The results of a joint testing trial conducted by American Airlines, British Airways and the oneworld Alliance shows that a comprehensive Covid-19 testing programme can help re-open international travel, safely. This is underpinned by analysis from researchers at the University of Oxford, who studied data on how passengers evaluate risk and comply with Covid-19 rules. The stud ...

British Airways has this week unveiled its latest lounge enhancement, the new ’Forty Winks’ nap lounge, featuring power nap sleep pods. The new pods are currently available in British Airways First Lounge at London Heathrow. The airline will then be adding these sleep pods to its Concorde Room at London Heathrow Terminal 5 and New York’s JFK Terminal 7 when global travel restr ...

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 is the first airline in the world to conduct a trial with medical tech company Canary Global, to assess how its Pelican Covid-19 Ultra Rapid Covid-19 test, which displays a result within 25 seconds, can play a role in opening up travel.  The airline will be inviting flight and cabin crew to take the Pelican Covid-19 test and will compare the performance of the ...

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 is launching two additional routes this summer. Customers will benefit from London City Airport to Guernsey and Guernsey to Edinburgh, operating twice a week from 25 June 2021. Both flights will operate 25 June to 27 September 2021 on BA CityFlyer’s Embraer E190 aircraft. Operating on Monday and Friday, Guernsey is the ideal UK holiday destination this summer w ...

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 ...

Following the announcement that Britons are likely to be able to get a summer holiday this year after all, British Airways has added new services to holiday destinations for June and July onwards, saying the new services are in response to overwhelming interest from its customers. The 26 additional weekly frequencies will include destinations across Greece, the Canary Islands ...

British Airways are pleased to announce four new shorthaul destinations to their network.  The new destinations include Wroclaw (WRO) and Gdansk (GDN) in Poland, Riga (RIX) in Latvia and Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) in Romania. The routes add breadth to the airline’s schedule and will operate from the beginning of July, running throughout summer. All flights will be served from Heathrow ...

British Airways have announced a new UK testing partnership with Randox, providing a PCR test for a reduced price of £60. This is available to trade partners using the discount code BritishAirways50 more detail can be found below here https://iag.showpad.com/share/nwO0BFZg8GDORgXU2qGw9.   More advice from British Airways on testing and travelling in the near future can be fou ...