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British Airways provide a lift to skiiers in Europe

British Airways provide a lift to skiiers in Europe

11th Apr 2014 in Airline News

Hitting the slopes will be easier than ever this year with the start of new short-haul routes to top ski resorts from Gatwick. During the winter 2014 season, British Airways will fly twice weekly, from December 20th, to Friedrichshafen in Germany and Grenoble in France, using a mix of Airbus A319s and 320s. → Read More

Tobago receives double airlift boost

Tobago receives double airlift boost

9th Apr 2014 in Airline News

The Tobago House of Assembly has revealed an increase in the winter flight services of both British Airways and Monarch Airlines. As of October 26th, two additional BA flights will operate via Antigua to the island of Tobago, increasing capacity on the route by 100 per cent to meet demand. This is closely followed by an additional direct weekly Monarch Airlines flight, which commences on December 16th 2014. → Read More

British Airways launches My Flightpath to passengers

British Airways launches My Flightpath to passengers

8th Apr 2014 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

British Airways has launched a new fun online tool called ‘My Flightpath’ which provides customers with their own personal travelogue. The new feature on ba.com, which is available for anyone who is a member of the British Airways Executive Club, displays a timeline of all their flights since they joined. It highlights the destinations and countries that customers have flown to most frequently and charts all the destinations they’ve flown to on a map. → Read More

British Airways brings HBO to the skies

British Airways brings HBO to the skies

4th Apr 2014 in Airline News

They say time flies when you’re having fun, and British Airways customers will be able to test the theory from today when a new HBO channel launches on long-haul British Airways flights. HBO is a globally recognised brand known for critically acclaimed hits such as Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, True Blood, Girls, True Detective, Looking and Curb Your Enthusiasm – all of which will be shown on flights. → Read More

Avis Budget Group commits to British Airways deal

Avis Budget Group commits to British Airways deal

2nd Apr 2014 in Airline NewsCar Rental News

Following a successful partnership of 15 years, Avis Budget Group and British Airways have announced a new multi-year exclusive global partnership agreement for the continued supply of Avis Car Rental to British Airways customers – which also gives the option of bringing the Budget brand into the portfolio during the lifetime of the agreement. → Read More

British Airways launches summer schedule

British Airways launches summer schedule

1st Apr 2014 in Airline News

British Airways has launched its biggest ever summer schedule, brining new routes to market and offering more seats than ever before to summer holiday destinations from London’s Gatwick, Heathrow and City airports. The British Airways summer offers new routes to Austin in Texas, Mykonos and Santorini in Greece, as well as Mediterranean favourites such as Malta, Porto, Malaga and Faro. → Read More

Japan Airlines, BA and Finnair begin joint venture

Japan Airlines, BA and Finnair begin joint venture

29th Mar 2014 in Airline News

Japan Airlines and fellow oneworld alliance members British Airways and Finnair will start their planned joint business between Europe and Japan tomorrow. The joint business means that the three airlines will share revenue and cooperate on scheduling and pricing between Japan and Europe, providing customers with more flexible routing options and an attractive range of fares. → Read More

British Airways boosts Berlin for flights for autumn 2014

British Airways boosts Berlin for flights for autumn 2014

18th Mar 2014 in Airline News

British Airways has boosted flights to Berlin for winter 2014 by adding another direct service to the German capital. From Monday to Friday, the airline will increase daily flights to Berlin’s Tegel airport from six to seven and at weekends from five to six. → Read More

British Airways brings first class cabin to 787-900 Dreamliner

British Airways brings first class cabin to 787-900 Dreamliner

12th Mar 2014 in Airline News

When the first of British Airways’ new Boeing 787-900 Dreamliners arrive next year, they will be boasting one significant addition - the airline’s next generation First cabin. Frank van der Post, British Airways’ managing director of brands and customer experience, said: “We’re investing billions in new aircraft, smarter cabins, elegant lounges and new technologies to make life more comfortable for our customers.” → Read More

British Airways takes Dreamliner into Chennai

British Airways takes Dreamliner into Chennai

26th Feb 2014 in Airline News

British Airways has announced that Chennai is the latest route to benefit from its newly acquired fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The new aircraft will begin flying to the Indian city from October 2014 and Chennai will also increase from six flights a week to a daily service from Heathrow. → Read More

New appointment for British Airways

New appointment for British Airways

22nd Feb 2014 in Airline News

British Airways’ corporate sales chief Luke Goggin has been appointed as the airline’s new area general manager for Europe and North Africa. Luke, who is currently head of corporate sales for the airline, will take up his new role in February following Gavin Halliday’s move to become managing director of flying reward scheme, Avios. → Read More

British Airways steps up flights to Barbados

British Airways steps up flights to Barbados

15th Feb 2014 in Airline News

Barbados will soon be gearing up to welcome additional holiday-makers looking for sunshine, as British Airways has announced an increase from ten to 12 flights per week, demonstrating the UK’s long-standing interest in travel to the island. These two extra flights will run from November 30th, 2014 through to February 29th, 2015, with the potential to bring up to nearly 600 extra passengers to the island per week. → Read More

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