British Airways offers tips for travellers on the hunt for bargains at home and abroad

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Black Friday kicks off one of the biggest weekends in shopping history, already overtaking the Boxing Day spike of the highest internet searches with over £7.8 billion spent online and instore across the UK alone. Now much more than a one-day event, it’s grown into a four-day retail… Read the full press release

British Airways adds more than 50,000 extra reward seats available for its Executive Club members

More than 50,000 extra reward seats added for sale across the Club World cabin Seats can be used for reward flight bookings or for people looking to upgrade a World Traveller Plus booking with Avios LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 14, 2018) made more than 50,000 extra reward… Read the full press release

British Airways thanks its customers for raising almost £200,000 for the people of Indonesia affected by the tsunami and earthquake

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has thanked its customers for their unprecedented generosity, raising almost £200,000 during a two-week appeal for the people of Indonesia, led by the DEC, Disasters Emergency Committee. Customers donated their spare cash on flights last month for people affected by the tsunami, earthquake and subsequent aftershocks… Read the full press release

Flying Start, British Airways global charity partnership with Comic Relief celebrates raising £20 million

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising £20 million. This partnership, the first to work with Comic Relief to raise money all year round, began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved… Read the full press release

British Airways enters into partnership with ExCeL, London’s premier conference and exhibition centre

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and ExCeL London have launched a year-long collaboration that will give exclusive airline partner status to the London City Airport based operation. The partnership will give British Airways the opportunity to use advertising space in and around ExCeL as well as an opportunity to offer deals… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new flights from London City Airport to Rome

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Everyone is talking Italian at London City Airport this week where British Airways is celebrating the launch of new flights to the capital city of Rome. The year-round service is the fourth Italian city to be served by British Airways direct from the Docklands and will operate every day… Read the full press release

British Airways features comedian Matt Lucas in its new TV advertising campaign

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Anyone who has flown has been there – the panic when you realise you’ve left your change in your pocket as you step through the metal detector, only to fish madly about trying to get it all out before being sent back to walk through the scanner again…. Read the full press release

British Airways expands its service between Heathrow and Inverness from summer 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to significantly expand its service between Heathrow and Inverness by operating two daily return services from Monday to Friday and three return services at weekends from summer 2019. The increased schedule means that, for the first time since the Heathrow to Inverness route was reinstated in 2016,… Read the full press release

British Airways gets teachers involved in inspiring students to consider a career in aviation

Airline inviting teachers to take on work experience placements Innovative idea to help encourage more children to consider a career in aviation British Airways has offered 600 work experience placements to children in 2018 The airline has earned Gold Accreditation with Fair Train for its work experience programme LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

British Airways wins the Best Domestic Airline category at the 2018 Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association Awards

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has won the Best Domestic Airline category at the prestigious Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association Awards for 2018. The award was accepted by Keith Chuter, British Airways’ sales manager, Scotland. Keith said: “We are delighted to have won this prestigious award.” “Our Scottish operation is a vital… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils a poppy decal on a Boeing 747 fuselage

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways proudly unveils a poppy decal on a Boeing 747 fuselage, as a symbol of remembrance for the fallen. In the centenary year of the end of the First World War, the 8ft by 8ft poppy will be displayed on the aircraft as it flies to numerous… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates raising £20 million for Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying Start, British Airways’ global charity partnership with Comic Relief, is celebrating raising a mammoth £20 million. Flying Start began in 2010 with a goal to raise £20 million by the end of 2020 and has achieved its fundraising target more than a year ahead of schedule, thanks… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Bremont to launch a limited-edition timepiece that features metal from the most famous and iconic planes in history – Concorde

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is proud to partner with luxury British watchmakers Bremont on the launch of a new limited-edition timepiece that features metal from one of the most famous and iconic planes in history – Concorde. Ahead of the airline’s centenary celebrations next year, the special edition watch was… Read the full press release

British Airways and KidZania encourage children to consider an exciting career in aviation

British Airways and KidZania are encouraging the next generation of children to fly 125,000 children have so far taken the controls of an aircraft at the British Airways Aviation Academy 15 per cent discount at KidZania London for British Airways customers LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is encouraging its youngest customers… Read the full press release

British Airways announces a multi-million pounds investment in staff training to provide the very best service to its customers

Multi-million pounds investment in staff training Staff empowered and trained to work across the terminal to solve any problem Mobile devices will help them to assist with reservations, ticketing, flight changes, re-bookings and up to date flight information Part of a continued initiative to care for and put customers at the heart of its business… Read the full press release

British Airways launches two-per-week summer service from Heathrow to Charleston, South Carolina

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can swing their way to charming Charleston next summer as British Airways launches a new route to the soulful South Carolina city. From April 4, 2019, British Airways will launch a two-per-week summer service from Heathrow, Terminal 5 and will be the only airline flying direct between… Read the full press release

Hundreds of children with illness or disability taken to Orlando for a holiday of a lifetime on a chartered British Airways jumbo jet

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Hundreds of children, who all have a serious illness or disability, arrived at Heathrow this morning for the departure of Dreamflight 2018 which whisked them to Orlando for a holiday of a lifetime on a chartered British Airways jumbo jet. Every year Dreamflight raises funds to enable the… Read the full press release

The British Airways Solo Travel Study unveils the reasons why passengers choose to head out alone

British Airways plots the rise of the solo female traveller in the BA Global Solo Travel Study, revealing almost half of women are choosing to travel solo   More British men and women were over 50 on their first solo trip compared to any other country Sixteen per cent of UK women are jetting off… Read the full press release

British Airways as the official airline partner of Team UK for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is proud to announce it will be the official airline partner of Team UK, a 72-strong group of wounded, injured and sick serving military personnel and veterans, who have been specially selected to represent Great Britain at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018, presented by Jaguar Land… Read the full press release

British Airways to operate daily flight between Tennessee and Heathrow next summer

Nashville is the fastest new route to move to a daily service in 10 years Additional two weekly services added on flight from London LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to increase its flights to Nashville next summer, operating a daily flight between Tennessee and Heathrow. The addition of two… Read the full press release

British Airways appoints Andrew Brem as Chief Commercial Officer and a member of its Management Committee

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (October 08, 2018) announced that Andrew Brem is appointed Chief Commercial Officer and a member of the British Airways Management Committee.  Andrew Brem joins British Airways on 29 October, 2018 and takes responsibility for the airline’s Commercial division, reporting to Chairman and CEO, Alex Cruz…. Read the full press release

British Airways unveils selection of 19 must-see destinations for 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revealed its annual travel predictions for the year ahead, selecting the top 19 must-see destinations for 2019. Highly-anticipated events and new routes shape the list, which includes everything from the popular party hotspot of Las Vegas, to the budding land of Osaka and the romantic… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club members can now collect double the Avios with new promotion

Members of the Executive Club can collect double Avios when they book and fly before the end of the year Promotion applies across all routes and cabins LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the British Airways Executive Club can now collect double the Avios when they fly, thanks to a new offer… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays unveils offers to Europe’s magical Christmas markets

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — We may have just enjoyed one of the hottest summers on record in the UK but with the weather taking a chilly turn and the Christmas countdown starting, now is the time to book a visit to one of Europe’s magical Christmas markets. With a merry selection of… Read the full press release

British designer Ozwald Boateng to bring modern contemporary twist to British Airways uniforms

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Savile Row tailoring expert, Ozwald Boateng OBE, is to be the next in an auspicious line-up of British designers to develop uniforms for the airline. Boateng, who is known for bringing a modern contemporary twist to the classic British institution of tailoring, will be designing a collection for… Read the full press release

British Airways starts direct flights to Osaka, Japan from March 31, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers are set to soak up Osaka next summer as the airline is launching direct flights to Japan’s second largest city. The four-per-week service takes off from March 31, 2019 with flights departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and landing into Osaka’s Kansai International Airport. The new route takes… Read the full press release

British Airways to launch new three-times-a-day flights from London City Airport to Munich

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to launch new three-times-a-day flights from London City Airport to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich next year. The year-round flights, which start on February 16, means British Airways will offer four German routes from London City, with each-way hand baggage only fares to Munich from £59. As well… Read the full press release

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