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

British Airways celebrates the holiday period with Christmas dinners, festive films and mince pies

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is gearing up for the great Christmas getaway as it prepares to carry over half a million customers over the festive period, with the most popular long-haul destination being New York and the most popular short-haul route being Geneva. New York is also set to be… Read the full press release

British Airways adds selection of Christmas treats to its inflight entertainment system

British Airways lays on festive entertainment with up to 40 new Christmas films, TV show episodes and audio available Popular favourites including Elf and The Holiday feature LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — To help customers get in the festive spirit at 38,000 feet British Airways has added a selection of Christmas treats to… Read the full press release

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