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Flying with confidence course goes digital - British Airways

British Airways is bringing its renowned Flying with Confidence course to the comfort of customers’ homes for the first time ever this October. More than 50,000 people have taken part in the Flying with Confidence course since it began more than 35 years ago. The course, which has typically only been run in a classroom format followed by a short flight the following day, is now being offe...

One million seats for under £35 - British Airways

British Airways has today released one million seats for under £35 each-way.* The seats are available across popular routes including, but not limited to, Athens, Bologna, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, Milan, Venice, Newcastle and Naples. Customers must book by 22 September to benefit from these fares. Also reduced are a large selection of Club Europe fares to 60 routes. These include...

Flight and holiday September sale - British Airways

British Airways launched its annual September Sale with deals to over 150 destinations across its global network. With travel dates in 2021 available, and the airline’s flexible booking policy offering no change fees or a voucher exchange for bookings made during the September Sale with travel before the end of August 2021, customers can book with absolute confidence that they can move...

Goodbye to first of British Airways last 747 Jumbo Jets

British Airways will retire its first Boeing 747 since announcing last month that all 31 of its jumbo jets had sadly flown their last commercial services. The Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVD, will depart from London Heathrow on Tuesday, 18 August at 9am local time under flight number BA9170E after more than 25 magnificent years of flying. British Airways’ fleet of 747s are bei...

British Airways says farewell to the Queen of the skies

With great sadness,British Airways announced, that its fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft, fondly known as ‘The Queen of the Skies’, are likely to have flown their last scheduled commercial service. After nearly five decades of service and millions of miles flown around the globe, it is proposed that the airline’s remaining fleet of 31 747-400 aircraft will be retired with im...

British Airways flies vital medical supplies to Britain

A British Airways aircraft loaded with vital medical supplies from China landed in London Heathrow. Captain Robert Kendall was heading a team of flight crew operating the British Airways Boeing 777 which is loaded with ventilators as well as personal protective equipment (PPE) including goggles, face guards and gowns. The flight was operated in partnership with the UK Government...

British Airways joins the community fight against COVID-19

British Airways is joining the response against Covid-19 with a company-wide taskforce who will bring their skills and expertise to communities across the UK to help the fight against the COVID-19 virus. The current reduction in the number of flights means British Airways is in the position of having thousands of cabin and flight crew with more time available and an appetite to volunteer. The...

Guiness World Records plane pull for Sport Relief

The week of Sport Relief week fundraising events by British Airways took off by achieving a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Heaviest Aircraft Pulled Over 100 Metres by a team (mixed), made up of colleagues and sporting celebrities.British Airways’ support for Sport Relief comes as part of the airline’s global charity partnership with Comic Relief, Flying Start,...