British Airways flagship US lounge at JFK’s Terminal 7 will reopen its doors on Sunday 1 August 2021, following a 16-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.Read more
EXTRA SEATS ADDED BETWEEN THE USA, EU AND UK
British Airways is adding thousands of extra seats on key routes to the UK from the USA and EU, following a huge increase in interest in travel to London since the UK Government announced that quarantine restrictions would be lifted for fully-vaccinated US and EU customers when travelling to the UK.Read more
GREEN & AMBER TRAVEL LIST
Page updated 23 July 2021.
Stay up to date with us on the UK government announcements on the green and amber watchlists for the British Airways destinations that allowing UK citizens to enter for leisure.
AVOID QUEUES WITH NEW FAST BAG-DROP BEFORE CHECK IN
British Airways has teamed up with AirPortr to create new convenient fast bag drop areas before heading to the departures concourse at British Airways London flagship Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport. With the first drop-off point planned at the Heathrow Express train platforms, customers will be able to quickly and securely drop-off their luggage at peak times**, before travelli ...Read more
NEW DIGITAL ORDERING PLATFORM ONBOARD
British Airways has today unveiled its new inflight digital ordering platform, giving customers travelling in Euro Traveller the option to order additional snacks and drinks mid-flight, directly to their seat. The new inflight ordering system will complement the airline’s current ‘Buy Before You Fly’ offering, where customers are encouraged to order from the airline’s full Spee ...Read more
BRITISH AIRWAYS SIGNALS IT'S READY FOR GOVERNMENT CHANGES TO INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FROM 19 JULY
British Airways is preparing to welcome an increased number of holidaymakers back to the skies from July 19 in time for the start of the school summer holidays. Within a couple of hours of this morning’s Government statement around the elimination of quarantine for Britons who are double vaccinated, the airline had seen a 96% increase in the number of views on its website as co ...Read more
ACCESS TO DISCOUNTED COVID-19 TESTS
British Airways customers now have access to discounted Covid-19 PCR tests administered by a testing specialist in the comfort of their own home, with provider Wren Healthcare. Once ordered, Wren Healthcare will book a slot for a testing specialist to visit the customer’s home to take a PCR sample, avoiding the need for a trip to a dedicated testing facility. When the sample ha ...Read more
ROUTE NETWORK FOR GREEN LIST DESTINATIONS
British Airways has updated its route network for green list destinations from the UK, including flights from LHR, LGW and LCY.
The airline has also increased frequencies across Domestic flights, along with green list European and Caribbean flights.
BRITISH AND IRISH LIONS FLY TO SOUTH AFRICA THIS SUMMER
British Airways has today announced it will fly the 37-strong British & Irish Lions squad to South Africa on 27 June 2021 for the eagerly awaited Lions Tour. The team will be heading directly to Johannesburg on a charter flight from Edinburgh, following The Vodafone Lions 1888 Cup clash against Japan at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday 26 June at 3pm. The Lions’ arrival i ...Read more
FLEXIBLE BOOKING WITH LIME & BRITISH AIRWAYS
Whatever destination, fare or dates you're booking, there are several ways to ensure you're booking with maximum flexibility. These varying policies and fare types can be confusing, but we've got you covered with this summary of what British Airways and Lime can offer you: BRITISH AIRWAYS BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE POLICY: FLIGHTS Book any Inclusive Tour, Published or Seat Only fa ...Read more