British Airways is celebrating customers on International Day of Persons with Disabilities with cabin upgrades and lounge access

More than half a million customers with disabilities travel with the airline each year Airline is working with charity groups to raise awareness and understanding of hidden and visible disabilities LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities, British Airways surprised some of the 50,000 customers with disabilities… Read the full press release

British Airways adds more than 50,000 extra reward seats available for its Executive Club members

More than 50,000 extra reward seats added for sale across the Club World cabin Seats can be used for reward flight bookings or for people looking to upgrade a World Traveller Plus booking with Avios LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 14, 2018) made more than 50,000 extra reward… Read the full press release

British Airways as the official airline partner of Team UK for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is proud to announce it will be the official airline partner of Team UK, a 72-strong group of wounded, injured and sick serving military personnel and veterans, who have been specially selected to represent Great Britain at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018, presented by Jaguar Land… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club members can now collect double the Avios with new promotion

Members of the Executive Club can collect double Avios when they book and fly before the end of the year Promotion applies across all routes and cabins LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the British Airways Executive Club can now collect double the Avios when they fly, thanks to a new offer… Read the full press release

British Airways launches a multi-million pound investment in its short haul business class cabin, Club Europe

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is making a multi-million pound investment in its short haul business class cabin, Club Europe. The spend is part of the airline’s current £4.5bn investment plan and will focus on enhanced food and drink. From September 12* the airline will introduce new menus with improved recipes… Read the full press release

British Airways kicks off its centenary celebration with fellow 99-year-old, Mary Parsons

British Airways celebrates its birthday with Mary Parsons, a fellow 99-year-old Activity taking place at Heathrow to mark the airline’s birthday including 99 ice creams, a marching band and staff in heritage uniforms LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — One 99-year-old kicked off her milestone birthday celebrations early after British Airways surprised her with a… Read the full press release

British Airways infographic: what and who is on your average British Airways flight

Over 7,000 items loaded onto the average British Airways aircraft to cater for customers on their summer holidays That includes 798 glasses, 388 quarter bottles of wine, 350 bags of pretzels, 78 toilet rolls and 282 blankets Study also showed almost half of customers are travelling alone and over a quarter are travelling as a… 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 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 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 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 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 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’ 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

British Airways marks its multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller catering with a research on Brits’ travel habits

British Airways marks its multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller catering with a research on Brits’ travel habits   LONDON, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Brits are creatures of habits when they travel, a study has found. Almost half of travellers admit they always go through the same habits and rituals to ensure their… Read the full press release

British Airways supports 2018 Business Festival as headline partner

2018 Business Festival confirms British Airways on board as latest headline partner Traveller numbers up by a third on top growing routes in airline’s SME loyalty programme – On Business – confirming importance of in-person meetings LONDON, 2018-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK’s largest international airline has joined forces with the world’s biggest business… Read the full press release

British Airways trials self-service biometric boarding gates

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has become the first airline to trial self-service biometric boarding gates on international flights out of the USA, working in partnership with Los Angeles Airport. As part of the airline’s commitment to invest in innovation and new technology, British Airways has begun an exclusive trial that will transform… Read the full press release

British Airways gears up for a busy Christmas; expects to operate more than 11,000 flights to and from London between December 22-January 4

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is gearing up for the Christmas getaway and expects to operate more than 11,000 flights to and from London between Friday December 22 and Friday January 4, with the most popular destinations chosen by customers including New York, Rome and Geneva. More than 60,000 Christmas… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

British Airways Club World customers can now enjoy luxurious bedding and amenity kits from The White Company

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers travelling between London and New York JFK, will get an even better night’s sleep in the sky as new bedding from The White Company goes on board from this week. Club World customers on the airline’s flagship route can now enjoy luxurious bedding and amenity kits from the… Read the full press release

Iberia celebrates World Tapa Day; will serve a specially-made “tapa” to visitors of its VIP lounges at Madrid airport

Iberia customers can sample a tapa concocted specifically for the occasion as well as classic Iberian ham at both the Dalí and Velázquez VIP lounges. The airline promotes Spanish cuisine and the Mediterranean diet on its flights. MADRID, Spain, 2015-9-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of World Tapa Day, an initiative of Saborea España… Read the full press release