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

British Airways is the official airline partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has been appointed the official airline partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. The airline will fly hundreds of athletes and support team, along with their equipment to and from the Games as part of… Read the full press release

British Airways completed 100 Acts of Kindness for customers throughout 2019

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its centenary year, throughout 2019 British Airways has completed 100 Acts of Kindness for customers, including once-in-a-lifetime trips and reunions, upgrades, surprise proposals and money-can’t-buy experiences. Examples include: Upgrading 100 customers from World Traveller (British Airways’ economy cabin) to First on Valentine’s Day Sending young cancer… Read the full press release

British Airways shares its 20 New Year resolutions for 2020

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — After celebrating its momentous centenary year in 2019, British Airways is now looking to 2020, with 20 New Year resolutions that are every bit as exciting as the achievements of 2019. New destinations – the airline has already announced nine new routes for 2020 including the Kosovan and Montenegrin capitals Pristina and Podgorica, Perugia in Italy, Antalya, Dalaman and… Read the full press release

British Airways starts offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK

Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified carbon reduction projects British Airways’ parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) recently announced commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From 1 January 2020, British Airways… Read the full press release

British Airways announces its January Sale

British Airways marks the end of the year with its biggest sale of 2019 Annual January Sale has deals on flights and holidays to five continents Avios part payment offers Executive Club Members the opportunity to reduce their fares further still Customers must book by January 30, 2020 LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

British Airways to trial state-of-the-art, fully autonomous robots in 2020

British Airways announces it will trial state-of-the-art, fully autonomous robots in 2020 to carry out simple tasks  Airline wants to enable its airport hosts to concentrate on more complex customer queries Automation across Heathrow Terminal 5 has seen customers enjoying fewer queues and a faster, smoother journey through the airport Robots are the latest innovation… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new route to San Sebastián

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights to the Basque region of Spain are set to take off next summer when British Airways launches a new route to San Sebastián. It’s the first time flights to the resort town in the Bay of Biscay will operate from London City Airport with British Airways’ twice-weekly… Read the full press release

British Airways launches year round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon. From June 1, 2020, the airline will launch a five-per-week service to the city from Heathrow Terminal 5. The new route will take the number of US destinations… Read the full press release

British Airways announces joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has signed a joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines, for travel from 2 January 2020. Seats are available for sale on ba.com from today (December 17, 2019). The agreement will benefit customers of both airlines by opening more destinations between the UK and China,… Read the full press release

British Airways’ choir wowed customers flying home for Christmas with a spontaneous performance at London Heathrow

British Airways colleagues surprised customers flying home for Christmas with a spontaneous performance in Terminal 5 at London Heathrow The festive recital was given the West End seal of approval with Hamilton’s Musical Director, Richard Beadle, training up the choir More than half a million customers will fly with the airline over the festive season… Read the full press release

British Airways and Iberia earned IATA NDC Certification NDC@Scale status

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Iberia have today (December 19, 2019) announced that both airlines have achieved the International Air Transport Association (IATA) NDC Certification NDC@Scale status. This is another significant step made by both airlines, demonstrating their commitment to, and continuous investment in, improving and enhancing NDC capabilities for… Read the full press release

British Airways gears up for a sky-high festive feast this Christmas

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is warming up for the great Christmas getaway, with more than one million customers flying with the airline over the festive period. The most popular long-haul destinations are New York, Los Angeles, Johannesburg and Cape Town and this year’s busiest short-haul route is Paris, with many… Read the full press release

British Airways launches six new European routes from London Heathrow for 2020

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways today (December 12, 2019) announces it is launching six new European routes from London Heathrow for 2020. With destinations in Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey, seats are available to book on ba.com from today. For the first time… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with charity Rays of Sunshine to give VIP tour to deserving youngsters

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways stepped in to give two young aviation fans an early Christmas gift. The airline partnered with charity, Rays of Sunshine, to give the deserving youngsters a VIP tour of its state-of-the-art engineering and flight training facilities at London Heathrow. Harvey McCulloch, a 16-year-old who is autistic and battling… Read the full press release

British Airways enhances its catering on flights from London Gatwick

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has made a multi-million pound investment in its catering on flights from London Gatwick, with reimagined and improved food across its short- and long-haul cabins. Now available on all flights, the catering brings in new menus featuring new dishes and recipes as part of the… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with British Astronaut Tim Peake to bring Legends of Apollo to London in May 2020

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — As the world prepares to return to the Moon, British Airways is partnering with British Astronaut Tim Peake and former space pioneers to bring a live show to London in May 2020. Tickets are on sale to an exclusive Legends of Apollo showing in May 2020. Ahead of the show,… Read the full press release

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