The Red Arrows will join forces with a specially decorated British Airways 747 at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday 20 July 2019. The special Boeing 747 has been painted in the airline’s predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) livery to mark British Airways centenary this year. Senior First Officer Tom Perrins will be at the controls, while Captain ...

British Airways has today announced that all direct flights to and from Heathrow and Beijing will move to new state-of-the-art Daxing airport from 27 October 2019. British Airways is the first international airline to confirm it will move all operations to Beijing Daxing, in recognition of its importance in driving travel between China and the UK and its offer of a world-class ...

British Airways unveils its new lounge in San Francisco, the third US lounge to benefit from the airline’s investment plan for its customers, following the recent opening of its First and Club lounge at New York JFK’s Terminal 7. The new contemporary lounge is spread across 665 square metres with fantastic views of the runway, thanks to floor to ceiling glass windows that run a ...

To celebrate its centenary British Airways is launching BA 2119: Flight of the Future, a first of its kind exhibition looking ahead to the next 100 years of flying and imagining what that may look like.  The exhibition will be open throughout August, British Airways birthday month, and is based on in depth global research commissioned by the airline to identify what aviation co ...

British Airways is rolling out the next phase of its investment in its World Traveller Plus (premium economy) cabin, by introducing a range of new amenities for customers. New amenity kits using material from recycled plastic bottles will be introduced from 1 July and will include all the essential items travellers need for a flight, including an eyeshade, soft socks, a pen, a ...

British Airways is set to raise the 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 times a week through the peak summer months to September. The launch of the new service is today and it coincides with the start of t ...

British Airways is celebrating its big birthday weekend in August with the first ever Flying with Confidence course at London City Airport. The course, which has run for three decades and helped more than 50,000 people overcome their fear of flying, celebrates the airline’s centenary on 25 August 2019 when it takes off at the Docklands airport for the first time. It is run by B ...

With one of its 300 aircraft taking off from somewhere in the world every 90 seconds, British Airways runs a hugely complex global operation 24 hours a day. Today, its Chairman and CEO, Alex Cruz, laid down the challenge to artificial intelligence experts to help him transform the customer journey. Mr Cruz asked delegates at the AI Summit at London Tech Week to help his team of ...

A British Airways flight has touched down at London Heathrow from San Francisco this morning, having been on quite a unique journey – it hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi. The airline joined up with Founders Forum to give five start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to a host of judges on board the flight including Alex Cruz, British Airways Chairman ...

The Red Arrows will join forces with a special British Airways B747, which has been painted in the airline’s predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) livery, for a spectacular fly past at this summer’s Royal International Air Tattoo in Gloucestershire on 20 July 2019. To mark the airline’s centenary this year, the specially decorated 747 will perform a joint fly ...