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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 […]

BOAC To The Future as British Airways’ 747 in Heritage Design Lands at Heathrow

Large crowds gathered at Heathrow today to watch the much-anticipated arrival of a British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the iconic design of its predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC). The BOAC-liveried Boeing 747, reg: G-BYGC, has arrived back at Heathrow from the paint factory this morning and will enter the airline’s flying schedule, heading […]