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British Airways launches longest long-haul flight to Santiago, Chile

British Airways launches longest long-haul flight to Santiago, Chile

6 days ago in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways is launching the only direct flight between London and Santiago, Chile from January 3rd, 2017. Santiago will become the airline’s lengthiest long-haul route, taking 14 hours 40 minutes, nearly an hour more than the current longest flight of 13 hours 50 minutes service to Buenos Aires. The four-a-week flight will be served by the airline’s newest aircraft, the four-cabin Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, complete with a new First cabin. → Read More

British Airways adds direct Middle East services

British Airways adds direct Middle East services

13th May 2016 in Airline NewsTourism News

British Airways customers will soon be able to experience uninterrupted, direct flights to Doha and Muscat from Heathrow Terminal 5. Previously, customers flying to the Middle Eastern cities had to stop off in Bahrain en route Doha and Abu Dhabi en route to Muscat, but from October 30th both services will fly direct, reducing the journey time to both cities by approximately two hours. → Read More

BA extends pre-order meals to Gatwick long-haul flights

BA extends pre-order meals to Gatwick long-haul flights

8th May 2016 in Airline News

British Airways is rolling out its popular pre-order meal service for customers on long-haul flights from Gatwick. → Read More

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

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