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British Airways flies into Silicon Valley, San José

British Airways flies into Silicon Valley, San José

Sun-drenched Silicon Valley is to get a direct service to Heathrow when British Airways starts offering non-stop flights to San José in summer 2016. San José is the world’s software power-house and home to household hi-tech giants such as Adobe, Apple, Cisco, eBay, Google and Intel, as well as thousands of tech start-up companies and world-famous Stanford University in nearby Palo Alto. → Read More

LATA welcomes increased airlift to Latin America

LATA welcomes increased airlift to Latin America

The Latin American Travel Association, the travel trade association that promotes travel to the many diverse and exotic destinations of Latin America, has welcomed the news that LATA member British Airways is to introduce new direct flights from London Gatwick to Peru and from Gatwick to Costa Rica. Both services will commence on May 4th 2016. → Read More

British Airways connects Glasgow with Salzburg for first time

British Airways connects Glasgow with Salzburg for first time

21st Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Scots seeking somewhere to slope off for a skiing holiday or to enjoy the sound of music will hit the right note when British Airways launches a new direct winter service to Salzburg from Glasgow. Tickets for the weekly service linking Scotland with Austria with the first flight taking off in the winter season on December 12th, 2015. → Read More

British Airways flies into Lima, Peru, from summer 2016

British Airways flies into Lima, Peru, from summer 2016

19th Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways’ newest route from London Gatwick means guests will be able to leave it all behind for Lima and enjoy an adventurous break in amazing Peru. From summer 2016 all the airline’s customers will be able to fly in style to the capital city of Lima, putting the South American country firmly back on the route map. → Read More

Gatwick welcomes British Airways flights to Porto

Gatwick welcomes British Airways flights to Porto

13th Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Gatwick is set to raise a glass to celebrate the start of British Airways’ new direct service to the Portuguese city of Porto. The city, famous for its fortified wine and UNESCO-protected city centre, will welcome the four times a week service from Gatwick starting February next year. → Read More

British Airways pilot Bonhomme prepares to defend Red Bull Air Race title

British Airways pilot Bonhomme prepares to defend Red Bull Air Race title

7th Aug 2015 in Airline News

Red Bull Air Race pilot and British Airways 747 Captain Paul Bonhomme will fly the flag for Britain when he defends his 2014 UK win at Ascot Racecourse on August 15th and 16th, 2015. Captain Bonhomme is the most successful pilot in the history of the Red Bull Air Race and is a double World Champion. → Read More

British Airways adds Costa Rica to long-haul schedule

British Airways adds Costa Rica to long-haul schedule

6th Aug 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Starting on May 4th next year, British Airways will offer nonstop flights between Gatwick and the Costa Rican capital of San Jose. Customers will initially be able to fly twice a week during the summer, rising to three a week in the winter, in comfort and style to San Jose’s Santamaría International Airport direct from Gatwick, on British Airways’ Boeing 777 fleet. → Read More

British Airways launches new flights to Valencia, Spain

British Airways launches new flights to Valencia, Spain

28th Jul 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Culture vultures can visit Valencia when British Airways starts flights to Spain’s third biggest city later this year. The direct route from Gatwick begins on November 6th, with four flights a week, which rises to six a week for the summer 2016 season. Famous for its numerous festivals, fine historic buildings, striking futuristic architecture and great museums, Valencia has a thriving nightlife with brilliant beaches making it one of Spain’s must-see destinations. → Read More

British Airways brings British wines to the skies

British Airways brings British wines to the skies

21st Jul 2015 in Airline News

British Airways is serving up the best of British this summer in the form of a Bolney Estate Pinot Gris 2014 from the West Sussex located winery, plus tonic water from UK-based company, Fever-Tree. The airline will be serving the wine, which was a favourite tipple at Wimbledon this year, to its customers in the First cabin flying to and from the USA throughout August. → Read More

British Airways to launch 787-9 Dreamliner on Delhi route in October

British Airways to launch 787-9 Dreamliner on Delhi route in October

13th Jul 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways’ new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, complete with a new First class cabin, will start flying to Delhi from October 25th. The 787-9, the first of which is due to arrive with British Airways in September, is 20ft longer that its 787-8 predecessor, so as well as offering World Traveller, World Traveller Plus and Club World, there’s also room for a new First class cabin – a first for the airline’s 787 fleet. → Read More

British Airways opens API data sources to developers

British Airways opens API data sources to developers

8th Jul 2015 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

British Airways is opening up some of its flight information to IT developers in a trial to find innovative new ways for people to search for and buy British Airways flights. Application Programming Interfaces are sets of XML code that can be used to access services from a third party for inclusion in mobile apps or websites. → Read More

British Airways consolidates at Heathrow as Terminal 1 closes doors

British Airways consolidates at Heathrow as Terminal 1 closes doors

30th Jun 2015 in Airline News

British Airways has said farewell to Terminal 1 at London Heathrow Airport, consolidating its flights into two terminals from today. Heathrow Airport closed the doors on Terminal 1 yesterday for the last time after almost 47 years of service. The last flight to depart Terminal 1 was the BA970 to Hanover at 21:15, while the last arrival was the BA144 from Baku at 22:40. → Read More

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