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British Airways plane struck by drone on Heathrow approach

British Airways plane struck by drone on Heathrow approach

18th Apr 2016 in Airline News

Police in the UK have launched an investigation after a passenger plane on approach to London Heathrow Airport struck what is believed to be a drone. The British Airways was hit on Sunday afternoon as it arrived from Geneva. → Read More

British Airways to increase capacity into Nairobi

British Airways to increase capacity into Nairobi

15th Apr 2016 in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways has announced it will increase capacity by 784 seats a week on flights between London and Nairobi for summer 2016 through the introduction of a Boeing 747-400 on the route. The airline has taken the decision due to the growing sales and increased demand for Kenya it is seeing in the UK. → Read More

British Airways to fly Team GB to Rio Olympics

British Airways to fly Team GB to Rio Olympics

14th Apr 2016 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

British Airways has been appointed as the official airline partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. With a long history in supporting the national teams, British Airways will ensure the medallist hopefuls arrive refreshed and ready to compete. → Read More

British Airways to offer Elemis Biotec facials at Heathrow

British Airways to offer Elemis Biotec facials at Heathrow

5th Apr 2016 in Airline NewsSpa News

British Airways’ premium customers can enjoy a brand new 15-minute hands-on facial featuring the very latest Biotec Energising Skincare System at the airline’s Elemis Travel spas. The new products work to ‘switch your skin back on’ for a visibly healthy, nourished and more energised look – ideal for busy business travellers and leisure customers looking for that extra bit of pampering. → Read More

Multiple boarding passes land on British Airways app

Multiple boarding passes land on British Airways app

30th Mar 2016 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

Boarding British Airways flights has just got easier for families and friends travelling together thanks to the introduction of multiple mobile boarding passes. Previously, each person had to each carry their own smartphone to show their mobile boarding pass to go through security or board a flight. → Read More

British Airways flies into Cape Town, South Africa

British Airways flies into Cape Town, South Africa

25th Mar 2016 in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways’ newest route from Gatwick means you’ll be able to leave it all behind for Cape Town and enjoy an adventurous break in the spectacular South African city. From November 24th the airline’s customers will be able to soak up Table Mountain’s stunning views, explore the Cape Peninsular or meander up the beautiful Garden Route with three direct flights a week from Gatwick. → Read More

British Airways opens luxury lounge at Dubai International

British Airways opens luxury lounge at Dubai International

25th Feb 2016 in Airline News

British Airways has unveiled its prestigious new lounge at the newly built Concourse D in Dubai International Airport. The airline’s new concept lounge features a special Concorde Bar for those flying in First. The lounge has been designed to maximise space using architectural elements such as illuminated glass screens giving customers separate spaces to work, relax or dine, creating a calm and relaxing environment. → Read More

Travelport signs rich content agreement with British Airways and Iberia

Travelport signs rich content agreement with British Airways and Iberia

19th Feb 2016 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

Travelport has signed new agreements with British Airways and Iberia that sees both airlines sign up for the provider’s industry leading airline merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content and Branding. The agreement continues Travelport’s long standing relationship with both British Airways and Iberia and demonstrates the value the airlines see in Travelport’s innovative merchandising and retailing technology. → Read More

British Airways overhauls First lounge at Heathrow Terminal 5

British Airways overhauls First lounge at Heathrow Terminal 5

18th Feb 2016 in Airline News

A refresh to British Airway’s First lounge at Terminal 5 is making for a more comfortable and relaxing start to flights for some of the airline’s top premium customers. The refurbishment to the airline’s luxurious First lounge, which comfortably seats British Airways’ premium travellers, has brought a new sparkle to eligible First customers and Gold Executive Club members. → Read More

British Airways launches new app to iPad users

British Airways launches new app to iPad users

15th Feb 2016 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

iPad users are about to get their own specially designed version of British Airways’ travel app. Available to download from the Apple App Store, the iPad app includes exclusive features, such as a new 3D globe to discover British Airways’ destinations and prices and a way for customers to create their own viewing plan for their flight’s movies, TV shows and music. → Read More

British Airways to return to Tehran this summer

British Airways to return to Tehran this summer

3rd Feb 2016 in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways customers will be able to take off to Tehran this summer when the airline resumes direct flights to the Iranian capital on July 14th. The route will launch as a six-per-week service before moving to daily flights from winter 2016, giving customers even more choice and flexibility between London and the Middle East. → Read More

British Airways holiday survey reveals hidden costs of dream break

British Airways holiday survey reveals hidden costs of dream break

29th Jan 2016 in Airline NewsTourism News

With 2016 well under way British Airways Holidays can reveal the true cost of a holiday – and it’s double what many think it is. A whopping 45 per cent of the total cost of a trip abroad will go on pre-holiday pampering, new clothes, extras at the airport, food and drink and items when away. → Read More

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