Sharm el Sheikh flight cancellation period extended to October

Following advice from the UK Government about the situation in Sharm el Sheikh, British Airways will not operate any flights between London Gatwick and Sharm el-Sheikh airport until October 27, 2016.

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Ready for Costa Rica

Tomorrow (Wednesday April 27) sees the departure of British Airways’ first flight to San Jose, Costa Rica.

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A hole in one (direction)

One Direction’s Niall Horan, songstress Katherine Jenkins and presenter Claudia Winkleman, were among stars at British Airways’ 12th annual Wentworth Ball recently.

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GIG getting ready for the Games

British Airways has joined other International airlines and moved its operation from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 at Rio de Janeiro’s Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (popularly known by its original name Galeao International Airport – GIG).

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FLY live at Heathrow

Heathrow has started to implement FLY – BA’s new check-in and departure control system.

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T3IB’s bag of tricks

A year after its grand opening Terminal 3’s Integrated Baggage facility (T3IB) has revolutionised the way British Airways handles its customers’ luggage.

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Use of multiple boarding passes on the rise

Since the introduction of multiple boarding passes on the BA mobile app, almost 10 per cent of mobile boarding passes have been issued as multiple boarding passes.

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BA and Japan Airlines expand codeshare

British Airways has extended its codeshare with Japan Airlines (JAL), so customers will now be able to book tickets from Frankfurt to Tokyo direct on ba.com for travel from May 1.

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Hear about IAG’s work to reduce illegal trafficking of wild animals

Transport industry leaders, including IAG, ​and intergovernmental organisations, have signed the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Buckingham Palace Declaration. The declaration aims to reduce the levels of trafficking of endangered animals by improving information sharing, staff training and resource sharing across companies and organisations worldwide. 

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Now boarding, the Bard

British Airways is featuring some of the best of the Bard on board its long-haul flights with a special line up of in-flight entertainment to help commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

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