Tags: British Airways

British Airways Returns to Short-Haul European Flying from Gatwick Airport

After two years British Airways returned to international short-haul flying from Gatwick Airport yesterday (Tuesday 29 March), as its first service departed for Larnaca at 6:25am. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the airline suspended its European operation at Gatwick Airport, moving a number of flights over to Heathrow. Today marks a milestone in […]

British Airways Introduces Aviation American Gin Onboard

British Airways and Aviation American Gin are announcing a new partnership; with the gin launching on board.  Customers flying across the pond and all other long-haul routes will be offered it from the in-flight menu and short-haul customers will be able to buy it from the on-board Speedbird café. The partnership builds on the opening […]

British Airways Introduces New Enhancements for Customers Including New Plant-Based Menus in its Lounges

British Airways is making improvements to its customer experience and reinforcing its commitment to put sustainability at the heart of its customer journey The airline is introducing new plant-based menus across its lounges, removing single-use plastic bottles, installing water stations and offering colleagues training in sustainability A premium pre-Covid meal service will be re-introduced in Club […]

British Airways and Loganair Expand Codeshare Agreement

British Airways and Loganair have today announced a major expansion of their codeshare agreement, offering more choice and connectivity for customers travelling across the UK The expansion to 18 new routes will now give British Airways’ customers access to 38 of Loganair’s UK routes, meaning that customers can book onward connections from destinations across the […]

American Airlines and British Airways Unveil Exciting Plans for Enhancements to the World-Class Customer Experience at JFK’s Terminal 8

American Airlines and British Airways announced more details regarding plans to co-locate operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s (JFK) Terminal 8 beginning Dec. 1, 2022. Enabled by a $400 million investment to redevelop, expand and enhance the terminal, the move will bring the Atlantic Joint Business partners closer together. Jointly, the terminal investments and […]

British Airways Announces New Senior Hires as it Looks to Boost its Recovery from the Global Pandemic

British Airways has appointed four new leaders to its Management Committee as the airline accelerates its recovery and the delivery of its new business strategy following the most challenging period in its history. Calum Laming becomes the airline’s Director of Business Recovery, leading its mission to rebuild its global network, resources and operations following the […]

British Airways Announces Routes & Starts Selling Seats for its New Gatwick Short-Haul Subsidiary

Today British Airways has revealed the initial destinations for its new Gatwick subsidiary, which will start flying from March 2022. Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations will also be on sale from Tuesday 14 December. The airline announced its intention to create a short-haul standalone business at Gatwick in August, similar to its operation from London […]

British Airways and Phillips 66 Agree First Ever UK Produced Sustainable Aviation Fuel Supply

British Airways and Phillips 66 Limited have signed a multi-year sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) supply agreement Sustainable aviation fuel produced at the Phillips 66 Humber Refinery in North Lincolnshire will help power a number of the airline’s flights from early 2022   The Phillips 66 Humber Refinery will be the first to produce SAF at […]

Blake Lively’s Betty Buzz Launches in British Airways US Lounges

Betty Buzz, a range of non-alcoholic sparkling mixers is set to be rolled out across British Airways’ US lounges, starting with JFK and San Francisco airports. The mixers only launched in September, by Blake Lively. Betty Buzz is a range of non-alcoholic sparkling mixers made with clean ingredients like real juice and no artificial flavours, […]

Coming to America: British Airways and Virgin Atlantic celebrate US reopening with historic first ever dual take-off from London to New York

Customers return to British Airways and Virgin Atlantic flights to the US on Monday 8 November as country relaxes entry requirements It marks the first day since March 16, 2020 that the vast majority of UK nationals have been able to fly to the US Airlines celebrated the easing of restrictions with a unique show of […]