British Airways is to increase its winter schedule between Scotland and London’s Heathrow Airport, operating almost 200 flights a week from October 2019 to March next year. The frequency increases on services from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen to Heathrow will start in the week beginning 27 October. Weekly flights between Edinburgh and Heathrow will go up by three to 69. Th ...

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 ...

British Airways has today landed in to Islamabad as it began its first service between the UK and Pakistan in ten years. Crowds greeted the aircraft in Islamabad as both the Union Flag and Pakistan’s national flag were waved from the cockpit roof hatch. British Airways has officially opened an office in Islamabad for the airline’s local dedicated team, which is testament to th ...