British Airways introduces Flying with Confidence course as a live interactive webinar

Courses to now include reassurance on Covid-19 safety measures in place to inspire further confidence in travel London, UK, 2020-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is bringing its renowned Flying with Confidence course to the comfort of customers’ homes for the first time ever this October. More than 50,000 people have taken part… Read the full press release

British Airways launches services from Heathrow to Lahore, Pakistan

LONDON, UK, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (September 15, 2020) announced it will begin flying from Heathrow to Lahore, Pakistan, four times a week from 12 October 2020. The ‘City of Gardens’, Lahore, is known for its rich culture and will be the second city in Pakistan that British Airways… Read the full press release

British Airways’ on board magazine High Life now in new digital format

London, UK, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ award-winning on board magazine, High Life, is moving online to ba.com and will offer access to content for customers before, during and after a flight. Created with publishing house, Cedar, the magazine will also include a new section for Business Life which will replace the current on-board paper versions of both… Read the full press release

British Airways retires first of its 31 Boeing 747 jumbo jets

LONDON, UK, 2020-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will tomorrow retire its first Boeing 747 since announcing last month that all 31 of its jumbo jets had sadly flown their last commercial services. The Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVD, will depart from London Heathrow on Tuesday, 18 August at 9am local time under flight… Read the full press release

British Airways extends Book with Confidence policy throughout September 2020

LONDON, UK, 2020-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is extending its Book with Confidence policy for customers booking flights and holidays throughout September 2020, to cover journeys for a whole year, up to 31 August 2021. The policy allows customers to change the dates and destination of their booking without incurring a change… Read the full press release

British Airways resumes service to more destinations this August

LONDON, UK, 2020-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Throughout August, British Airways is resuming flying to more destinations, albeit with continued low frequencies while the impact of Covid-19 remains felt across the globe. In Europe flights will resume to the holiday destinations of Bari, Bastia, Bodrum, Bordeaux, Catania, Figari, Frankfurt, Genoa, Kefalonia, Lyon, Luxembourg, Malta,… Read the full press release

Discover a safe paradise and embrace a tropical escape at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives Reopening our doors on the 15 July 2020 to our loyal repeaters and global travellers.

Maldives , 2020-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ —It’s our pleasure to announce that we are ready to welcome our loyal repeaters and global travellers again from 15 July 2020 onwards to your favourite idyllic paradise in the Maldives. In the archipelago of naturally scattered coral islands and atolls, the Maldives is purely surrounded by the… Read the full press release

British Airways has kept vital air links open to repatriate UK residents and fly much needed PPE equipment to the UK

In the last three months, British Airways has operated 134 worldwide repatriation flights, from 33 cities across 21 countries The airline, with IAG Cargo, continues to fly tonnes of PPE, medicine and vital food supplies into the UK each week LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the last three months, while the… Read the full press release

British Airways resumes flying to more destinations across its network this July

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Throughout July, British Airways will resume flying to more destinations across its network, albeit offering fewer frequencies due to reduced demand and the impact of the global quarantine restrictions. Across the UK and Europe, the airline will return to more short haul destinations by the end of… Read the full press release

SFO gradually restarts international flights

Resumption of international flights continues in earnest SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) welcomed the return of service from several international airlines in June 2020, including the following: June 4th China Airlines resumed passenger flights to Taipei, operating one passenger flight per week United Airlines resumed… Read the full press release

British Airways reconfigures two grounded 777-200 aircraft to operate as freighters

Two grounded British Airways 777-200 aircraft have had their seats removed and interiors stripped to carry more cargo First flight of revamped aircraft is to Beijing this afternoon to collect PPE for the NHS The airline, with IAG Cargo, has operated more than 80 cargo charter flights carrying tonnes of PPE LONDON, UK, 2020-Jun-03 —… Read the full press release

British Airways increases number of cargo-only flights from China to the UK

21 British Airways flights a week from China to London now operating, up from 13 this time last week Flights will be used to carry up to 770 tonnes of cargo for the NHS including PPE Cargo shipped in joint effort between British Airways, IAG Cargo, the UK Government and the British Embassy in Beijing… Read the full press release

Covid-19: British Airways flies thousands of UK nationals stranded in India back to the UK

LONDON, UK, 2020-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is flying thousands of UK nationals who have been stranded in India as a result of the Covid-19 crisis back to the UK this week. The airline has already flown back thousands of travellers as part of 65 rescue flights which have either operated or… Read the full press release

British Airways’ Sport Relief achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ week of Sport Relief fundraising events has taken off today (March 06, 2020) by achieving a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team (mixed), made up of colleagues and sporting celebrities. British Airways’ support for Sport Relief… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to waive its change fee, giving customers the flexibility to delay booked travel

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is leading the way as the first UK airline to waive its change fee, giving customers the flexibility to delay travel that is booked during the next two weeks. The policy will be available for new bookings made between Tuesday 3 March 2020 and Monday 16 March… Read the full press release

British Airways launches offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (February 27, 2020) launched an offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays. Offers span 20 long-haul destinations in First and Club World, over 35 European routes in Club Europe as well as British Airways Holidays. With return fares starting from £1,195 or £275 return + 188,000 Avios, customers… Read the full press release

British Airways trials fully autonomous, electric mobility devices at JFK Airport

British Airways trials state-of-the-art, fully autonomous vehicles at JFK Airport to help customers navigate the airport terminal freely and independently Autonomous devices are the latest innovation to complement the airline’s investment in customer service, including the introduction of a specialist accessibility team British Airways aims to be the airline of choice for customers requiring additional… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights in 2020

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (26 February 2020) announced a new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights in 2020, amounting to more than a quarter of a billion individual items of plastic and equivalent to more than 30,000 suitcases full of… Read the full press release

British Airways strengthens its New Distribution Capability platform with significant new initiative

British Airways’ initiatives will accelerate the benefits available to customers who book through NDC enabled travel agents Improvements include expanding Long Haul Additional Price Points across more routes and introducing extra price points on Short Haul Agents will have access to full servicing prior to ticketing LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British… Read the full press release

British Airways increases services from Heathrow to Miami, Seattle and Cape Town

London, UK, 2020-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is adding more flights to some of its most popular destinations in the US and South Africa from April*. The airline will be increasing its services from Heathrow to Miami, Seattle and Cape Town, offering those customers who want to travel during the busy spring… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club Members can collect Up to double Avios on eStore purchases

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members could be even closer to unlocking exciting travel rewards by earning up to double Avios this month when shopping at selected retailers including H&M and John Lewis on Avios eStore. From today(February 18, 2020) until the beginning of March, Members of the award-winning loyalty programme, British… Read the full press release

British Airways and Royal Air Maroc announce new codeshare agreement

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced a new codeshare agreement which will open up new routes across Morocco including Casablanca and Agadir.  It will also give customers more flight flexibility between London Heathrow and Marrakesh. Customers will be able to book from 13 February when the… Read the full press release

British Airways will be the only airline with regular scheduled service between the UK and St Lucia

Two weekly services added to St Lucia – British Airways will soon be the only airline to serve the island with a regular multi-weekly scheduled service from the UK Extra services also added to Cape Town and Cancun LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers travelling to hot-spots St Lucia, Cape… Read the full press release

British Airways announces Valentine’s Day offers

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will be spreading the love this Valentine’s Day with a range of short and long haul offers to destinations including Barcelona, New Orleans, Seychelles and Venice.  Customers who book two Club cabin tickets can make a saving of up to £800 per person compared to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching a summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay, creating the only direct route to Heathrow. This adds to the new routes the airline has already announced for summer 2020 to Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey. Seats are available to book from today… Read the full press release

British Airways and Comic Relief support African NGO mothers2mothers in Ghana

African NGO mothers2mothers launches in Ghana, thanks to British Airways and Comic Relief LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of Ghanaian children will get a flying start to life as they and their families receive life-saving  health services from mothers2mothers (m2m), an African not-for-profit organisation. With funding support from British Airways and… Read the full press release

British Airways trials automated cocktail maker in its San Francisco and Newark lounges

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is exclusively trialling an automated cocktail maker in its San Francisco and Newark lounges. Cocktails are dispensed in under 45 seconds, adding a new dimension to the food and drink available for customers. Available until March 2020, British Airways’ First and Club World customers travelling from San Francisco and… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces freshly designed soft blankets and cushions and a new headrest for World Traveller customers

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has unveiled freshly designed soft blankets and cushions and a new headrest for customers in its World Traveller (long haul economy) cabin. The fresh white headrest covers, a new look bright blue cushion with a classic herringbone design and a new blanket in a super-soft… Read the full press release

British Airways offers flights to Europe for £40 or less each way

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) made thousands of hand-baggage-only flights to Europe available for £40 or less each way*. Customers can choose from a wide selection of over 70 routes across the airline’s comprehensive European network including Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Kefalonia, Faro and Verona. The airline… Read the full press release

British Airways to give its lounges in Chicago, Edinburgh and Berlin a make over

Customer to benefit from more relaxing atmosphere, extra charging points, and new interactive welcome Lounges to be refreshed as part of £6.5bn investment for customers LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) announced it is refreshing its First and Club lounges at Chicago O’Hare Airport, as well… Read the full press release