big birthday weekend in August with the first ever Flying with Confidence course at London City Airport. The course, which has run for three decades and helped more than 50,000 people overcome their fear of flying, celebrates the airline’s centenary on August 25 when it… Read the full press release

British Airways hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London and San Francisco – A British Airways flight has touched down at London Heathrow from San Francisco this morning, having been on quite a unique journey – it hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi.  The airline joined up with Founders Forum to give five start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to a host of judges on board the flight… Read the full press release

British Airways gained the top spot in Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ short-haul fleet has topped Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table, based on its environmental performance from January to March this year. The airline gained the top spot because of its new, more fuel-efficient aircraft, consistent adherence to routes designed to reduce noise for local communities… Read the full press release

British Airways launches its own English Sparkling Wine to celebrate its centenary year

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating its centenary year in style with the launch of its own English Sparkling Wine.  Customers will be able to enjoy the bubbles from the award-winning Hattingley Valley from July 1 and raise a toast to the airline’s milestone birthday. British Airways’ team of wine… Read the full press release

96-year-old WWII veteran helps British Airways celebrate their 100th birthday

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Former RAF pilot Frank Dell, 96, can today (June 03, 2019) be found making his way through the hallways of his Bupa care home in Sydney. In his younger years, he was flying high over Germany in World War II, even carrying Royals, before joining British Airways as… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a Centenary Archive Collection of photographs and videos from its 100-year history

To mark British Airways’ centenary, the airline has launched a Centenary Archive Collection of never-before-seen photographs and videos from its 100-year history The Centenary Archive Collection includes images from Concorde, Royal flights and vintage airline posters An interactive year-by-year timeline illustrates how British Airways became one of the world’s leading airlines The archive will be hosted on the airline’s… Read the full press release

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