British Airways

British Airways, often shortened to BA, is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size. When measured by passengers carried, it is second-largest in the United Kingdom behind easyJet. The airline is based in Waterside near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport.

Y’all ready for Nashville? British Airways launches direct flights from London Heathrow

Country music star Stella Parton hits the high notes at Heathrow to celebrate British Airways’ new direct service The only direct route between Europe and...

British Airways set to take off from London Gatwick to Toronto

·   Gatwick – Toronto service will operate three times a week, beginning May 1 ·   British Airways in the midst of refreshing the cabins in...

British Airways doubles the number of Chinese cabin crew on flights to Beijing and Shanghai

Over a third of cabin crew on Beijing and Shanghai flights will be Chinese nationals, fluent in Mandarin Support for Chinese customers on...

British Airways opens brand-new lounge in Rome Fiumicino

WHEN IN ROME LOUNGE IN LUXURY April 16, 2018 As part of its £4.5bn investment to benefit its customers, British Airways is set to revamp lounges...

British Airways’ seasonal flights to the Seychelles become year-round

British Airways’ new summer seasonal Seychelles flights are already set to move to year-round, operating twice a week, every week of the year. On March...

British Airways extends joint business agreement with Qatar Airways to include 14 more cities

Whether you fancy a “surf in Perth” or a “thriller in Manila” – following an extended joint business agreement between British Airways and Qatar...

Plus-sized make over for British Airways World Traveller and World Traveller Plus

-          New World Traveller Plus and World Traveller cabins at Gatwick -          50 percent larger entertainment screens with swipe control -          Six-way adjustable headrests and leg...

A British Airways charter to view the Northern lights

BRITISH AIRWAYS AEROBILITY CHARTER TAKES TO THE SKIES TO VIEW THE NORTHERN LIGHTS AT 30,000 FEET British Airways hosted a special Aerobility Aurora flight last...

British Airways flight BA213 from London Heathrow to Boston Logan diverts to Shannon after smoke in the cockpit

On Friday 9 February a British Airways Boeing 777-200ER (G-VIIG) from London Heathrow to Bosten Logan as BA213 declared a "pan-pan" emergency due to...

Wi-Fi taking off on board British Airways

Wi-Fi on board British Airways has started powering some of its long-haul aircraft with high-speed Wi-Fi, with its first three connected aircraft now in service. ...

Intoxicated British Airways pilot arrested by armed police minutes before flight to Mauritius

Flight BA2063 from London Gatwick to Port Louis, Mauritius, was about to start up the engines on Saturday evening when cabin crew called 999,...

Ten years ago a British Airways Boeing 777 crashed short of the runway at London Heathrow

British Airways Flight 38 (call sign Speedbird 38) is a scheduled flight operated by British Airways from Beijing, China to London, United Kingdom. On...

British Airways invests in substantial new catering for World Traveller customers

British Airways is today announcing a multi-million-pound investment in its World Traveller (long-haul economy cabin) catering, introducing an exciting and expanded new menu, which...

British Airways announces biggest summer schedule in a decade at London Gatwick

As the back to work blues set in, British Airways is turning up the heat at Gatwick as summer 2018 is set to be...

British Airways has once again called on Qatar Airways: leasing of six Airbus A320 aircraft [cancelled]

Last month British Airways applied for a wet-lease of six Qatar Airways Airbus A320 aircraft. On 2 January 2018, the airline announced that it...

British Airways transforms international boarding experience with self-service biometric boarding gates

British Airways has become the first airline to trial self-service biometric boarding gates on international flights out of the USA, working in partnership with...

British Airways signs codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines

British Airways customers are set to gain access to even more Chinese cities thanks to a new codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines. As part...

British Airways ski flights take off from Manchester: to Salzburg and Chambéry

New ski routes from Manchester As  Manchester basks in a light dusting of snow the serious skiers took off for the deeper slopes on the...

British Airways further expanding its London City and regional operations with three new routes

MORE FLYING, AIRCRAFT AND JOBS FOR REGIONAL OPERATION British Airways is further expanding both its London City and regional operation with three new routes, increased...

British Airways will add more regional flights to holiday hotspots next summer

British Airways is to increase flights from UK regional airports to some of the top European holiday hotspots in summer 2018. In May this year,...