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Mar 03, 2014, 08:42 ET
British Airways 787 Dreamliner coming to Austin Texas.  (PRNewsFoto/British Airways)

British Airways Begins Flying from Austin, Texas Marking the First Transatlantic Service for the City

British Airways today launches its inaugural flight between Austin, Texas and London, England. This marks the first regular transatlantic nonstop...

Feb 07, 2014, 08:00 ET
British Airways 787 Dreamliner.  (PRNewsFoto/British Airways)

25 Days to Go for Launch of British Airways' New Nonstop Service from Austin to London

 There are just 25 days to go until the launch of the first transatlantic flight to London from Austin, British Airways' 25th gateway in North...

Sep 24, 2013, 08:00 ET
British Airways premieres its 'Red Carpet Route' between Los Angeles and London on the airline's first Airbus A380.  (PRNewsFoto/British Airways)

British Airways Debuts Its First A380 Aircraft on the Red Carpet Route Between Los Angeles and London

 British Airways is premiering its 'Red Carpet Route' between Los Angeles and London today, the inaugural flight for the airline's first...

Sep 03, 2013, 13:43 ET

British Airways' new Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes inaugural flight to Canada

State-of-the-art passenger jet touched down in Toronto on Sept. 1 TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - British Airways debuted its new Boeing 787...

Sep 01, 2013, 21:31 ET

Free Video B-Roll Available Via CNW - British Airways New Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes inaugural flight to Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The following video is available by CNW's Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: British Airways is...

Aug 31, 2013, 20:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- FREE VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - British Airways New Boeing 787 Dreamliner set make inaugural flight to Canada/

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The following video is available by satellite or by CNW's Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: British...

Aug 30, 2013, 10:24 ET

FREE VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - British Airways New Boeing 787 Dreamliner set make inaugural flight to Canada

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The following video is available by satellite or by CNW's Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: British...

Nov 07, 2012, 07:27 ET

Build Begins on British Airways' First Boeing 787

British Airways has begun construction on its first Dreamliner, the Boeing 787, due to join the airline's fleet in May next year. British Airways...

Oct 29, 2012, 06:41 ET

British Airways Launches Customer Recognition Programme

All companies in the customer service arena want to recognise their customers, and a new system developed by British Airways is set to take that...

Oct 17, 2012, 12:57 ET

British Airways Launch Great Value Winter Sun Holidays

British Airways has launched a whole host of great value winter sun holidays to book until October 24. Destinations include: Barbados, St Kitts,...

Oct 08, 2012, 06:32 ET

British Airways Launches Online Deposits

British Airways has launched a new online deposit payments service for customers booking their holiday package on ba.com. Customers who book...

Aug 28, 2012, 12:44 ET

British Airways Launches Worldwide Sale

British Airways has launched a 'Go after the Games Sale' offering savings of up to 27 per cent off flights and holidays. The sale follows the...

Aug 21, 2012, 10:58 ET

British Airways Doubles Winter 2012 Frequency Between Dublin and London Heathrow

British Airways has announced it is to double the number of flights between Dublin and London Heathrow on its service this winter. Following the...

Aug 21, 2012, 06:55 ET

British Airways Announces New Flights to Sri Lanka from London Gatwick

British Airways is launching a new route to Sri Lanka from London Gatwick next year. The three-times-a-week service to the capital city Colombo...

Aug 20, 2012, 08:43 ET

British Airways Reveals Las Vegas as Top Holiday Destination for Athletes

It seems that British athletes will be going from the podium to the party, as Las Vegas has been revealed as the number one holiday destination...

Aug 07, 2012, 11:07 ET

British Airways Launch New First Class flights from London Gatwick to the Caribbean

British Airways has announced the introduction of its award-winning, new First class service on four of its popular Caribbean routes from Gatwick...

Jul 23, 2012, 08:23 ET

British Airways Launches Cashback Campaign

British Airways will be rewarding customers who stay in the UK to cheer on Team GB and Paralympics GB. The cashback rewards on holidays are for...

Jul 18, 2012, 11:06 ET

British Airways Launch Campaign to Celebrate New Gatwick to Las Vegas Flights

British Airways are offering special deals on three night stays at the top hotels on the Las Vegas strip for holidays booked by July 25, 2012 to...

Jul 17, 2012, 13:21 ET

British Airways Flights to Show the Best Sports Films as Voted by Team GB and ParalympicsGB

British Airways has announced that it will be showing a selection of the best sports films as voted by Team GB and ParalympicsGB, for customers...

Jul 02, 2012, 10:14 ET

British Airways and One Direction to Host High Flying Dinner Date

British Airways has announced that One Direction, one of the world's biggest bands, is to host the ultimate high-flying dinner date on BA...