British Airways’ On Business programme 2018 data reveals some of its fastest growing travel routes for SMEs

Yearly growth included Santiago up 18% and Keflavik up 39% LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ —  The airline’s top 25 fastest growing routes include Santiago with 18% more bookings than 2017 – based on bookings through its SME loyalty programme On Business – suggesting SMEs are looking beyond traditional markets to do business. Equally… Read the full press release

British Airways to start three flights a week service to Croatian city of Split from London City Airport from June

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers will be able to fly to the Croatian city of Split from London City Airport for the very first time next year when British Airways launches it latest new holiday route. The airline will start operating three flights a week to the popular Dalmatian Coast sunspot in June through… Read the full press release

British Airways: Collect double Avios up until Sunday December 23, 2018

Collect double Avios up until Sunday December 23, 2018 Avios can be collected from online shopping through British Airways Avios eStore Customers can redeem Avios for flights and upgrades as well as hotels and car hire LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Shoppers often aim to avoid last minute Christmas shopping however this year they… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new service from Heathrow to Islamabad, Pakistan from June 2, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (December 18, 2018) announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from June 2, 2019. Tickets are on sale from today. The route will launch as a three-per-week service, operated on a three-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner – British Airways’ newest long-haul… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the holiday period with Christmas dinners, festive films and mince pies

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is gearing up for the great Christmas getaway as it prepares to carry over half a million customers over the festive period, with the most popular long-haul destination being New York and the most popular short-haul route being Geneva. New York is also set to be… Read the full press release

British Airways adds selection of Christmas treats to its inflight entertainment system

British Airways lays on festive entertainment with up to 40 new Christmas films, TV show episodes and audio available Popular favourites including Elf and The Holiday feature LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — To help customers get in the festive spirit at 38,000 feet British Airways has added a selection of Christmas treats to… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5, 18 months since it opened. Reminiscent of a luxury hotel lobby, The First Wing features dedicated security lanes granting customers direct access to British Airways’ prestigious First… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can get in to a different type of holiday spirit and start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France. Seats to Slovenia’s capital are available to book on ba.com from today with flights taking off on Mondays and Fridays… Read the full press release

British Airways is celebrating customers on International Day of Persons with Disabilities with cabin upgrades and lounge access

More than half a million customers with disabilities travel with the airline each year Airline is working with charity groups to raise awareness and understanding of hidden and visible disabilities LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities, British Airways surprised some of the 50,000 customers with disabilities… Read the full press release

British Airways kicked off its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge to create a new generation sustainable aviation fuel

To mark British Airways’ Centenary in 2019, the airline will host events to lead the debate on the future of flying over the next 100 years, exploring the future of sustainable aviation fuels, the aviation careers of the future and the customer experience of the future The winner will receive funding for further research and… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new cabin crew apprenticeship programme from March 2019

Brand new intensive 12-month apprenticeship scheme from March 2019 Cabin Crew will train at the airline’s world-class Global Learning Academy Airline recently awarded SkyTrax title, UK’s Best Cabin Crew Almost 2,500 hopefuls have already applied for new scheme LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways continues its investment in world-class customer service, today… Read the full press release

British Airways retires of the most iconic aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 767

767 first entered fleet in 1990, flying over 425,000 commercial flights Last commercial flight took place yesterday, Larnaca – Heathrow, before being retired to St Athan in Wales today Retirement comes just days after airline takes delivery of 30th 787 Dreamliner LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (November 26, 2018) bids… Read the full press release

Holiday season has started with American Airlines and British Airways’ low fares from London to the U.S.

Fly with American Airlines and British Airways from London to the U.S. from just £294 return, per person. LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The holiday season has started and there is no better time to visit the United States. Fly with American Airlines and British Airways from London to Chicago, Las Vegas, Los… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport: New figures show British Airways’ Heathrow to Inverness service could boost Scottish economy by up to £17m

Newly released figures show latest Heathrow to Inverness service could boost Scottish economy by up to £17m Heathrow joins Inverness Airport and Scottish businesses to welcome British Airways’ new daily air service The service will open more than 83,500 new seats to Inverness a year, helping more international passengers connect to the area and more… Read the full press release

British Airways thanks customers and colleagues for helping raise £20 million for Flying Start

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has taken on a nationwide cupcake tour to thank customers and colleagues in the UK regions for their part in helping to raise a phenomenal £20 million in eight years for Flying Start, the global charity partnership with Comic Relief. Members of the airline’s community investment… Read the full press release

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