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 c ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 o ...

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 ...

British Airways shorthaul fleet has topped Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green' league table, based on its environmental performance from January to March this year. The airline gained the top spot because of its new, more fuel-efficient aircraft, consistent adherence to routes designed to reduce noise for local communities and new landing procedures, optimised to reduce both nois ...

British Airways is celebrating its centenary year in style with the launch of its own English sparkling wine. Customers will be able to enjoy the bubbles from the award-winning Hattingley Valley from 1 July 2019 and raise a toast to the airline’s milestone birthday. British Airways team of wine experts worked with Hattingley Valley’s talented crew of wine makers to create a 20 ...

Former RAF pilot Frank Dell, 96, can today be found making his way through the hallways of his Bupa care home in Sydney. In his younger years, he was flying high over Germany in World War II, even carrying Royals, before joining British Airways as a commercial pilot. Now, 45 years after his retirement, the airline has worked closely with Bupa to make one of his wishes come tru ...