British Airways launches a brand-new route to the German city of Cologne

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — It may be the height of summer but Christmas markets and pints of Kölsch are on the horizon as British Airways launches a brand-new route to the German city of Cologne. The airline has announced it will be adding a new four-per-week service from Gatwick airport to the… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces comedy content from Soho Theatre on its long-haul inflight entertainment system

British Airways introduces five Soho Theatre comedy shows from well-known comedians on its long-haul inflight entertainment system Content launches ahead of Edinburgh Festival Fringe with all five comedians performing in Scotland’s capital LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is bringing laughter to the skies with the announcement that comedy content from Soho… Read the full press release

British Airways launches the Executive Club Reward app

The Reward app can help members discover new ways to collect and spend Avios The Reward app can be downloaded for free through the App Store or Google Play LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a brand new app for members of its Executive Club. Members can use the app… Read the full press release

British Airways launches campaign to recruit experienced pilots

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a big new campaign to recruit experienced pilots for its regional operation. The job opportunities have arisen with the growth of its London City schedule and increased regional flying from Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Stansted and Edinburgh airports this year. BA CityFlyer, the wholly… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new star-studded pre-flight safety video

Sir Michael Caine, Asim Chaudhry, Olivia Colman, Jourdan Dunn, Naomie Harris, Joanna Lumley and David Walliams come together in latest in-flight safety video Video lands important safety messages in a humorous and engaging way Video also promotes Flying Start the global charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

British Airways opens a brand-new lounge in Aberdeen Airport

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The next stage of British Airways’ £4.5bn investment plan is unveiled today as the airline opens a brand-new lounge in Aberdeen Airport. The new lounge, located within the recently completed extension of the airport, is the second to open under the airline’s new design concept. This follows… Read the full press release

British Airways signed up to the TSA Precheck programme

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will benefit from shorter security queues, and more ‘me time’ in US airports now the airline has signed up to the TSA Precheck programme. Customers who are accepted under the US government scheme can use fast track security queues, and do not need to remove… Read the full press release

More than 3600 runners joined the first British Airways Run Gatwick event

LONDON, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The first British Airways Run Gatwick took place today (Sunday May 13), with more than 3600 runners putting themselves through their paces on routes through the Sussex countryside and around Gatwick Airport. The race, which incorporated an international half marathon, a corporate 5K and a family run attracted runners… Read the full press release

British Airways enhances its in-flight entertainment system with the addition of tracks from the London Symphony Orchestra

Content features tracks from world-renowned composers including Mozart and Verdi LONDON, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today’s announcement will be music to the ears of British Airways customers, as the airline has added tracks from the London Symphony Orchestra to its in-flight entertainment system. A selection of music from 10 London Symphony Orchestra albums are… Read the full press release

British Airways announces one of its busiest summers ever in the UK with new routes and additional flights from five UK airports

LONDON, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways begins one of its busiest summers ever in the UK regions next week with the launch of new routes and additional flights from five regional airports. The addition of two new Embraer 190 jets to the growing aircraft fleet means that almost 200,000 seats will be on… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new direct service to the South African city of Durban

LONDON, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers hoping to escape the Northern Hemisphere’s shorter days and long, cold nights this winter have a new destination: the South African city of Durban with the start of British Airways’ new direct service. From October 29 holidaymakers will be able to surf their heart out along the Golden… Read the full press release

British Airways offers customers the opportunity to use Avios to select their seats

Customers can now use Avios to cover all, or part, of the cost to select their seat Move gives members of the British Airways Executive Club even more ways to spend Avios Gold, Silver and Bronze members will still be able to select seats for free, and free seat selection for all customers at check-in… Read the full press release

British Airways starts new direct service between Heathrow and Nashville

Country music star Stella Parton hits the high notes at Heathrow to celebrate British Airways’ new direct service LONDON, 2018-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The only direct route between Europe and Nashville launches this week (May 4) when British Airways starts flying between Heathrow and Music City. To celebrate the new five-a-week service the airline welcomed… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Union Hand-Roasted Coffee to provide customers with great tasting coffee

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is partnering with British specialty roaster, Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, to provide customers with great tasting coffee in the air and on the ground. The airline will be serving the UK based company’s hand-roasted coffee in all of its UK lounges and to those travelling in… Read the full press release

British Airways to increase frequency to Santiago and Washington D.C this winter

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is making the longest of long haul flying even easier and increasing the number of flights to Santiago and Washington D.C this winter. From October 28 the airline will boost the number of flights to the Chilean capital from four-per-week to five and will be adding three flights a week… Read the full press release

British Airways shares heart-warming customer stories thru its new channel on its inflight entertainment system

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a new channel on its inflight entertainment system dedicated to sharing heart-warming customer stories in which the airline has had a hand in adding a special touch of magic. The new channel known as ‘BA Magic’ includes seven short films which feature customers being surprised, after… Read the full press release

British Airways to operate three times a week service from Gatwick to Toronto beginning May 1

 Gatwick – Toronto service will operate three times a week, beginning May 1 British Airways in the midst of refreshing the cabins in its Gatwick long-haul fleet, including new World Traveller and World Traveller Plus seat LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ direct flight from Gatwick to Toronto will launch next… Read the full press release

British Airways names Angela Williams as People Director

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today announces that Maria Da Cunha, HR & Legal Director, is stepping down from British Airways after 17 years. Angela Williams is appointed to the role of People Director for British Airways and joins the business on June 4, 2018. Maria joined British Airways’ legal team… Read the full press release

British Airways expands its Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China

Over a third of cabin crew on Beijing and Shanghai flights will be Chinese nationals, fluent in Mandarin Support for Chinese customers on the ground at Heathrow Terminal 5 also increased LONDON, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is doubling the number of Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China, so… Read the full press release

British Airways opens a brand-new lounge in Rome’s Fiumicino Airport

LONDON, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its £4.5bn investment to benefit its customers, British Airways is set to revamp lounges across its network, starting with the opening of a brand-new lounge in Rome’s Fiumicino Airport. The lounge follows a new design concept for the airline featuring the very best of British and… Read the full press release

Comedian Rhod Gilbert trained to become British Airways cabin crew for his BBC2 show, Rhod Gilbert’s Work Experience

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Stand up comedian Rhod Gilbert learnt how to put out fires, deliver a baby and evacuate an aircraft after an emergency landing as he trained to become British Airways cabin crew for his BBC2 show, Rhod Gilbert’s Work Experience. The show is broadcast for the first time on… Read the full press release

British Airways releases its Gender Pay Gap figures

LONDON, 2018-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today released its Gender Pay Gap figures. The airline’s statistics show that the median hourly pay difference between men and women is 10 per cent, compared to the national average of 18.1 per cent*. The airline’s median bonus pay difference is -19 per cent, which, using… Read the full press release

British Airways inaugurates non-stop service from London to Seychelles

LONDON, 2018-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ new summer seasonal Seychelles flights are already set to move to year-round, operating twice a week, every week of the year. On March 25, the airline’s first flight touched down at Mahé International Airport so customers can now fly direct from Heathrow Terminal 5 to one of the most… Read the full press release

British Airways trials biometric technology in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York airports

British Airways trials biometric technology in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York airports LONDON, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is trialling biometric technology to speed up boarding and arrivals processes in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. Customers are breezing through new biometric boarding gates at Orlando International Airport, with… Read the full press release

British Airways and Qatar Airways expand codeshare partnership

British Airways and Qatar Airways expand codeshare partnership LONDON, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you fancy a “surf in Perth” or a “thriller in Manila” – following an extended joint business agreement between British Airways and Qatar Airways, customers will be able to choose flights to these two cities plus 12 other exciting destinations…. Read the full press release

British Airways now open for new apprenticeship applications

British Airways now open for new apprenticeship applications LONDON, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is open for new apprenticeship applications today (March 05, 2018) to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2018. The airline has 145 places open this year across several areas of the company, including; Operations, Engineering and Head Office. Full… Read the full press release

British Airways adds a new collection of Oscars and BAFTAs award-winning films to its in-flight entertainment system

British Airways adds a new collection of Oscars and BAFTAs award-winning films to its in-flight entertainment system LONDON, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the 90th Academy Awards ceremony (the Oscars) yesterday, and the British Academy Film Awards (the BAFTAs) last month, British Airways has added a collection of award-winning films to a… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils its brand-new World Traveller Plus and World Traveller seats

British Airways unveils its brand-new World Traveller Plus and World Traveller seats New World Traveller Plus and World Traveller cabins at Gatwick 50 per cent larger entertainment screens with swipe control Six-way adjustable headrests and leg and footrests in World Traveller Plus USB sockets at every seat LONDON, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British… Read the full press release

British Airways hosted a special Aerobility Aurora flight to view the northern lights at 30,000 feet

LONDON, 2018-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways hosted a special Aerobility Aurora flight last night to view the northern lights at 30,000 feet. Aerobility supporters, volunteers and British Airways crew enjoyed a spectacular evening hosted by Tim Peake. The British astronaut joined 142 lucky stargazers on the Aerobility Aurora flight that took off from Gatwick and headed North… Read the full press release

British Airways’ customers can now benefit from new lounges from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville

British Airways’ customers can now benefit from new lounges from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville   LONDON, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ customers travelling from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville from today (February 01, 2018) will benefit from access to new lounges. The use of the partner* lounges, exclusively for the airline’s customers travelling in… Read the full press release