Tag: British Airways

New director strengthens ATM portfolio proposition

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), part of the World Travel Market portfolio, has boosted its executive team with the appointment of a new Portfolio Director, who has over 25 years of experience within the travel trade and hospitality industry. Claude Blanc takes on the overall responsibility for all events in the World Travel Market portfolio including, WTM London, Travel […]

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British Airways introduces new flights from Heathrow to Durban

British Airways is adding another long-haul destination to its network, with a new route to the South African city of Durban. The flights will start from October 29. The service will be the only non-stop link between Europe and Durban and it will be operated by the airline’s newest aircraft‚ the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The aircraft will […]

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British Airways introduces a new way to book tickets on its app

Customers looking to spend their Avios on British Airways flights will just have to swipe their finger and they would be able to use the new Reward Flight Finder to find flights. The flights can be booked by using Avios or a combination of Avios and cash. The latest release of the app on iPhone […]

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British Airways innovates new ways of booking

Customers looking to spend their Avios on British Airways flights will just have to swipe their finger and they would be able to use the new Reward Flight Finder to find flights. The flights can be booked by using Avios or a combination of Avios and cash. The latest release of the app on iPhone and […]

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British Airways flies Dreamliner to Delhi for the first time

British Airways has flown its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Delhi for the first time, highlighting the growing importance of the Indian aviation market. “We are delighted to launch our very first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to New Delhi,” said Robert Williams, BA’s Head of Sales for Asia Pacific. “It reinforces our strong focus on India […]

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British Airways to launch non-stop service to San Jose, California

British Airways has announced a new service from London Heathrow (LHR) to San Jose, California (SJC), to start on May 4, 2016, marking the first non-stop scheduled service between both cities. British Airways will offer daily flights on the only service between Europe and San José, to the airline’s fourth Californian destination, after Los Angeles, […]

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British Airways redesigns interior of 95 aircrafts

British Airways has started its major refurbishment work on 95 A320 series aircrafts. The new and slimmer charcoal grey leather seats have been introduced to add extra capacity in the Euro Traveller Economy class. The new design ensures more personal space and complete comfort for the passenger and even a greater knee space for the […]

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Tourism Australia, British Airways come up with emotional campaign

Tourism Australia has joined hands with British Airways and has come up with their new promotion campaign which focuses to inspire more reunions between the thousands of Brits living in Australia and their family and friends back in the UK. The ‘Visit Soon’ advertisement features a short real life film about Esme Rowling, the eight-year-old daughter […]

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British Airways focuses on better connectivity with China

The British Airways (BA) is focussing on adding more Chinese destinations in its portfolio in order to increase the connectivity with the world’s fastest growing economy. Willie Walsh, CEO, International Airlines Group (IAG), the holding company of British Airways, said that BA has discussed the matter with some of the leading Chinese airlines, such as […]

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British Airways refuses to let overweight man on board

British Airways (BA) has refused to let a person board the plane from Chicago’s O’Hare airport, citing his health and safety concerns. Thus, 22-year-old Kevin Chenais and his family are now forced to take the train to New York and then sail back to their home, France. US broadcaster ABC reported that, BA didn’t allow Chenais […]

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