Rise of the Guardian graduates

The British Airways’ graduate scheme has shown a remarkable surge in popularity over the last two years – leaping 137 places in The Guardian UK 300 rankings – thanks to the dedication and enthusiasm of the Graduate Programme team and, of course, the graduates they recruit.

Wi-Fi to be rolled out across BA aircraft from 2017

IAG has announced plans to install high-speed inflight connectivity across 118 of BA’s long-haul aircraft from Q1 in 2017.  The agreement between IAG and in-flight connectivity specialist GoGo will also see Aer Lingus and Iberia aircraft fitted with the same next generation satellite–based system, making IAG the first European airline group to use Gogo’s latest technology called “2Ku”.

BA makes lots of friends in San Jose

British Airways launched its new route to the San Jose, California. The daily flights from Heathrow to Silicon Valley started on May 4.

A weekend of firsts – updated May 4

British Airways started flying to nine new destinations over the bank holiday weekend.

Club Kitchens refreshed and Gatwick pre-orders launched

The Club Kitchen has been refreshed.

Tracking the Staff Travel Tracker

Launched in T5 in February, the Staff Travel Tracker has since rolled out to Terminal 3 and is now the go-to tool for colleagues to track their onload status on all Heathrow standby bookings.

British Airways announces first quarter results

BA has reported a solid set of results in what is traditionally a tough quarter – and announced a new bonus scheme for the year.

Beckham tops BA’s best dressed list

Victoria Beckham has been named the best dressed celebrity traveller by British Airways in its inaugural list of the World’s Best Dressed Travellers. 

Ready for Costa Rica

Wednesday April 27 saw the departure of British Airways’ first flight to San Jose, Costa Rica.

Get your ticket for the 2016 Former Staff Reunion on June 11th

This years annual reunion will be held on Saturday 11th June at the BA Clubs Concorde Centre venue in Crane Lodge Road Heston (satnav ref TW5 9PQ). The doors will be open from 11.30, there will be a variety of interesting stalls & stands to visit & competitions to enter, and there are longhaul tickets to be won in the raffle which is in aid of Flying Start.