Tag: British Airways

Scammers target airline customers with fake social media accounts

Scammers target airline customers with fake social media accounts

Scammers are using fake social media accounts to con customers attempting to contact airlines with queries and complaints, it has emerged. According to the UK consumer watchdog Which?, fraudsters are impersonating trusted airlines "with ease". Fake X (formerly Twitter) accounts now exist for e...

British Airways to increase flights from Delhi to London Heathrow

British Airways will add a new daily flight to its schedule between Delhi and London Heathrow from 20 April 2025. This will increase the airline’s schedule across India to 63 flights a week across five cities. British Airways currently operates 56 flights a week – three a day from Mumbai, ...

British Airways to hire more Heathrow ground staff to avoid summer chaos

British Airways to hire more Heathrow ground staff to avoid summer chaos

British Airways will recruit more staff at its Heathrow hub to minimise disruption during the peak summer season, various media outlets have reported. According to Bloomberg, a spokesperson for the airline said BA is looking to hire an additional 350 workers - whose jobs will include ground handl...

British Airways’ Lagos lounge opens its doors

British Airways has opened a totally renovated luxury lounge in Lagos airport following a six-month refurbishment. Customers will be transported into a new lounge as soon as they pass through the grand entrance with floor to ceiling glass. Following significant investment, the airline has crea...

British Airways opens route to Tromsø

British Airways will open a new route from London Heathrow to Tromsø this winter. The route will have two weekly flights from December 1st to March 27th. "This route also connects Tromsø to the largest oneworld Alliance hub in Europe. The North American market in particular, will now have good ...

British Airways returns to London Stansted with flights to three holiday hotspots

Flag carrier British Airways has launched new routes between London Stansted and three popular holiday destinations. Flights to Nice, Florence, and Ibiza will be operated by BA CityFlyer on Saturdays and Sundays using Embraer 190 aircraft with Club Europe and Euro Traveller cabins. The airline...

British Airways marks 70 years of flights to Chicago

British Airways has moved its departures from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, offering its eligible customers access to American Airlines lounges This summer the airline is also introducing a third non-stop daily service from Chicago to London All British...

British Airways launches new daily route to Abu Dhabi

British Airways returned to Abu Dhabi this morning as it touched down at Zayed International Airport. British Airways will operate a daily flight from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi all year around, using Boeing 787-9 during summer 2024. The new route adds to our extensive global network and str...

British Airways to introduce two next-generation real-time weather apps

British Airways will become the first UK airline to roll out two next-generation weather apps, to provide pilots and the airline’s flight planning teams access to real-time weather data, allowing them to better plan and mitigate the impact of weather on any intended flight route, in the moment. ...

British Airways’ Speedbird Pilot Academy cadet programme opens for new applications

British Airways is opening the application window for the second year of its fully funded Speedbird Pilot Academy cadet scheme on Tuesday April 16, 2024. The Speedbird Pilot Academy initiative, part of the airline’s £7 billion investment across the business, is aimed at levelling the playing f...

British Airways stewardness ordered home after drunken fight

British Airways stewardess ordered home after drunken fight

British Airways has launched an investigation after a stewardess was sent home following a drunken fight at a hotel in the Maldives. Guests at the £2000-a-night hotel were left in shock after hearing "screaming and screeching" from the group. The woman, who has not been named, had been stayin...

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic CEOs to speak at Sustainable Skies World Summit 2024

Aviation leaders Shai Weiss, CEO of Virgin Atlantic and Sean Doyle, CEO of British Airways as keynote speakers at the Sustainable Skies World Summit 2024. Taking place 15-16 May 2024, Sustainable Skies World Summit 2024 will see representation from the global aerospace, energy, manufacturing, fin...

British Airways overhauls airport equipment at Heathrow

British Airways is embarking on a multi-million-pound investment programme to overhaul its ground support equipment at Heathrow Airport, as part of its commitment to reducing emissions both in the air and on the ground. The airline will gradually be replacing its ground vehicles at Heathrow, such...

British Airways unveils £7bn transformation plan

British Airways has announced an array of new initiatives to transform the airline, unveiling a £7bn transformation plan at its first ‘In the Skies’ showcase event in London. Chairman and CEO Sean Doyle outlined his modernisation plan, committing to delivering a world class customer experien...

British Airways celebrates 10 years of connecting Austin and London

British Airways has marked a decade of serving the city of Austin, Texas, with non-stop flights to London Heathrow Airport. Neil Chernoff, Chief Planning and Strategy Officer at British Airways: "Celebrating ten years of flying between Austin and London is a testament to the strong relationship w...

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