American Airlines and British Airways to launch joint operations at JFK’s Terminal 8

Preview of plans follows 2019 announcement to redevelop and expand Terminal 8 Newly released designs showcase an enhanced premium guest experience American Airlines and British Airways to launch joint operations under one roof beginning December 2022 New York, USA, 2022-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines and British Airways announced more details regarding plans to… Read the full press release

London City Airport expects strong passenger demand to fuel recovery in 2022

Central London airport expects meaningful growth in 2022 as British Airways announces significant summer schedule More than three quarters of 2019 routes to be on the London City departure board in 2022 New routes include Thessaloniki, Barcelona and the return of 2019 top performer Milan 714,000 passengers used London City in 2021, down 21% on… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch codeshare agreement

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling between Ireland and the United States, will be simple, easy and more convenient for customers as Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch their codeshare agreement this week. Customers traveling with Aer Lingus will now be able to book codeshare travel on American Airlines flights from Chicago… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Barcelona, Luxembourg, Milan and Thessaloniki to its European routes for 2022 summer season

London, UK, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching four new routes across Europe in time for the summer season.  Operating from London City Airport, customers can now book to fly to Barcelona, Luxembourg, Milan and Thessaloniki – adding to BA CityFlyer’s already extensive network. Flights to all destinations will operate on… Read the full press release

Tennis superstar, Emma Raducanu named global brand ambassador of British Airways

London, UK, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has named tennis superstar, Emma Raducanu, as its latest global brand ambassador. The airline, which prides itself on connecting Britain with the world and the world with Britain, will support the British star as she represents the nation globally. The airline will fly Emma to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches January sale

British Airways and British Airways Holidays have launched their 2022 January sale today, offering huge savings across both flights and holidays This is British Airways’ largest sale of the year with more than 100 destinations up for grabs at discounted prices It includes return flights to New York from £326 and European holiday packages from… Read the full press release

British Airways and Qatar Airways to further extend their Joint Business

Carriers today announce that they have plans to further extend their Joint Business to offer customers a greater choice of destinations and routing options News follows British Airways’ return to Doha, with its first flight from Gatwick since the start of the pandemic This winter, the two airlines are operating up to six daily flights… Read the full press release

Atlantic Joint Business to launch selection of new routes for Summer 2022

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As customers look to plan a trip next year, through the Atlantic Joint Business, customers will have a selection of new routes to choose from for Summer 2022.  New gateways include, London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas. The Atlantic Joint Business is a joint venture that started… Read the full press release

Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations now on sale for British Airways’ new Gatwick subsidiary

London, UK, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( 14-12-2021) British Airways has revealed the initial destinations for its new Gatwick subsidiary, which will start flying from March 2022. Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations will also be on sale from Tuesday 14 December. The airline announced its intention to create a short-haul standalone business… Read the full press release

Atlantic Joint Business new routes for Summer 2022: London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas

London, UK, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As customers look to plan a trip next year, through the Atlantic Joint Business, customers will have a selection of new routes to choose from for Summer 2022.  New gateways include, London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas. The Atlantic Joint Business is a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines deepens partnerships with oneworld alliance members to increase international flights between West Coast and Europe

New service includes Portland-London on British Airways and Seattle-Helsinki on Finnair oneworld airlines will fly 100 weekly nonstops this summer between West Coast and Europe SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ready to start planning that long-awaited, much-deserved vacation or trip to Europe and destinations beyond? Alaska Airlines and our fellow oneworld member airlines –… Read the full press release

British Airways the official travel partner of the 2021 Diana Legacy Awards

London, UK, 2021-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is proud to have flown 15 young award winners from around the world to London for the 2021 Diana Legacy Awards as its official travel partner. The past and present winners travelled on British Airways flights from countries including the US, India, Italy and Germany… Read the full press release

British Airways to power its flights with SAF produced for the first time in the UK

British Airways and Phillips 66 Limited have signed a multi-year sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) supply agreement Sustainable aviation fuel produced at the Phillips 66 Humber Refinery in North Lincolnshire will help power a number of the airline’s flights from early 2022   The Phillips 66 Humber Refinery will be the first to produce SAF at… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with SignLive to trial new technology transforming experience for customers that use British Sign Language

British Airways is working with leading British Sign Language interpreting service to trial new technology that will transform its customer experience for those who use British Sign Language Partnership announced on International Day of People with Disabilities New technology will remove barriers to communication, enabling customers who use British Sign Language to contact the airline… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes oneworld® Alliance announcement to purchase 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Announcement includes usage by Alaska, American Airlines, British Airways SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) applauded the announcement by the oneworld® Alliance of 14 airlines to purchase more than 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable fuels company Aemetis for operations at… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new NDC agreement with Travelport and IAG

London, UK, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a global technology company that powers travel bookings for hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotels worldwide, and International Airlines Group (IAG) today (02-12-2021) announced a distribution agreement to enable modern travel retailing – by bringing New Distribution Capability (NDC) content from British Airways and sister… Read the full press release

British Airways launches its Black Friday offers

Launching today and running until 30 November 2021, the deals include: 20,000 seats at £299 to New York, Boston and Philadelphia Three-night New York flight and hotel packages from £399pp European city break packages from £119pp Up to £300 off British Airways Holidays packages to any destination London, UK, 2021-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

British Airways starts first US transatlantic flight from Gatwick to Tampa, Florida

British Airways’ first US transatlantic flight from Gatwick since the start of the pandemic takes off to Tampa, followed by Orlando British Airways will operate to more US airports than any other transatlantic carrier The airline is also set to add Dallas to its A380 route network at Heathrow from March 27, 2022 London, UK, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel… Read the full press release

British Airways brings Betty Buzz to all its lounges in the US

London, UK, 2021-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Betty Buzz, a range of non-alcoholic sparkling mixers is set to be rolled out across British Airways’ US lounges, starting with JFK and San Francisco airports. The mixers only launched in September, by Blake Lively.  Betty Buzz is a range of non-alcoholic sparkling mixers made with clean ingredients like… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the reopening of borders between US and UK with one-off BA001 flight

New York, USA, 2021-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (08-11-2021) marked the reopening of borders between the US and UK, with a one-off return of its prestigious BA001 flight number which was previously used for Concorde.  Touching down at 11.15am local time, it was the airline’s first flight to arrive in the… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates its first flight to depart for the US

British Airways first flight to the US since the lifting of restrictions for the majority of UK travellers departed for New York JFK at 0830 this morning in a synchronised take-off with Virgin Atlantic BA001, a flight number previously reserved for Concorde, is being directly powered by 35% sustainable aviation fuel – believed to be… Read the full press release

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic join forces to celebrate return of US to UK nationals

Customers return to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic flights to the US on Monday 8 November as country relaxes entry requirements It marks the first day since March 16, 2020 that the vast majority of UK nationals have been able to fly to the US Airlines will celebrate the easing of restrictions with a unique show… Read the full press release

British Airways teams up with Neasden Temple for Diwali celebrations

To celebrate Diwali, British Airways teamed up with Neasden Temple to put on a performance at British Airways’ home at Heathrow Terminal 5 and a rangoli-inspired display at the airline’s Waterside headquarters The temple organised the event to celebrate Diwali and to thank the airline for its support during the Covid-19 pandemic The celebration involved… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces codeshare expansion with British Airways

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announces today (Nov. 2, 2021) a further codeshare expansion with our long-time European partner British Airways, a fellow member of the oneworld alliance. This expansion includes 16 additional markets, connecting Alaska’s network beyond Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles to British Airways’ nonstop service from London Heathrow. Since joining oneworld earlier this… Read the full press release

British Airways continues to roll out its newest business class seat, Club Suite

London, UK, 2021-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is continuing with the roll out of its newest business class seat, Club Suite, as it continues to retrofit the seat across its Boeing 777 fleet, with the roll out expected to be completed by the end of 2022. The airline already has retrofitted a… Read the full press release

British Airways signs long-term agreement with Daon following successful trial of mobile health pass, VeriFLY

British Airways and American Airlines were the first airlines to trial mobile digital health pass, VeriFLY by Daon Over 500,000 customers have successfully used the pass to make sure they have the right documentation ahead of their flights British Airways has extended its relationship with VeriFLY following the rollout of the technology across its network,… Read the full press release

British Airways and British Airways Holidays celebrates the reopening of the USA with tempting price reductions

British Airways and British Airways Holidays are celebrating the imminent reopening of the USA by offering a selection of tempting price reductions Return flights to New York and Orlando start from £320 and £330 respectively and seven-night package holidays to Orlando are available from £439pp The sale also includes other popular holiday destinations, including Canada, Dubai, Jamaica and Antigua… Read the full press release

British Airways’ A380 aircraft to re-join its fleet in November and operate its biggest schedule

British Airways’ A380 aircraft will re-join the airline’s fleet earlier than expected as US borders re-open, initially operating to Los Angeles, Miami and Dubai The airline is increasing flights to the US by adding more services to key cities including New York, with up to eight daily services by December The airline will also be… Read the full press release

British Airways’ tiered Executive Club Member to receive another year of their current status

London, UK, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is further protecting the Tier status of Executive Club Members.  From today ( 20-09-2021 ), any tiered Executive Club Members with a Tier Point collection end date between January – March 2022 will receive another year of their current status. It means that no British… Read the full press release

COP26: first ever passenger flight of British Airways powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) happened between London Heathrow and Glasgow Airport

British Airways teamed up with NATS, Heathrow, Glasgow Airport, Airbus and bp to demonstrate how the industry is moving towards a Perfect Flight Carbon neutral flight from London to Glasgow replicated a journey made 11 years ago, to show how new technology and more efficient operations are helping aviation decarbonise Airline’s new sustainability liveried Airbus… Read the full press release