British Airways customers will be able to fly to more destinations across Africa, thanks to a new codeshare agreement with Kenya Airways.

Customers flying to Nairobi with British Airways will be able to seamlessly connect onto 20 destinations across East and Central Africa, including Douala, Zanzibar, Lusaka, Mombasa, Addis Ababa and Entebbe, as well as offering customers more options to get to popular holiday hotspot, Mauritius and Seychelles.

British Airways is set to welcome back its first A380 aircraft in November and operate its biggest schedule since March 2020, with additional services to cities across the globe, including the US.British Airways A380 will initially operate to a number of shorthaul destinations to allow for crew service familiarisation in November, shortly followed by operating to Miami and Los ...

British Airways has today announced that it will be adding the islands of São Miguel and Terceira in the beautiful Azores archipelago to its Heathrow shorthaul network from next summer. Flights to the two new summer hotspots will operate once a week, with São Miguel launching on 2 July until 3 September 2022 and Terceira on 10 July until 28 August 2022. The Azores archipelago ...

The results of a joint UK proving trial established by Heathrow, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have demonstrated the UK Government can rapidly expand its Amber policy and remove self-isolation for fully vaccinated US and EU citizens arriving into the UK. The group’s encouraging trial results come ahead of the UK Government’s next checkpoint to review traffic light measur ...

After UK lockdown laws come to an end on 19 July 2021, British Airways has confirmed that they will continue requiring passengers to wear a mask at each stage of their journey, including in the airport terminal and throughout the duration of their flight. Government guidance will remain to wear a mask in enclosed public spaces, including public transport. While British Airway ...

This morning British Airways BA492 flight from Heathrow to Gibraltar took off at 07:10am, the airline’s first flight to a ‘green list’ destination. The airline is operating a number of flights throughout the 17 May to other destinations on the UK’s ‘green list’. These include a flight to Lisbon, three flights to Faro and one flight to Funchal in Madeira. The airline has suspen ...

British Airways will be trialling new intelligent queuing technology from Qmatic, that will enable customers to virtually queue at check-in by pre-booking their slot time in advance of arriving at the airport. The technology, that is optional for customers, will be trialled by British Airways for three months on selected flights departing from Heathrow Terminal 5. Customers wi ...

British Airways has added new regional services to Faro, Portugal from Edinburgh, Manchester and Newcastle. Operating between 29 May and 19/20 June 2021, the new routes open up more access to green-list Portugal from three northern UK cities. Route New schedule S21 Flight Outbound schedule Inbound schedule Days of the week NCL - FAO 29 May - 20 Jun BA688-9 ...

In his first public appearance since being named British Airways new CEO last week, this morning (19 October 2020) Sean Doyle gave the keynote address at Airlines 2050: Beyond the Crisis, telling the industry that British Airways continues to play a crucial part in connecting Britain with the world and the world with Britain and is doing everything in its power to emerge from t ...

British Airways CEO Alex Cruz is understood to be stepping down from his role immediately, to be replaced by Aer Lingus head Sean Doyle. Luis Gallego, chief executive of parent company IAG said: "We're navigating the worst crisis faced in our industry and I'm confident these internal promotions will ensure IAG is well placed to emerge in a strong position." ...