British Airways welcomed more than 200 students into its hangar during National Work Experience Month

British Airways’ expert engineers welcomed more than 200 young people into the airline’s world-class engineering facility during Work Experience Month to give them an insight into life as an engineer The airline’s engineers maintain a fleet of almost 300 aircraft and safety is its highest priority Taster sessions were designed to encourage more youngsters to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and Antalya, Turkey

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and summer hotspot Antalya, Turkey The new route begins on April 30, 2020, and is on sale from today A launch offer means prices starting from just £139 return Until October 29, customers can secure ATOL protected British Airways Holidays with a deposit starting from just… Read the full press release

British Airways flies a special four-legged friend to the UK to receive an ‘Animal OBE’

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways stepped in this week to fly a special four-legged friend to the UK to receive an ‘Animal OBE’ on Friday 4th October. When the airline heard that ex-US Secret Service dog, Hurricane, had been awarded a PDSA Order of Merit, British Airways pulled out all the stops to… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomed British Athletics home after their historic wins in Doha

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways gave British Athletics a golden welcome home after their historic wins in Doha. Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith gave her trademark smile after being welcomed into the First cabin for the flight home, where her meals were gilded in gold leaf, she was showered in golden confetti by… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers are set to gain access to even more benefits when flying between London and Asia thanks to a new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner Malaysia Airlines. The new code will be added to 14 destinations the airline serves in Malaysia, including Langkawi, Penang and… Read the full press release

British Airways launches its sought-after graduate scheme for 2020

Airline receives 10,000 applications for its 50 placements Finance whizzes, data enthusiasts and aspiring business leaders are being urged to apply for graduate opportunities Airline also announces first ever UK airline Internship Programme LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is on the lookout for ambitious and adventurous graduates to help implement its… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays unveils Christmas market mini break offerings

LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With a sunny summer ending and a chilly Autumn beginning, ‘tis the season to plan a Christmas market mini break with British Airways Holidays. With a merry selection of Christmas markets available from just £99 per person, festivities can begin early by buying gifts in Gothenburg, sampling glühwein in Vienna or ice… Read the full press release

American Express and British Airways launch new credit card for UK business owners

The new British Airways American Express® Accelerating Business Card is the only business credit card that lets business owners earn both accelerated On Business Points and Avios, making it a fast way to turn company spend into travel rewards and savings.* New Cardmembers will earn 2,200 On Business Points if they spend £3,000 or more… Read the full press release

British Airways supports Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of British Airways’ commitment to help communities respond in times of crisis, the airline has been supporting relief efforts to reach those impacted by Hurricane Dorian. The hurricane was one of the most powerful in the Atlantic on record, causing devastation and loss of life across… Read the full press release

British Airways announces next phase of its £6.5bn investment for customers requiring additional assistance with the introduction of dedicated customer care team

Airline announces next phase of multi-million pounds investment for customers requiring additional assistance with introduction of 20-strong team of accessibility experts Team will assist more than half a million customers with disabilities who fly each year – their enquiries were formerly handled by airline’s general customer service team New direct phone line now connects customers… Read the full press release

British Airways 24/7: Access All Areas airs on 5th September on Channel 5

First episode airs on Channel 5 on 5th September 2019 at 2100 GMT Documentary team from Title Role Productions in Manchester spent nine months filming with the airline at locations around the world Footage captured includes preparations for a visit from Her Majesty The Queen to celebrate the airline’s landmark birthday LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-03 —… Read the full press release

British Airways to empower cabin crew with iPhone XRs to help them deliver personalised customer service

Every member of British Airways’ 15,000 cabin crew will receive an iPhone XR in latest phase of multi-million pounds investment in technology and training New phones are part of initiative to empower cabin crew to deliver personalised customer service to customers Investment comes after British Airways awarded prestigious Skytrax gong for Best Airline Staff in… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying with British European Airways (BEA) liveried aircraft at the International Air Display

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Jersey residents will step back in time when British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying with a nostalgic entry in this year’s International Air Display on September 12. One of the airline’s heritage aircraft, an Airbus A319 in the former British European Airways (BEA) livery, will take part… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes plans submitted to develop UK and Europe’s first commercial waste to jet fuel plant

The proposed plant will take hundreds of thousands of tonnes of household and commercial solid waste and turn it into clean burning sustainable aviation fuel, reducing net greenhouse gases by 70% compared to the fossil fuel equivalent – equal to taking up to 40,000 cars per year off the road British Airways intends to purchase… Read the full press release

British Airways offers 50,000 short-haul seats at £50 each-way

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As the summer holidays come to an end and Autumn is on the horizon, so it seems the UK is bracing for a cooler climate. According to the Met Office, we’re in for a week of breeze and scattered showers. With the children heading back to school shortly and… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS’ A350 GEARS UP FOR ITS FIRST LONG HAUL FLIGHT TO DUBAI

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrated its 100,000th aircraft pushback using its eco-friendly, emissions-free Mototok tugs

Automated pushback devices have reduced airside emissions and allowed the airline to reduce its fuel consumption The devices are part of British Airways’ long-term plan to reduce emissions from all vehicles at Heathrow Mototok technology helps British Airways maintain its position as the most punctual of the largest short-haul operators out of London LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

British Airways trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first. From now until the end of 2019, customers travelling on select flights in First from London Heathrow to New York… Read the full press release

British Airways offers a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 12, 2019) British Airways has launched a sale offering a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return. There are a range of destinations available for £2019 return for two, including top US destinations such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays announces new long-term partnership with leading international wildlife charity Born Free

British Airways Holidays and international wildlife charity Born Free have been working together over the last year to develop the travel company’s animal welfare policy Policy builds on current standards and offers a commitment to ensuring customers are able to make fully informed decisions on the holidays they choose Partnership also sees the launch of… Read the full press release

British Airways’ BA 2119: Flight of the Future exhibition now open at the Saatchi Gallery in London

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ BA 2119: Flight of the Future exhibition in collaboration with the Royal College of Art is now open at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The exhibition, which is free to enter and runs until August 26, is part of the airline’s centenary celebrations and explores the… Read the full press release

British Airways to bring a new West End season of plays to the Playhouse Theatre in partnership with Ambassador Theatre Group and Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is supporting a new West End season of work by The Jamie Lloyd Company, the hugely successful partnership between the UK’s leading theatre company, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), and Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd. The partnership will bring a season of three plays to the Playhouse Theatre in the… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomed its first Airbus 350

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The airline will take delivery of 18 A350s, with four of the new aircraft joining the fleet before the end of the year. Carolina… Read the full press release

British Airways to serve menus design by Michelin-starred British chef, Tom Kerridge throughout August

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its centenary celebrations, British Airways has teamed up with Michelin-starred British chef, Tom Kerridge, to design gourmet menus for customers travelling with the airline throughout August – the airline’s birthday month. The new menus, which feature great British flavours, will be available in every cabin… Read the full press release

British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows delighted spectators at the world’s largest military air show

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Spectators at the world’s largest military air show delighted at a fly-past by a specially decorated British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows. Flight BA100 lead the display at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 20 and was flanked by nine Hawk jets belonging to the Royal Air Force… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS EXECUTIVE CLUB EXTENDS £1 REWARD FLIGHT FARE TO UK AND EUROPE

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members can now book a reward flight using Avios and pay as little as £1 return.  With the trial starting today (July 16, 2019), the new Avios pricing options can be redeemed on flights in the UK and Europe. The additional Avios options follows… Read the full press release

Specially decorated British Airways 747 will be joined by The Red Arrows at the Royal International Air Tattoo

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Red Arrows will join forces with a specially decorated British Airways 747 at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 20. The special Boeing 747 has been painted in the airline’s predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) livery to mark British Airways’ centenary this year. Senior First Officer… Read the full press release

British Airways moves all direct flights between Heathrow and Beijing to new state-of-the-art Daxing airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (July 10, 2019) announced that all direct flights to and from Heathrow and Beijing will move to new state-of-the-art Daxing airport from 27 October 2019, with flights available on ba.com from today. British Airways is the first international airline to confirm it will move all operations… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils its new lounge in San Francisco

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways unveils its new lounge in San Francisco, the third US lounge to benefit from the airline’s investment plan for its customers, following the recent opening of its First and Club lounge at New York JFK’s Terminal 7. The new contemporary lounge is spread across 665 square… Read the full press release

British Airways to start new service to Croatian city of Split

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to raise anchor and take off for the Croatian city of Split – in time for the annual Yacht Week adventure. It’s the first time flights to Croatia have operated from London City Airport and British Airways will fly three flights a week through the peak summer months to September…. Read the full press release