British Airways has celebrated its 100,000 aircraft pushback using the airline’s fully electric remote-controlled Mototok devices, which have been used to swiftly manoeuvre the airline’s 140-strong shorthaul fleet out to the runway for take-off for the last two years. British Airways is the first and only airline to use the eco-friendly, emissions-free Mototok tugs, which repl ...

British Airways first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting longhaul flying to Dubai on 2 September 2019.The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on 29 July. Not only is the aircraft quieter than some predecessors, there are also environmental benef ...

British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first. From now until the end of 2019, customers travelling on select flights in First from London Heathrow to New York JFK will be able to enjoy a selection of award-winning films, documentaries and travel programmes in 2D, ...

For this week only, you could be the lucky winner of a pair of Club Europe tickets! Flying from London City, you can visit any European destination while experiencing the unique service from this central airport. To get your hands on these previously unclaimed tickets, entering is simple: Book any shorthaul destination departing from London City, London Stansted or Manche ...

Findings brought to life through the BA 2119: Flight of the Future exhibition, including a one of a kind Virtual Reality ‘Fly’ experience, at the Saatchi gallery during August in collaboration with the Royal College of Art. Hyper personalisation, immersive virtual realities, 3D printed health solutions, modular aircraft connected to city infrastructure, hypersonic flying and t ...

British Airways first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The airline will take delivery of 18 A350s, with four of the new aircraft joining the fleet before the end of the year.  Carolina Martinoli, British Airways Director of Brand and Customer Experience said ...

As part of its centenary celebrations, British Airways has teamed up with Michelin-starred British chef Tom Kerridge to design gourmet menus for customers travelling with the airline throughout August – the airline’s birthday month.  The new menus, which feature great British flavours, will be available in every cabin on all longhaul flights, providing customers with the optio ...

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 Captai ...

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 ...