British Airways introduces freshly designed soft blankets and cushions and a new headrest for World Traveller customers

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has unveiled freshly designed soft blankets and cushions and a new headrest for customers in its World Traveller (long haul economy) cabin. The fresh white headrest covers, a new look bright blue cushion with a classic herringbone design and a new blanket in a super-soft… 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 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 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 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 Executive Club Members could earn more Avios when shoping on Avios eStore

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas has come early for British Airways Executive Club Members, they could earn double or even triple Avios if they shop at selected retailers on Avios eStore. From today (November 11, 2019) until 22 December 2019, British Airways Executive Club Members will have the opportunity to collect even more Avios when they simply… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first airline to partner with the Department for Transport on a new initiative to make travel easier for people with disabilities

New campaign highlights British Airways’ Beyond Accessibility training programme, which supports staff in assisting more than half a million customers with disabilities who fly with the airline each year Airline recently launched dedicated customer care team with direct phone line for travellers requiring additional assistance In 2019 British Airways became the first and only airline… Read the full press release

British Airways reveals refreshed lounge at Linate Airport

British Airways reveals refreshed lounge at Linate Airport Improvements include improved catering and bespoke furniture and lighting Refresh comes as part of airline’s £6.5bn investment plan LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — As Linate airport in Milan re-opens, British Airways has unveiled its new, refreshed lounge look. The Linate lounge, which is open to… 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 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’ 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 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 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

96-year-old WWII veteran helps British Airways celebrate their 100th birthday

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Former RAF pilot Frank Dell, 96, can today (June 03, 2019) be found making his way through the hallways of his Bupa care home in Sydney. In his younger years, he was flying high over Germany in World War II, even carrying Royals, before joining British Airways as… Read the full press release

British Airways Travel Spas introduces stylish new look and an elevated treatment menu

LONDON, Uk, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Travel Spas have undergone an exciting enhancement this May with a stylish new look and an elevated treatment menu. Renowned interior designer Kelly Hoppen MBE, has partnered with British Airways and ELEMIS to refresh the Heathrow Travel Spas, transforming the travel sanctuary with her trademark style…. Read the full press release

British Airways customers set to enjoy access to new partner lounges this summer

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, British Airways customers are set to enjoy access to new partner lounges across a number of European destinations. The use of the third-party owned partner* lounges, exclusively for the airline’s customers travelling in Club Europe and eligible cardholders, is part of British Airways’ multi-million pound investment,… Read the full press release

British Airways opens the highly-anticipated new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has opened its doors to the highly-anticipated new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport.  It completes a £52 million investment, following the unveiling of a plush new space for First customers in autumn last year.  Customers at JFK Terminal 7 have also seen changes to the… Read the full press release

British Airways awarded ‘Autism Friendly Award’; becomes the only autism-friendly airline in the UK

British Airways awarded prestigious ‘Autism Friendly Award’ by National Autistic Society, becoming the only autism-friendly airline in the UK Airline continues substantial investment in accessibility training for all customer service staff More enhancements to come for customers with hidden and visible disabilities during British Airways’ centenary year LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils significant enhances to the onboard product and service in its First cabin

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to deliver significant changes to the onboard product and service in its First cabin as part of its £6.5bn investment for customers. The new look and feel, set to take to the skies from March 31, will include new bedding, amenities and menus… Read the full press release

British Airways marked International Wheelchair Day by upgrading a number of customers to Club World (Business)

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways celebrated International Wheelchair Day by upgrading a number of customers on long-haul flights from its World Traveller cabin (economy) to Club World (Business). The gestures are part of the airline’s #BAMagic100 campaign; British Airways’ commitment to mark its Centenary year with 100 acts of kindness. The… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a channel dedicated to award-winning and nominated films as part of its in-flight entertainment

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the 72nd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) and the 91st Academy Awards ceremony (The Oscars), British Airways is launching a channel dedicated to award-winning and nominated films as part of its in-flight entertainment. The category, named Award Worthy, features films that collectively won eleven BAFTAs and… Read the full press release

British Airways adds a romantic touch to its in-flight entertainment to celebrate Valentine’s Day

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating Valentine’s Day by adding a romantic touch to the in-flight entertainment with a new category, Love is in the Air. The channel, which will run until the end of February, hosts a collection of romantic films, TV shows, audio books and music. From classics like Gone… Read the full press release

British Airways marks its Centenary with a heart-warming brand campaign brought to life by some of Britain’s biggest name

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — 2019 is the year that sees British Airways mark its Centenary – 100 amazing years of taking the world to Britain and Britain to the world. Launching the celebrations will be a heart-warming brand campaign featuring a love letter to Britain brought to life by some of Britain’s… Read the full press release

British Airways to roll out exciting new improvements to World Traveller Plus as part of its £6.5 billion-pound investment plan

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers travelling in British Airways’ premium economy cabin, World Traveller Plus are about to see some exciting new improvements to their experience on board. The changes come as part of the airline’s £6.5 billion-pound investment plan. Changes to the cabin, which will be rolled out over the coming… Read the full press release

British Airways’ On Business programme 2018 data reveals some of its fastest growing travel routes for SMEs

Yearly growth included Santiago up 18% and Keflavik up 39% LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ —  The airline’s top 25 fastest growing routes include Santiago with 18% more bookings than 2017 – based on bookings through its SME loyalty programme On Business – suggesting SMEs are looking beyond traditional markets to do business. Equally… Read the full press release

British Airways: Collect double Avios up until Sunday December 23, 2018

Collect double Avios up until Sunday December 23, 2018 Avios can be collected from online shopping through British Airways Avios eStore Customers can redeem Avios for flights and upgrades as well as hotels and car hire LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Shoppers often aim to avoid last minute Christmas shopping however this year they… Read the full press release