British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon. From 1 June 2020, the airline will launch a five-per-week service to the city from Heathrow Terminal 5. The new route will take the number of US destinations the airline flies to from London up to 27, and the number of daily flights offered by British Airways ...

British Airways has signed a joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines, for travel from 2 January 2020. Seats are available for sale from today. The agreement will benefit customers of both airlines by opening more destinations between the UK and China, with a greater choice of flights and enhanced frequent flyer benefits. It will allow the airlines to cooperate on ...

British Airways is warming up for the great Christmas getaway, with more than one million customers flying with the airline over the festive period. The most popular longhaul destinations are New York, Los Angeles, Johannesburg and Cape Town and this year’s busiest shorthaul route is Paris, with many travellers opting to celebrate Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve in the French ...

Customers can start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways today announces it is launching six new European routes from London Heathrow for 2020. With destinations in Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey, seats are available to book from today. For the first time ever, the airline will fly from Heathrow to the Kosovan and Montenegrin capitals, Pristina and ...

IAG have announced that they’re reviewing their distribution costs to ensure that the amount of the Distribution Technology Charge (DTC) reflects the current additional costs incurred for bookings that are not made using an NDC-based connection or through other low-cost channels. Following their most recent review, the DTC for bookings ticketed on or after 1 January 2020 will i ...

British Airways has made a multi-million pound investment in its catering on flights from London Gatwick, with reimagined and improved food across its short and longhaul cabins. Now available on all flights, the catering brings in new menus featuring new dishes and recipes as part of the airline’s £6.5bn investment for customers. The new food has a focus on provenance with the ...

British Airways has been named Airline of the Year at one of the aviation industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies. CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence was held in Malta on 5 December 2019. CAPA - Centre for Aviation is one of the world’s most trusted sources of market intelligence for the aviation and travel industry. Judges awarded British Airways the h ...

British Airways has today unveiled the latest in its lounge developments, re-opening the newly refurbished lounge in Geneva as part of its £6.5 billion investment for customers. The lounge has undergone significant refurbishment and follows a new design concept for the airline which debuted in 2018. The lounge has been carefully curated to give guests a warm welcome and offer ...

British Airways has today announced that it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, with its first route being Atlanta in February next year. This state-of-the-art, 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage which allows the pressure to be maintained at a lower level in the cabin. The internal cabin altitude is the equivalent of 6,000ft, o ...

In the latest phase of its £6.5bn investment for customers, British Airways has introduced advanced neural networks, known as artificial intelligence, to its airside operation at Heathrow Terminal 5 to help its people ensure every flight departs safely and on time. Currently, when customers disembark an aircraft, British Airways ground staff manually check and record the detai ...