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 ...

British Airways will begin trialling digital travel solution, IATA Travel Pass, on flights from Heathrow to Geneva and Zurich in Switzerland from 1 June 2021. The app can be downloaded onto a mobile device directly from the app store. Once downloaded, customers will create a secure account and will be presented with the entry requirements for their destination. British Airways ...

More than half a million customers requiring additional assistance fly with British Airways every year, and this figure is predicted to grow a further eight per cent year on year. Aiming to become the airline of choice for customers with hidden and visible disabilities, British Airways have invested in several initiatives to ensure journeys are as simple and easy as possible. A ...

A British Airways relief flight has touched down in India for the second time in two weeks as the crisis continues to grip India. The cargo only flight (BA257F) departed London at 5pm on Friday 21 May 2021 and landed in Delhi at 5.45am (local time) this morning.  The total weight of the medical aid was 18 tonnes, made up of five thousand pieces. Amongst the medical equipment we ...

The results of a joint testing trial conducted by American Airlines, British Airways and the oneworld Alliance shows that a comprehensive Covid-19 testing programme can help re-open international travel, safely. This is underpinned by analysis from researchers at the University of Oxford, who studied data on how passengers evaluate risk and comply with Covid-19 rules. The study ...

British Airways has this week unveiled its latest lounge enhancement, the new ’Forty Winks’ nap lounge, featuring power nap sleep pods. The new pods are currently available in British Airways First Lounge at London Heathrow. The airline will then be adding these sleep pods to its Concorde Room at London Heathrow Terminal 5 and New York’s JFK Terminal 7 when global travel restri ...

British Airways is the first airline in the world to conduct a trial with medical tech company Canary Global, to assess how its Pelican Covid-19 Ultra Rapid Covid-19 test, which displays a result within 25 seconds, can play a role in opening up travel.  The airline will be inviting flight and cabin crew to take the Pelican Covid-19 test and will compare the performance of the r ...

Following the announcement that Britons are likely to be able to get a summer holiday this year after all, British Airways has added new services to holiday destinations for June and July onwards, saying the new services are in response to overwhelming interest from its customers. The 26 additional weekly frequencies will include destinations across Greece, the Canary Islands a ...

British Airways have announced more routes that are relaunching in October 2020. The tables below show the amount of services per week to each destination, pictured by UK departure airport.         More updates from British Airways can be found here >   ...

British Airways has announced it will begin flying from Heathrow to Lahore, Pakistan, four times a week from 12 October 2020. The ‘City of Gardens’, Lahore, is known for its rich culture and will be the second city in Pakistan that British Airways will operate to, following the relaunch of services to Islamabad. Flights will be operated by a Boeing 787-8 departing from Heathrow ...