British Airways announces two new routes to Jersey and Gibraltar from London City Airport

London, UK, 2021-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (8 April 2021) announced the launch of two new routes to Jersey and Gibraltar from London City Airport. Operating initially over the summer period, the routes will launch on 25 June, 2021. Two flights a week will operate to Jersey and Gibraltar –… Read the full press release

British Airways invests in ZeroAvia to accelerate its journey towards a zero emissions future

It comes just weeks after British Airways announced a partnership with ZeroAvia through parent company IAG’s Hangar 51 accelerator programme to explore how hydrogen-powered aircraft can play a leading role in the future of sustainable flying Investing in new technologies like zero emissions hydrogen-powered aircraft forms part of the airline’s longer-term plans to achieve net… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Feast Box and DO & CO to create a cook-at-home meal kit inspired by its First cabin dining experience

London, UK, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers who are missing the skies and want to experience the culinary delights of first class dining can do so from their home thanks to a new partnership between British Airways, Feast Box and DO & CO. The airline has teamed up with its premium catering partner… Read the full press release

British Airways raised over half a million pounds for Flying Start

Since March 2020 British Airways’ customers and colleagues have raised over £500,000 for Flying Start, the airline’s global partnership with Comic Relief   To celebrate and thank its customers and colleagues, the airline has teamed up with a host of celebrities to create a virtual flight for Red Nose Day Stars showing their support include Alison… Read the full press release

British Airways’ customers can now directly upload COVID-19 document certification on its website ba.com

British Airways’ customers eligible to travel to India will now be able to upload negative Covid-19 test results and other required documentation directly via ‘Manage My Booking’ on ba.com Once uploaded, British Airways will check the documentation matches the entry requirements and will allow customers to check-in online for their flight 24 hours before they… Read the full press release

British Airways protects Tier status of Executive Club members for a further year

Members whose Tier Point collection end date falls between 1 July and 31 December 2021, will have their Tier status protected for an additional 12 months, irrespective of how many Tier Points they earn. It means that no British Airways Executive Club member, including Bronze, Silver and Gold card holders will lose their Tier status… Read the full press release

British Airways launches Select and Select Pro refundable fares

London, UK, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (24 February, 2021) launched two new fare brands for its trade customers, which offer refundable options and enhanced flexibility. Select and Select Pro are both refundable fares, which will give customers the flexibility to cancel a flight and claim a full or partial… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Dettol to help keep customers and colleagues safe

British Airways and Dettol partner to offer customers a range of Dettol products in the air and on the ground The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine supports the partnership   London, UK, 2021-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (16 February 2021) announced it will be partnering with trusted and… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with LanzaJet to power future flights with sustainable aviation fuel

British Airways is investing in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology provider and SAF producer LanzaJet as the company builds its first commercial scale plant in Georgia, USA British Airways will purchase SAF from LanzaJet’s US plant to power a number of the airline’s flights from late 2022 Deal also involves LanzaJet conducting early stage planning… Read the full press release

British Airways trials new travel health app, VeriFLY

British Airways will be the first airline in the UK to trial VeriFLY, a mobile travel health passport VeriFLY, will certify test certificates and required travel documentation on a personal mobile device, before leaving home and offer a fast track opportunity at the airport British Airways is working with joint business and oneworld partner, American… Read the full press release

British Airways and Nectar partner to give customers opportunity to convert Nectar points into Avios

From 25 January, existing balances and future points collected with Nectar can be converted into Avios, which can be redeemed through the British Airways Executive Club on flights, upgrades, hotel stays and more 400 Nectar points collected can be converted into 250 Avios and if customers wish to receive more Nectar points, then they can… Read the full press release

British Airways launches latest deals on short-haul flights

British Airways offering over 1 million seats for less than £40 each-way, based on a return fare Customers must book by Tuesday, 26 January The seats are available for travel on select dates until December, 2021 London, UK, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (21 January, 2021) revealed a series of… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with ZeroAvia on sustainable flying

ZeroAvia recently completed the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft as it aims to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable aviation Partnership with British Airways is part of parent IAG’s Hangar 51 tech accelerator programme and reflects the importance the airline is placing on sustainability Announcement comes in the week… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes Carrie Harris as its new Head of Sustainability

London, UK, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has announced the appointment of Carrie Harris as its new Head of Sustainability, reflecting the increasing importance of sustainability for the airline. Harris joins British Airways from the airline’s parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), where she has been Group Sustainability Manager for the past… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays launches Black Friday offers

London, UK, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Holidays is launching a range of Black Friday offers, with savings available across both short and long-haul holidays. Discounts will be available across all British Airways Holidays bookings made before midnight on Saturday 28 November 2020. That’s flight + hotel and flight + car holidays… Read the full press release

British Airways opens the doors to its warehouse for the ultimate Christmas gifts

British Airways offering a one-off opportunity to buy real aircraft items Trolleys, plates, crockery, champagne flutes, blankets and hot towels among the unique items available to buy to re-create a magical flying experience at home Special collectors’ items from the retired Boeing 747 aircraft available to purchase London, UK, 2020-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® launch optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial

London, UK, 2020-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld launch transatlantic COVID-19 testing trial Tuesday, 17 November2020: American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial on selected flights from the United States (US) to London Heathrow (LHR), in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate… Read the full press release

British Airways launches its latest sunshine campaign

London, UK, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — To offer some much-needed sunshine as temperatures drop and Brits are asked to stay at home, British Airways is launching its latest sunshine campaign. The airline is offering great value flights and holiday packages for travel throughout 2021 to hot destinations across its network, including the Canary… Read the full press release

Triple your Avios earnings by spending through British Airways Avios eStore

Triple the normal Avios available by spending through the online shopping gateway British Airways Avios eStore featuring over 1,200 top UK brands 30% bonus also available for first time shoppers Customers can redeem Avios for flights and upgrades as well as hotels and car hire London, UK, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — With people staying at… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a range of luxury flight and holiday deals

London, UK, 2020-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (22 October, 2020) launched a range of luxury flight and holiday deals, offering incredible savings for travellers and available to a wide range of destinations across its global network. Club World (long haul business class) flights to New York start from £1,199 return… Read the full press release

British Airways’ new CEO at Airlines 2050: calls for introduction of reliable and affordable test before flying

London, UK, 2020-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In his first public appearance since being named British Airways’ new CEO last week, this morning (October 19, 2020) Sean Doyle gave the keynote address at Airlines 2050: Beyond the Crisis, telling the industry that British Airways continues to play a crucial part in connecting Britain with the world and… Read the full press release

British Airways promotion: book a Reward Flight across long haul destinations for half the amount of Avios needed

British Airways launches promotion which halves the number of Avios needed to book a Reward Flight across long haul destinations Number of Avios needed to book a short haul Reward Flight also dropped by 25% London, UK, 2020-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is offering customers the chance to fly to any long… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces Flying with Confidence course as a live interactive webinar

Courses to now include reassurance on Covid-19 safety measures in place to inspire further confidence in travel London, UK, 2020-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is bringing its renowned Flying with Confidence course to the comfort of customers’ homes for the first time ever this October. More than 50,000 people have taken part… Read the full press release

British Airways launches services from Heathrow to Lahore, Pakistan

LONDON, UK, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (September 15, 2020) announced it will begin flying from Heathrow to Lahore, Pakistan, four times a week from 12 October 2020. The ‘City of Gardens’, Lahore, is known for its rich culture and will be the second city in Pakistan that British Airways… Read the full press release

British Airways’ on board magazine High Life now in new digital format

London, UK, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ award-winning on board magazine, High Life, is moving online to ba.com and will offer access to content for customers before, during and after a flight. Created with publishing house, Cedar, the magazine will also include a new section for Business Life which will replace the current on-board paper versions of both… Read the full press release

British Airways retires first of its 31 Boeing 747 jumbo jets

LONDON, UK, 2020-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will tomorrow retire its first Boeing 747 since announcing last month that all 31 of its jumbo jets had sadly flown their last commercial services. The Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVD, will depart from London Heathrow on Tuesday, 18 August at 9am local time under flight… Read the full press release

British Airways extends Book with Confidence policy throughout September 2020

LONDON, UK, 2020-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is extending its Book with Confidence policy for customers booking flights and holidays throughout September 2020, to cover journeys for a whole year, up to 31 August 2021. The policy allows customers to change the dates and destination of their booking without incurring a change… Read the full press release

British Airways resumes service to more destinations this August

LONDON, UK, 2020-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Throughout August, British Airways is resuming flying to more destinations, albeit with continued low frequencies while the impact of Covid-19 remains felt across the globe. In Europe flights will resume to the holiday destinations of Bari, Bastia, Bodrum, Bordeaux, Catania, Figari, Frankfurt, Genoa, Kefalonia, Lyon, Luxembourg, Malta,… Read the full press release

Discover a safe paradise and embrace a tropical escape at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives Reopening our doors on the 15 July 2020 to our loyal repeaters and global travellers.

Maldives , 2020-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ —It’s our pleasure to announce that we are ready to welcome our loyal repeaters and global travellers again from 15 July 2020 onwards to your favourite idyllic paradise in the Maldives. In the archipelago of naturally scattered coral islands and atolls, the Maldives is purely surrounded by the… Read the full press release

British Airways has kept vital air links open to repatriate UK residents and fly much needed PPE equipment to the UK

In the last three months, British Airways has operated 134 worldwide repatriation flights, from 33 cities across 21 countries The airline, with IAG Cargo, continues to fly tonnes of PPE, medicine and vital food supplies into the UK each week LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the last three months, while the… Read the full press release