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British Airways to trial digital queuing system at Heathrow | News

British Airways to trial digital queuing system at Heathrow | News

British Airways has revealed it will be trialling new queuing technology from Qmatic. The carrier hopes the system will enable customers to virtually queue at check-in by pre-booking their slot time in advance of arriving at the airport. The technology, that is optional for customers, will be trialled by British Airways for three months on […]

British Airways launches home dining scheme | News

British Airways launches home dining scheme | News

Travellers who are missing the skies and want to experience the culinary delights of first-class dining can do so from their home thanks to a new partnership between British Airways, Feast Box and Do & Co. The airline has teamed up with its catering partner Do & Co, and Feast Box, a provider of internationally […]

Escape to Greece to launch to British travellers | News

Skyscanner finds flight prices may fall by a third for summer trips | News

Escape to Greece will launch this month, offering bespoke holidays to 27 destinations in the country, with over 400 hand-picked properties. Aiming to attract discerning independent travellers looking mainly for four-star boutique hotels and eclectic villas, Escape to Greece launches under renowned ski operator, Holiday World. Holiday World has a stellar 23-year track record in […]

British Airways extends VeriFLY health app trial | News

British Airways extends VeriFLY health app trial | News

British Airways intends to increase its trial of the VeriFLY digital health app across all international flights operating into the UK. The carrier said the move comes in response to the tightening of border controls by the UK government. The expansion, which will come in to effect from February 15th, is designed to help those […]

British Airways facing group action claim over data breach | News

British Airways facing group action claim over data breach | News

British Airways is facing the largest ever group claim over a data breach in UK legal history following a 2018 incident. The theft of data from the airline is thought to have exposed details of more than 400,000 customers. More than 16,000 customers have now joined the case ahead of a March deadline to sign […]

Kerridge signs culinary partnership with British Airways | News

Kerridge signs culinary partnership with British Airways | News

British Airways has announced it will be partnering with British Michelin-starred chef, Tom Kerridge. The chef has designed a number of gourmet food items, which include signature pies and sandwiches, which are available to pre-purchase for Euro Traveller (short-haul economy) customers.  The move marks a renewed focus on the short haul customer experience, which also […]

British Airways secures £2bn in export development loans | News

British Airways secures £2bn in export development loans | News

British Airways has received commitments for a five-year term-loan Export Development Guarantee Facility of £2 billion. The funds are underwritten by a syndicate of banks, partially guaranteed by UK Export Finance (UKEF). The carrier said it expects to drawdown the facility in January subject to agreement of final terms with the lenders and UKEF. UKEF […]

British Airways announces deep cuts to long-haul network | News

British Airways announces deep cuts to long-haul network | News

British Airways has confirmed it will cancel services to more than 15 long-haul destinations next year as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rock the aviation sector. Routes to cities in North America such as Pittsburgh, Calgary and Charleston will be cut, alongside flights to Seoul, Kuala Lumpur and Osaka in Asia. The Seychelles, a popular […]

Harris appointed chief sustainability officer with British Airways | News

Harris appointed chief sustainability officer with British Airways | News

British Airways has announced the appointment of Carrie Harris as its new head of sustainability. Harris joins British Airways from the airline’s parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), where she has been group sustainability manager for the past five years. She is a chartered environmentalist, Fellow of IEMA (the accreditation body for sustainability professionals), registered […]

British Airways launches Christmas selloff | News

British Airways launches Christmas selloff | News

For the first time in its history, British Airways has decided to unlock the doors to its warehouse this Christmas to give customers and aviation fans the unique opportunity to get their hands on items from aircraft which have circled the globe hundreds of times. Although an at-home experience is no match for the real […]

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