Formula 1 star Jenson Button enjoyed racing through the skies this week after piloting a British Airways A380 flight simulator at London’s Heathrow Airport. Watch the video here >  The former World Champion - who recently announced his retirement from the track - spent 90 minutes perfecting take-off, cruise and landing of the world’s largest commercial aircraft. The simulato ...

We’re pleased to remind you that British Airways’ premium flights to Mauritius, Male and selected Caribbean destinations travelling outbound over Christmas and up to New Year’s Eve 2017 are now in system range. Currently classes C and D are available, but further classes may be opened in late January subject to demand.   Full details of all rules and booking conditions can be f ...

From today (25 January 2017) British Airways will now operate from the South Terminal at London Gatwick Airport.  Departure information All Gatwick flights operated by British Airways depart and arrive at the South Terminal from 25 January 2017.  Check-in information Customers can check-in at Zones A and C in the South Terminal. The zones will feature 29 check-in desks in addti ...

British Airways has made a number of changes to the service customers will receive on flights to and from China and Hong Kong to make them feel more at home onboard. New dark blue slippers will be introduced in Club World and World Traveller Plus ahead of Chinese New Year. The airline has also added Twining’s green tea as a beverage option in all cabins, giving a nod to the inf ...

London Heathrow  New routes-  Brindisi (BDS) - operating on Tuesday and Saturday from Terminal 5 between 3 June and 30 September 2017Montpellier (MPL) - operating on Wednesday and Saturday from Terminal 5 between 3 May and 30 September 2017Murcia (MJV) - operating on Tuesday and Saturday from Terminal 5 between 28 March and 28 October 2017Nantes (NTE) - operating on Wedne ...

All British Airways customers will be able to fly to their destinations on Tuesday 10 January and Wednesday 11 January despite proposed industrial action by Unite.  All flights to and from London Gatwick will operate as normal. All flights to and from London City will operate as normal. The vast majority of flights to and from London Heathrow will operate as normal. As part of ...

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British Airways has created a fairy tale in New York by surprising a couple from Cambridge with the ultimate honeymoon. Hanna and Tom Bowran had to delay the special holiday, after their daughter Lucy was born suffering from a rare condition which meant she needed vital hospital treatment So, months later when they arrived at Heathrow for their December honeymoon to New York, t ...

As of 6 December American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia changed the way they apply seasonality to a variety of destinations.  Previously, the date of the outbound flight determined the seasonality of the fare for the entire itinerary. Now, the fare for the majority of itineraries is determined by the seasonality of each inbound and outbound sector (unless spec ...

Winter sports fans will have a direct gateway to some of Europe’s top snow resorts from Stansted tomorrow (December 17) with the launch of new British Airways flights to the French Alpine city of Chambery. The well-timed weekend flights will give customers easy access to some of the top snow and ski resorts like Val d’Isere, La Plagne, Meribel and Courchevel. British Airways st ...