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Golden Welcome for Pride of Britain

British Airways gave British Athletics a golden welcome home after their historic wins in Doha. Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith gave her trademark smile after being welcomed into the First cabin for the flight home, where her meals were gilded in gold leaf, she was showered in golden confetti by crew, and presented with a British Airways […]

Touch Down in Toronto: British Airway’s New A350 Arrives

British Airways commenced the first North American long-haul service of its new A350 aircraft from Toronto on 1st October, following extensive trials and the launch of its first long-haul service to Dubai last month. The new aircraft features Club Suite, British Airways’ latest generation business class seat, which offers customers direct-aisle access, doors for greater privacy and […]

British Airways must listen to its pilots, says BALPA as airline reportedly removes ‘mega perks’

The British Airline Pilots Association reports that strike action was supported virtually 100% in a dispute over pay and benefits. British Airways cancelled almost all flights with strike action due to continue today. BALPA said the strength of feeling amongst pilots should be a wake-up call for British Airways. Despite BALPA’s olive branch offer last […]

British Airways pilots strike for the first time

Pilots represented by the British Airline Pilots Association at British Airways have begun a two-day strike. Tens of thousands of passengers have been told not to go to airports. British Airways said most have made alternative arrangements. Pilots walked out at midnight in a dispute over pay and conditions. It is the first pilot strike […]

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 One Step Closer To Powering Future Flights By Turning Waste Into Jet Fuel

British Airways is one step closer to powering its future fleet with sustainable jet fuel made from rubbish as plans have been submitted to develop Europe’s first household and commercial solid waste to sustainable fuels plant. Altalto Immingham Limited, a subsidiary of renewable fuels company Velocys and a collaboration with British Airways and Shell, has […]

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 […]