British Airways and Indian domestic carrier, Vistara, have today announced a new partnership that will open up more routes between London and India than ever before. As part of the new agreement, customers can book seats on Vistara flights to destinations across India from Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. Seats are on sale from 6 September 2018 for travel from 27 September 2018. Br ...Read more
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Freddie for take-off!
British Airways and Heathrow baggage handlers 'escape from reality' in celebreation of Queen legend Freddie Mercury's birthday and Twentieth Century Fox's Bohemian Rhapsody, in cinemas 24 October. Mercury worked at a Heathrow baggage handler before he joined Queen in 1970 and to pay tribute to the legend, baggage handlers have teamed up with Strictly Come Dancing to bring Fred ...Read more
New investment into Club Europe catering
British Airways is making a multi-million-pound investment in its shorthaul business class cabin, Club Europe. The spend is part of the airline’s current £4.5bn investment plan and will focus on enhanced food and drink. From 12 September 2018* the airline will introduce new menus with improved recipes and signature warm breads. There’s also a commitment to provenance, with di ...Read more
More routes and aircraft for London City
British Airways is celebrating its busiest ever summer at London City Airport with news that more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies will be added to the network this winter. In the first of a number of new routes and extra flights announced for next year, a new year-round service will be launched to Rome from the Docklands airport. This service will commence on 11 Nov ...Read more
Revealed: British Airways hottest routes this summer
During British Airways busiest ever summer, which saw it scheduled to carry over four million customers across its network in August alone, the airline has revealed some of the most popular holiday destinations for travellers. In the list are long-haul destinations such as New York, Los Angeles, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong. Short-haul destinations like Malaga, Nice, Amsterd ...Read more
Destinations to help you up your travel photography game
For those working in the travel industry, a huge perk of the job is getting to experience amazing places around the world and what better way to remember your trips than by capturing the perfect photo along the way? Thanks to our Kudos monthly incentive scheme’s Instagram theme this month, we want to give you a helping hand to create the best possible travel pictures. So, with ...Read more
British Airways crowned 'Best Family Airline'
British Airways is celebrating being named Best Family Friendly Airline out of 20 international airlines, looking at how easy they make the travel experience for families. As well as sitting families together for free, British Airways was praised for offering families pre-boarding, giving children their own free checked luggage allowance, plus a free allowance for a pushchair ...Read more
How using Instagram can benefit your travel business
Did you know that social media can be a great way to keep current customers engaged, as well as drive new business? Here at Lime, we want to support your business in any way that we can so during this month’s Kudos incentive, we’re using Instagram to show how you can add a bit of sparkle to your online presence. So, whether you’re an international brand or a small independent ...Read more
Over 7,000 items help to get your British Airways flight in the sky
As the summer holidays reach full swing, British Airways has released data revealing exactly what, and who, is on one of the airline’s 850 flights a day. A Boeing 747 operating from Heathrow to JFK is loaded with over 7,000 items - many of which have to be unloaded and re-loaded before each flight. Included in the inventory are 101 full bottles and 388 quarter bottles of wine ...Read more
British Airways gets its pride on!
British Airways is Flying Proud at Brighton & Hove Pride today, where the airline is sponsoring the Pride parade and festival in support of the LGBT+ community, with employees from across the airline joining in the celebrations. Over 300,000 people poured out into the city’s streets to participate in and watch the all-singing, all-dancing carnival of colour, as The Pride C ...Read more