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British Airways 24/7: Access All Areas – Documentary Airs Tonight on Channel 5 in UK

The first episode of four-part series British Airways 24/7: Access All Areas airs tonight – 5th September – on Channel 5 (UK) at 2100 GMT, treating viewers to a unique insight into one of Britain’s most iconic brands. Filmed over a nine-month period, with narration from award-winning actor James Nesbitt, the series goes behind-the-scenes, giving […]

British Airways’ A350 Gears Up for its First Long Haul Flight to Dubai

British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only is the aircraft quieter than some of […]

BA’s New A350-1000 Ushers in New Generation of Business Class Seat

British Airways’ first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The airline will take delivery of 18 A350s, with four of the new aircraft joining the fleet before the end of the year. Carolina Martinoli, British Airways’ Director of Brand and […]

British Airways Partners with Tom Kerridge to Create On Board Menus

As part of its centenary celebrations, British Airways has teamed up with Michelin-starred British chef, Tom Kerridge, to design gourmet menus for customers travelling with the airline throughout August – the airline’s birthday month. The new menus, which feature great British flavours, will be available in every cabin on all of the airline’s long-haul flights, […]

British Airways to Welcome First Airbus A350-1000 to its Fleet on Friday

British Airways eagerly anticipated first Airbus A350-1000 will arrive at London Heathrow from Toulouse on Friday with the plane expected to enter service on 5th August with its inaugural flight to Madrid. The airline have been tight-lipped about it’s impending new arrival, but on July 11th tweeted: We’re one step closer to welcoming the first […]

British Airways and The Red Arrows Meet Again

Spectators at the world’s largest military air show delighted at a fly-past by a specially decorated British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows. Flight BA100 lead the display at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 20 and was flanked by nine Hawk jets belonging to the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the […]

Flying with Confidence Course Takes Off From London City For The First Time

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 August 25 when it takes off at the Docklands […]

Red, White and Blue at the Royal International Air Tattoo

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 July 20. To mark the airline’s centenary this year, the specially decorated 747 will perform […]

Her Majesty The Queen Visits British Airways HQ to Mark Airlines Centenary

Her Majesty The Queen today visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. While at Waterside Her Majesty The Queen was introduced to colleagues in heritage uniforms from across the airline’s history and she visited British Airways’ museum, The Speedbird Centre, where she was shown artefacts and memorabilia relating […]