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 measure ...

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 Airways ...

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 suspend ...

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 wil ...

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 12:35/15:45 16:4 ...

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." ...

British Airways has announced that its final two Heathrow based Boeing 747 aircraft are scheduled to depart from the airport for the very last time on Thursday 8 October. One aircraft is painted in its heritage ‘Negus’ livery and the other in its current Chatham Dockyard livery. Thousands of British Airways flight crew, cabin crew and engineering teams have worked over several ...

If you’re travelling with British Airways, you’re required to wear a face mask throughout your journey, to ensure the wellbeing of your fellow travellers and British Airways colleagues. If you meet the UK government’s exemption requirements you may be asked by British Airways colleagues about your exemption and could be asked to present supporting documentation. You will be ask ...

British Airways is bringing its renowned Flying with Confidence course to the comfort of customers’ homes for the first time ever this October. More than 50,000 people have taken part in the Flying with Confidence course since it began more than 35 years ago. The course, which has typically only been run in a classroom format followed by a short flight the following day, is now ...