Mineta San José International Airport welcomes resumption of British Airways’ nonstop service between Silicon Valley and London

Nonstop flights connecting Silicon Valley and London resumed June 13 San José, Calif., 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A familiar tail returned to the flight line at Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) last night with the resumption of British Airways’ daily, nonstop service connecting Silicon Valley and London following a two-year… Read the full press release

British Airways teams up with Trunki to launch limited-edition suitcase for its young flyers

British Airways has partnered with British brand Trunki to create a limited-edition suitcase for its young flyers ahead of the summer holidays The innovative ride-on suitcase has been exclusively designed for the airline and named Amelia the Aeroplane The suitcase will be available for customers to purchase from £45 London, UK, 2022-Jun-16 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

British Airways and American Express announce Companion Vouchers to solo travellers

London, UK, 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers embarking on solo adventures around the world can now enjoy new benefits from their Companion Voucher, British Airways and American Express have announced. From today (13-06-2022), Cardmembers who have earned a Companion Voucher since September 2021 on either the British Airways American Express® Credit Card or… Read the full press release

British Airways inaugurates the only direct route between London and Oregon

London, UK, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (June 3, 2022) Portland, Oregon became the newest destination on the British Airways route map as flight BA0267 touched down at Portland International Airport (PDX) at 5.05pm local time. Creating the only direct route between London (Heathrow) and Oregon, the inaugural flight received a warm local… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International and Belfast City Airport partner to launch charter service for guests sailing on Wonder of the Seas this summer

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International has launched a British Airways charter for guests sailing on Wonder of the Seas this summer, in partnership with Belfast City Airport. Those taking a holiday aboard the world’s largest ship will be offered direct flights from Belfast City to Barcelona from 3rd July until 18th September… Read the full press release

British Airways launches the BA Better World Community Fund

The BA Better World Community Fund will further support organisations and projects in communities across the UK Charities and social enterprise groups are invited to apply for funding through the airline’s Crowdfunder page. The airline is supporting four organisations for its first round of funding, including Fantasy Wings, Global Grooves, Energy Garden and Black2Nature London, UK,… Read the full press release

British Airways resumes European short-haul flying from Gatwick Airport

London, UK, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — After two years British Airways returns to international short-haul flying from Gatwick Airport today (Tuesday 29 March), as its first service departed for Larnaca at 6:25am. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the airline suspended its European operation at Gatwick Airport, moving a number of flights… Read the full press release

Gatwick reopens its South Terminal with around 570 flights a day

London, UK, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick reopens its South Terminal today (27/03/2022) and has gone from an airport with about 300 flights a day (26 March) to one operating around 570 flights (27 March) – making it the equivalent of opening a medium-sized airport overnight. Gatwick and its partners – including airlines,… Read the full press release

British Airways becomes the first airline in the world to use SAF produced on a commercial scale in the UK

British Airways becomes the first airline in the world to use sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) produced on a commercial scale in the UK after signing a multi-year agreement with Phillips 66 Limited SAF is produced from sustainable sources such as waste gases, crop and forestry residues, household and commercial waste and used cooking oil, and… Read the full press release

oneworld® Alliance to purchase up to 200 million gallons of SAF per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo

NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the oneworld® Alliance plan to purchase up to 200 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, in the second such joint commitment by the global airline alliance in four months. Delivery of the fuel is expected to commence… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of flights to London Gatwick Airport

Award-winning airline will operate an environmentally advanced Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service, daily to London Gatwick The resumption of the service for Summer 2022 underlines the airline’s commitment to the UK , including 7 flights a day to London operated together with its strategic partner British Airways Doha, QATAR, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

British Airways and British Airways Holidays launch business class flight and holiday sale

London, UK, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — For those who’d like to add a touch of luxury to their 2022 trips, British Airways and British Airways Holidays have launched a business class flight and holiday sale. Available until 28 March 2022, the offer applies to selected short and long-haul routes from London with a range… Read the full press release

Face coverings at Heathrow no longer mandated from Wednesday 16 March

From Wednesday 16 March, face coverings at Heathrow will no longer be mandated in Heathrow terminals, rail stations or office buildings British Airways and Virgin Atlantic welcomed the move, signalling they will be revising their onboard face covering policies as well Change in policy comes amid continued success of the vaccination programme and as society… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes new Loganair services from the Isle of Man

London, UK, 2022-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has today (11/03/2022) announced that it will launch services from the Isle of Man to both London City and London Heathrow airports from next month, marking a major step forward for the Isle of Man’s post-pandemic air connectivity. New services will… Read the full press release

British Airways provides insight into what’s happening behind the scenes at British Airways with the launch of its brand new podcast

British Airways new ‘The Check In’ podcast is created by colleagues, providing an insight into what’s happening behind the scenes at British Airways Episodes are hosted by four of the airline’s people with guests from different areas of the business Episode one is available to download now, with a focus on the airline’s BA Better… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to become the first UK airline to recognise the Sunflower

British Airways has partnered with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to become the first UK airline to formally recognise the Sunflower Satisfaction among customers with accessibility needs has more than doubled following the airline’s investment in recent years in a number of initiatives, including a specialist customer care team for travellers who require additional assistance Increasing the… Read the full press release

London City Airport adds Chambéry and Salzburg to its winter ski holiday roster

New routes added to London City’s winter ski holiday roster   Complements existing SWISS and British Airways services to Zurich and Geneva  As restrictions ease, Britons expected to flock to the Alps this half-term  London, UK, 2022-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — With this winter’s ski season now back on track, Brits and Europeans are… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces improvements to its customer experience as part of its commitment to sustainability

British Airways is making improvements to its customer experience and reinforcing its commitment to put sustainability at the heart of its customer journey The airline is introducing new plant-based menus across its lounges, removing single-use plastic bottles, installing water stations and offering colleagues training in sustainability A premium pre-Covid meal service will be re-introduced in Club… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Nuremberg to its Heathrow short-haul network

London, UK, 2022-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (2 February 2022) announced that it will be introducing a new destination to its Heathrow short-haul network, Nuremberg, located in Bavaria, Germany. Flights to this European city will initially operate four times a week from March 27. The schedule will then increase to… Read the full press release

British Airways expands codeshare agreement with Loganair

British Airways and Loganair have today announced a major expansion of their codeshare agreement, offering more choice and connectivity for customers travelling across the UK London, UK, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The expansion to 18 new routes will now give British Airways’ customers access to 38 of Loganair’s UK routes, meaning that customers… Read the full press release

American Airlines and British Airways to launch joint operations at JFK’s Terminal 8

Preview of plans follows 2019 announcement to redevelop and expand Terminal 8 Newly released designs showcase an enhanced premium guest experience American Airlines and British Airways to launch joint operations under one roof beginning December 2022 New York, USA, 2022-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines and British Airways announced more details regarding plans to… Read the full press release

London City Airport expects strong passenger demand to fuel recovery in 2022

Central London airport expects meaningful growth in 2022 as British Airways announces significant summer schedule More than three quarters of 2019 routes to be on the London City departure board in 2022 New routes include Thessaloniki, Barcelona and the return of 2019 top performer Milan 714,000 passengers used London City in 2021, down 21% on… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch codeshare agreement

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling between Ireland and the United States, will be simple, easy and more convenient for customers as Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch their codeshare agreement this week. Customers traveling with Aer Lingus will now be able to book codeshare travel on American Airlines flights from Chicago… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Barcelona, Luxembourg, Milan and Thessaloniki to its European routes for 2022 summer season

London, UK, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching four new routes across Europe in time for the summer season.  Operating from London City Airport, customers can now book to fly to Barcelona, Luxembourg, Milan and Thessaloniki – adding to BA CityFlyer’s already extensive network. Flights to all destinations will operate on… Read the full press release

Tennis superstar, Emma Raducanu named global brand ambassador of British Airways

London, UK, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has named tennis superstar, Emma Raducanu, as its latest global brand ambassador. The airline, which prides itself on connecting Britain with the world and the world with Britain, will support the British star as she represents the nation globally. The airline will fly Emma to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches January sale

British Airways and British Airways Holidays have launched their 2022 January sale today, offering huge savings across both flights and holidays This is British Airways’ largest sale of the year with more than 100 destinations up for grabs at discounted prices It includes return flights to New York from £326 and European holiday packages from… Read the full press release

British Airways and Qatar Airways to further extend their Joint Business

Carriers today announce that they have plans to further extend their Joint Business to offer customers a greater choice of destinations and routing options News follows British Airways’ return to Doha, with its first flight from Gatwick since the start of the pandemic This winter, the two airlines are operating up to six daily flights… Read the full press release

Atlantic Joint Business to launch selection of new routes for Summer 2022

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As customers look to plan a trip next year, through the Atlantic Joint Business, customers will have a selection of new routes to choose from for Summer 2022.  New gateways include, London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas. The Atlantic Joint Business is a joint venture that started… Read the full press release

Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations now on sale for British Airways’ new Gatwick subsidiary

London, UK, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( 14-12-2021) British Airways has revealed the initial destinations for its new Gatwick subsidiary, which will start flying from March 2022. Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations will also be on sale from Tuesday 14 December. The airline announced its intention to create a short-haul standalone business… Read the full press release

Atlantic Joint Business new routes for Summer 2022: London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas

London, UK, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As customers look to plan a trip next year, through the Atlantic Joint Business, customers will have a selection of new routes to choose from for Summer 2022.  New gateways include, London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas. The Atlantic Joint Business is a… Read the full press release