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British Airways consolidates at Heathrow as Terminal 1 closes doors

British Airways consolidates at Heathrow as Terminal 1 closes doors

3 days ago 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

British Airways reveals pilot’s eye view of Funchal landing

British Airways reveals pilot’s eye view of Funchal landing

15th Jun 2015 in Airline News

A new video from British Airways gives its customers a pilot’s eye view of landing into one of its newest destinations - Funchal, on the island of Madeira. The airport – one of the most challenging landings on the airline’s worldwide network – requires special approval from the Portuguese aviation authority for pilots to fly there. → Read More

British Airways re-launches On Business scheme

British Airways re-launches On Business scheme

11th Jun 2015 in Airline News

British Airways is to help businesses reach new heights with the re-launch of its On Business scheme, aimed at small and medium enterprises. Last year alone the On Business scheme saved firms £34 million on travelling to do business face-to-face, and the re-vamped programme will now enable travellers to choose between an immediate discount of at least five per cent off selected flights, or On Business points that can be used towards future trips and upgrades. → Read More

British Airways to welcome Apple Pay to UK

British Airways to welcome Apple Pay to UK

9th Jun 2015 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

British Airways will offer its customers access to Apple Pay, which is set to transform mobile payments, when it launches in the UK. British Airways customers will be able to pay for flights, holidays and experiences in an easy, secure and private way. Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. → Read More

BBC Worldwide launches new portal in partnership with VisitBritain

BBC Worldwide launches new portal in partnership with VisitBritain

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and VisitBritain, the UK’s national tourism agency, have announced a new partnership to launch a dedicated content portal, known as BBC Britain, which will tell a compelling story of modern Britain. British Airways, one of the world’s leading global premium airlines, has been confirmed as the first company to join the partnership. → Read More

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

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