Unite the union said that any industrial action would cause major disruption to mainly BA flights, particularly long haul, during the school holidays as food has to be on board for pilots and cabin crew as part of their employment contracts.
The airline’s 20 New Year resolutions for 2020 touch on everything from new destinations and new aircraft to passenger experience investments.
From 1 January 2020, British Airways began offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK, as part of the airline’s commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. British Airways operates up to 75 flights a day between …
British Airways marked its centennial with over 100 acts of kindness that helped bring remarkable people together for the special moments in their lives.
These included getting 96-year-old Frank Dell, a former RAF pilot, back to the flight-deck 45 years after his retirement, giving a heroes’ send-off to a group of World War II veterans travelling to the Netherlands for the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, and offering young aviators a behind-the-scenes tour of the airline’s engineering and flight training facilities, in partnership with make a wish charity Rays of Sunshine.
“Travel has long since had a sense of magic and awe about it and in a year when we’ve been celebrating our centenary it’s been a pleasure to deliver these 100 acts of kindness – in fact, we enjoyed it so much we ended up delivering well over 100 of them,” said Carolina Martinoli, British Airways’ Director of Brand and Customer Experience. “It’s our customers who’ve travelled with us over our last century that have made us the airline we are today and will make us the organisation we’ll be in the future so we’ve absolutely loved playing our part in making these wonderful memories.”
British Airways 100 Acts of Kindness was part of the airline’s #BAMAGIC campaign.
British Airways has released a new safety video in which Mr. Bean spills the coins, Gordon Ramsey gets to play Joanna Lumley, and comedian Asim Chaudhry tells Gillian Anderson to lighten up, all in aid of a great cause. Celebrities …
Recaro Aircraft seating announces that IAG airlines British Airways and Iberia have selected their SL3510-model seats for their A320neo and A321neo short-haul aircraft, with a combined order of 9,000 seats to begin delivery in early 2018.
British Airways has launched a new storytelling campaign inspiring British travellers to experience California.
The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has approved IAG airline Iberia to be included in the Joint Venture between IAG’s British Airways, Finnair, and Japan Airlines on routes to Japan.
BA Makes Ready for the Big Holiday
British Airways expects a busy holiday travel season with more than 5,500 U.S. customers travelling to London on Christmas Eve on one of 28 flights out of its 21 U.S. gateway cities. The airline expects 35,000 additional passengers flying globally on Christmas Day.