British Airways explores the possibility of using 3D printers to create aircraft parts in the future

British Airways’ tech experts say the possibilities for 3D printing in aviation are limitless and share predictions of how 3D printers could transform the industry In the future machines could routinely be used to create aircraft parts, reducing delays for customers Initiative is part of airline’s flightpath to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 LONDON,… Read the full press release

British Airways named Airline of the Year at CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has been named Airline of the Year at one of the aviation industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies. CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence was held in Malta yesterday evening (December 5, 2019). CAPA – Centre for Aviation, is one of the world’s most trusted sources of market intelligence for the… Read the full press release

British Airways joined The Valuable 500 and pledged its commitment to customers requiring additional assistance

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities British Airways has joined The Valuable 500 and pledged the airline’s commitment to customers requiring additional assistance The airline has seen customer satisfaction more than double for travellers with accessibility needs following major investment in a new specialist customer care team as part of British Airways’ £6.5 billion… Read the full press release

British Airways launched its Black Friday sale offers

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 28, 2019) launched its Black Friday sale offers. Low fares and cut-price upgrade deals are available across the airline’s short and long-haul routes. To take advantage, customers must book by December 3, 2019. Long-haul Customers can bag heavily reduced World Traveller (long-haul economy) flights from London for… Read the full press release

British Airways rolls out first Contact Resolution Programme across every airport it operates following successful launch at Heathrow

British Airways is extending its First Contact Resolution programme to colleagues around the world following a successful roll out at Heathrow   First Contact Resolution enables staff to assist and resolve any customer issue at the airport rather than refer travellers to Customer Relations teams, saving customers’ time and worry  The initiative demonstrates the airline’s continued commitment to provide unique British Airways’ customer service … Read the full press release

British Airways flies Diana Legacy Award winners from around the world for the 2019 Legacy Award ceremony

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has partnered with The Diana Award for the 2019 Legacy Award, hosted by Earl Spencer and held at the Old Royal Naval College yesterday evening. As the official travel partner, British Airways flew Diana Legacy Award winners from around the world to London for the bi-annual… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with Aston Martin

British Airways and Aston Martin gear up for take-off LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In the airline’s centenary year and on the anniversary of Concorde’s final flight, British Airways is proud to announce a partnership with Aston Martin, with a limited-edition sports car that honours the supersonic aircraft. The luxury British car manufacturer has created the… Read the full press release

American Airlines and British Airways teamed up to reunite a family for Thanksgiving

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — This Thanksgiving, transatlantic joint business partners American Airlines and British Airways teamed up to reunite a family, spread across the world, stateside. The airlines flew four siblings from London, Madrid, Los Angeles and San Francisco to be with their parents in Chicago ahead of the holiday. Stephanie, 31, Joe, 30, Caralyn, 28… Read the full press release

British Airways re-opens newly refurbished lounge in Geneva as part of its £6.5 billion investment programme

Geneva is latest British Airways lounge to benefit from £6.5bn investment programme Follows airline’s recently renewed lounges in Johannesburg, New York JFK and San Francisco Larger lounge to host more customers with zoned areas including a lobby bar, peaceful seating area and craft beer room and new catering throughout LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-25 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

British Airways to expand its fleet with a brand new 787-10 Dreamliner

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 19, 2019) announced that it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, with its first route being Atlanta in February next year. This state-of-the-art, 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage which allows the pressure to be… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays opens a new rescue enclosure at a big cat sanctuary in South Africa in cooperation with charity Born Free

British Airways Holidays recently announced partnership with international wildlife charity Born Free as part of its new Animal Welfare Policy The travel company has funded the creation of a new enclosure in South Africa British Airways has flown two neglected lionesses, rescued from a failed zoo in Spain to their new home Part of a… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces artificial intelligence to its airside operation at Heathrow Terminal 5

Customers flying from Heathrow Terminal 5 can expect a faster getaway as British Airways employs latest artificial intelligence and wearable tech for staff preparing aircraft to depart Intelligent software captures every moment from when aircraft arrive at the airport until they depart to help spot areas to improve punctuality British Airways remains at the forefront… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with the British Red Cross to support communities in crisis on World Kindness Day

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 13, 2019), on World Kindness Day, announced its partnership with the British Red Cross to support communities in crisis. The airline and the humanitarian charity will work together over the next year to show how kindness has the power to save lives. Experiencing… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club Members could earn more Avios when shoping on Avios eStore

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas has come early for British Airways Executive Club Members, they could earn double or even triple Avios if they shop at selected retailers on Avios eStore. From today (November 11, 2019) until 22 December 2019, British Airways Executive Club Members will have the opportunity to collect even more Avios when they simply… Read the full press release

British Airways creates a heroes’ send-off to a group of World War Two veterans

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways pulled out all the stops to create a heroes’ send-off as soon as it heard a group of World War Two veterans were travelling to the Netherlands for the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. The group returned to the Netherlands to retrace their personal journeys… Read the full press release

British Airways trials autonomous, emissions-free baggage vehicles at Heathrow

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing £6.5bn investment for customers, British Airways is trialling autonomous, emissions-free baggage vehicles at its home at Heathrow, to help the airline further improve punctuality and depart every flight on time. British Airways currently operates up to 800 flights a day to and from… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to offer a summer internship programme with a competitive salary

Carrier is offering world-class opportunities to learn more about data science, analytics and leadership Internships cement airline as leader in emerging talent space with graduate, apprentice, business placement and work experience opportunities also up for grabs LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — From summer 2020 British Airways will become the first UK airline to… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first airline to partner with the Department for Transport on a new initiative to make travel easier for people with disabilities

New campaign highlights British Airways’ Beyond Accessibility training programme, which supports staff in assisting more than half a million customers with disabilities who fly with the airline each year Airline recently launched dedicated customer care team with direct phone line for travellers requiring additional assistance In 2019 British Airways became the first and only airline… Read the full press release

British Airways honours Barbara Jane Harrison with a Blue Plaque for her extraordinary heroism

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — A former BOAC cabin crew member, who died in 1968 while evacuating passengers from an aircraft, has been honoured with a Blue Plaque for her extraordinary heroism in her hometown of Bradford. British Airways sponsored the accolade for Barbara Jane Harrison, who died aged just 22, while bravely… Read the full press release

British Airways made its inaugural flight into the new state-of-the-art Beijing Daxing International Airport

British Airways has today made its first flight into Beijing Daxing International Airport The airline is the first international carrier to fly into the state-of-the-art airport since it was officially opened last month LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (October 25, 2019) made its first flight into the new… Read the full press release

British Airways and Dreamflight send off 200 Very Important Children to Orlando for the trip of a lifetime

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways flight BA 9117 took off from Heathrow this morning with 200 Very Important Children bound for Florida for the trip of a lifetime. The youngsters, who all have a serious illness or disability are flying to Orlando with the airline and UK-based-charity, Dreamflight. The children, aged between eight and… Read the full press release

British Airways reveals refreshed lounge at Linate Airport

British Airways reveals refreshed lounge at Linate Airport Improvements include improved catering and bespoke furniture and lighting Refresh comes as part of airline’s £6.5bn investment plan LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — As Linate airport in Milan re-opens, British Airways has unveiled its new, refreshed lounge look. The Linate lounge, which is open to… Read the full press release

British Airways reveals its most popular holiday destinations for 2020

All-inclusive is the holiday of choice for British Airways Holidays customers Until 29 October, customers can secure British Airways Holidays with a deposit starting from just £25 per person* LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — With seven in ten people planning a trip abroad in the next 12 months, and foreign-holiday taking at its… Read the full press release

British Airways’ singing pilot, Stuart Beech returns home to Oldham to switch on the town’s Christmas lights

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ singing pilot, Stuart Beech, will return home to Oldham to switch on the town’s Christmas lights on November 24 – a year to the day since he made his debut on Michael McIntyre’s BBC1 ‘Big Show’. Stuart rose to fame after being surprised on the show… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with top aerial photographer Jason Hawkes to share some tips to amateur photographers

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has called in an expert to give advice to all those amateur photographers whose perfect shot from an aircraft window is never quite right – and it could simply be because they are in the wrong seat. Many air travellers like to capture the unique views… Read the full press release

British Airways commemorates 100 years of flying with a flight to remember for its colleagues

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — To commemorate British Airways 100 years of flying, the airline created a flight to remember for its colleagues.  Flying from London Heathrow of Kuala Lumpur, two flights were operated solely by cabin crew who are family members or have a long family history with the company. On board… Read the full press release

British Airways to fund flying lessons for 200 students across the UK

Airline commits to hundreds of hours of flying lessons for young people as part of investment in the pilots of tomorrow Youngsters take the controls of a mini-British Airways aircraft during 60-minute flying lesson Latest investment in the future of the aviation industry – more than 600 students a year also take part in work… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomed more than 200 students into its hangar during National Work Experience Month

British Airways’ expert engineers welcomed more than 200 young people into the airline’s world-class engineering facility during Work Experience Month to give them an insight into life as an engineer The airline’s engineers maintain a fleet of almost 300 aircraft and safety is its highest priority Taster sessions were designed to encourage more youngsters to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and Antalya, Turkey

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and summer hotspot Antalya, Turkey The new route begins on April 30, 2020, and is on sale from today A launch offer means prices starting from just £139 return Until October 29, customers can secure ATOL protected British Airways Holidays with a deposit starting from just… Read the full press release

British Airways flies a special four-legged friend to the UK to receive an ‘Animal OBE’

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways stepped in this week to fly a special four-legged friend to the UK to receive an ‘Animal OBE’ on Friday 4th October. When the airline heard that ex-US Secret Service dog, Hurricane, had been awarded a PDSA Order of Merit, British Airways pulled out all the stops to… Read the full press release