The launch was announced by American Airlines at an Association for a Better New York luncheon in Midtown alongside Atlantic joint business partners British Airways, New York governor Andrew Cuomo and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
As the new year arrives, British Airways has begun offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK. The move is part of the airline’s commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year-round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon. Flights to the Basque region of Spain are also set to take off next summer, when British Airways launches a new route to San Sebastián.
British Airways hopes the agreement will benefit customers of both airlines by opening more destinations between the UK and China, with a greater choice of flights and enhanced frequent flyer benefits.
In the airline’s centenary year and on the anniversary of Concorde’s final flight, British Airways has announced a partnership with Aston Martin.
British Airways has opened a newly refurbished lounge in Geneva. The facility has undergone significant work and follows a new design concept for the airline, which debuted in 2018.
British Airways has announced that it will take delivery of its first 787-10 Dreamliner in January. The flag-carrier also revealed the plane’s first route will be to Atlanta in February.
Both airlines have now achieved IATA NDC Level 4 Certification, which recognises that both airlines use ‘Full Offer’ and ‘Order Management’ messages with complex servicing, compliant with the industry standard NDC message schema.