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British Airways prepares for summer sun bank holiday getaway

British Airways prepares for summer sun bank holiday getaway

20th May 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways is expecting a staggering 626,735 people to fly with the airline over the coming May Bank Holiday weekend, in a bid to bask in the sun now that summer is on its way. UK holiday makers look set to make the most of the five days from tomorrow to May 25th to get some much-needed sun. The busiest days are expected to be Thursday, May 21st, with 134,337 customers flying with the airline and on Monday, May 25th when 135,523 people will take to the skies. → Read More

British Airways adds new winter holiday destinations from Gatwick

British Airways adds new winter holiday destinations from Gatwick

11th May 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways is making enjoying the winter sun even easier for customers this year with extra flights from Gatwick being added to the airline’s schedules. From October 27th additional seats will be up for grabs on seven extra flights a week to Funchal, Faro, Seville and Turin. → Read More

British Airways prepares new European routes for take-off

British Airways prepares new European routes for take-off

7th May 2015 in Airline News

British Airways customers will be spoilt for choice this winter, with another two new routes launching from Heathrow. From October 25th British Airways will start flying three times a week to Reykjavik in Iceland and twice a week to Salzburg in Austria, from December 5th. → Read More

British Airways to go daily on Singapore A380 flight

British Airways to go daily on Singapore A380 flight

28th Apr 2015 in Airline News

British Airways has announced that the A380 will make a daily appearance on the Heathrow to Singapore route, from winter this year. The airline already operates a double-daily flight from London to Singapore and the A380 flies three times a week on the route. → Read More

British Airways prepares to roll out seven new routes

British Airways prepares to roll out seven new routes

27th Apr 2015 in Airline News

May looks set to be the busiest month yet this year for British Airways, as it launches another six new short-haul routes and one new long-haul route from London. The star attraction is the new daily service from Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur, which will appear on the departure board for the first time on May 27th, operated by a Boeing 777 aircraft. → Read More

British Airways introduces mindfulness practices to promote healthy flying

British Airways introduces mindfulness practices to promote healthy flying

18th Apr 2015 in Airline News

British Airways today introduced its Mindfulness for Travel series to provide fliers with meditation techniques for a relaxed and positive state of mind. The initiative was developed for the launch of British Airways’ new Airbus A380 service between San Francisco and London. → Read More

British Airways adds dozens of holiday flights from Gatwick

British Airways adds dozens of holiday flights from Gatwick

9th Apr 2015 in Airline News

British Airways is adding 48 flights to 14 European destinations this October half-term from Gatwick. The extra services will be added to Bari, Cagliari, Catania, Naples, Malaga, Ibiza, Heraklion, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Paphos, Dubrovnik and Faro as well as new routes Dalaman and Bodrum. → Read More

British Airways offers Passport to Monte Carlo

British Airways offers Passport to Monte Carlo

17th Mar 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

The Monaco Government Tourist Authority and British Airways have introduced the ‘Passport to Monte Carlo’; an exclusive new offer that includes complimentary return helicopter transfers between Nice and Monaco during the winter season, and a departure transfer from Monaco to Nice during the summer season. British Airways customers will be able to enjoy a luxury start to their holiday by being flown into the glamorous principality of Monaco via helicopter. → Read More

Gatwick reorganises terminal operations as airport grows

Gatwick reorganises terminal operations as airport grows

26th Jan 2015 in Airline News

Gatwick Airport has conducted a strategic review of its terminal operations and has announced a plan to operate airlines out of single terminals in the future, as part of its bid to ease passenger journeys and simplify operations. Gatwick’s two largest carriers, easyJet and British Airways are the first to announce moves, with easyJet consolidating its operations out of the North Terminal, instead of being spread across both South and North, and British Airways moving its operation to the South Terminal. → Read More

British Airways offering free one-way upgrade to First

British Airways offering free one-way upgrade to First

24th Jan 2015 in Airline News

For a limited time lucky customers flying British Airways could enjoy the thrill of getting a free one-way upgrade to First. → Read More

Ebola case confirmed on-board British Airways flight

Ebola case confirmed on-board British Airways flight

30th Dec 2014 in Airline News

A healthcare worker returning from west Africa has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after arriving in the United Kingdom on a British Airways flight. The female patient arrived in Glasgow on BA 1478 on Sunday, following connections in London Heathrow and Casablanca in Morocco. → Read More

British Airways unveils new lounge at Schiphol in Amsterdam

British Airways unveils new lounge at Schiphol in Amsterdam

18th Dec 2014 in Airline News

British Airways has opened the latest of its revamped lounges, this time at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. The new business class lounge will measure 400sqm and accommodate up to 105 guests. The new lounge, which was designed by international interiors group Graven, will reflect the style and elegance of the airline’s flagship Galleries lounges at Heathrow Terminal 5. → Read More

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