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.

British Airways increases frequencies to popular destinations (Miami, Seattle and Cape Town) in spring

- Cape Town, Miami and Seattle British Airways is adding more flights to some of its most popular destinations in…

British Airways opens up African destinations through codeshare agreement with Royal Air Maroc

British Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced a new codeshare agreement which will open up new routes across Morocco…

British Airways increases flights to winter sun hot-spots from London Gatwick

Two weekly services added to St Lucia – British Airways will soon be the only airline to serve the island…

British Airways launches Newquay route from London Heathrow in Summer 2020

British Airways is launching a summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay, creating the only direct route to Heathrow.  This…

British Airways sets record breaking fastest flight from New York to London Heathrow

Last night, British Airways broke a record for fastest subsonic commercial transatlantic flight thanks to a "Ciara storm" jet stream…

Drinks to Automatic: British Airways’ lounges trial AI-powered cocktail makers in San Francisco and Newark

British Airways is exclusively trialling an automated cocktail maker in its San Francisco and Newark lounges. Cocktails are dispensed in…

British Airways suspends all flights to mainland China amidst outbreak of coronavirus

British Airways has announced the suspension of all flights to mainland China (Beijing Daxing and Shanghai) amidst the outbreak of…

British Airways Airbus A350-1000 slightly damaged during hard landing at Tel Aviv Airport

On 19 January, a British Airways Airbus A350-1000 (G-XWBD) operated flight BA163 between London Heathrow, United Kingdom and Tel Aviv,…

Three British Airways cabin crew members killed in New Year’s Eve crash; another cabin crew member heavily injured

On New Year's Eve, a Toyota Yaris and a lorry crashed near London Heathrow Airport. Two men (aged 23 and…

British Airways’ UK carbon emissions offsetting scheme takes off

Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified…

The four oneworld airlines in the Atlantic Joint Business build an even more extensive network for summer 2020

The airlines in the Atlantic Joint Business (American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia) are opening additional routes across the…

British Airways to ‘Basque’ in new route to San Sebastian

Flights to the Basque region of Spain are set to take off next summer when British Airways launches a new…

British Airways puts Portland, Oregon, on its route map

British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year round direct flight from the UK to Portland,…

British Airways and China Southern Airlines launch joint business

British Airways has signed a joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines, for travel from 2 January 2020. Seats are…

British Airways colleagues surprised customers flying home for Christmas with a spontaneous performance in Terminal 5 at London Heathrow

British Airways surprised unsuspecting customers as they arrived home this Christmas. The airline’s choir wowed 1000s of people as they…

Six new British Airways routes from London Heathrow: Pristina, Podgorica, Perugia, Dalaman, Bodrum, Rhodes

Customers can start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways today announces it is launching six new European routes…

British Airways invests in brand new catering on London Gatwick flights

British Airways has made a multi-million-pound investment in its catering on flights from London Gatwick, with reimagined and improved food…

Dozens of British Airways flights delayed or cancelled after technical issues

This morning, dozens of British Airways flights into the United Kingdom have been delayed or cancelled over technical issues, the…

British Airways takes delivery of its first brand new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020

British Airways has today announced that it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020,…

In a deal worth €1 billion, holding company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Level and Vueling takes over Air Europa

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) (Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Level, Vueling, ...) this morning announced the definitive transaction of…

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