British Airways is set to raise anchor and take off for the Croatian city of Split – in time for the annual yacht week adventure. It’s the first time flights to Croatia have operated from London City Airport and British Airways will fly three flights a week through the peak summer months to September.
British Airways is celebrating its big birthday weekend in August with the first ever Flying with Confidence course at London City Airport. The course celebrates the airline’s centenary on August 25th when it takes off at the Docklands airport for the first time.
The Red Arrows will join forces with a special British Airways Boeing 747, which has been painted in the airline’s predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation livery, for a spectacular fly-past this summer.
British Airways has landed in to Islamabad as it begins its first service between the UK and Pakistan in ten years. Crowds greeted the aircraft in Islamabad as both the Union Flag and Pakistan’s national flag were waved from the cockpit roof hatch.
Her majesty the Queen has visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow, as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. While at Waterside her majesty was introduced to colleagues in heritage uniforms from across the airline’s history and she visited British Airways’ museum, the Speedbird Centre.
British Airways travel spas have unveiled a stylish new look and an elevated treatment menu. Interior designer Kelly Hoppen has partnered with the flag-carrier and Elemis to refresh the Heathrow travel spas, transforming the travel sanctuary with her trademark style.
British Airways has opened its doors to the new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport. It completes a £50 million investment, following the unveiling of a plush new space for First customers in autumn last year.
With the help of British Airways cabin crew, BrewDog founders Martin Dickie and James Watt, started the brewing process on board one of the airline’s Boeing 787 Dreamliners, while cruising 500mph over the north of Scotland.
At the same time, joint business partner British Airways is increasing its flight schedule from London to American’s 400-flight-a-day hub in Philadelphia.