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 ...

Working within the travel industry is bound to make anyone have itchy feet to explore the world. Emily, Lime’s Junior Marketing Executive took the plunge and booked her very own adventure to the dazzling wild nature and historic treasures of western Canada. Here’s her experience: Canada has always been on my list of places to visit, the Canadian Rockies in particular. Known f ...

British Airways and Iberia are announcing their commitment to roll out further NDC only content. The specific commitments are: To continue rolling out Additional Price Points (APP) on both airlines’ longhaul networks in the coming months. Iberia will start with APP on Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Juan from mid-December. British Airways will move the lowest shorthau ...