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British Airways Announces Two New Heathrow Routes

British Airways will launch two new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France next summer.

Sean Doyle, BA Director of Network and Alliances, said: “We are gearing up for an exciting summer next year as we add more routes to our extensive network.

“We’re always developing our leisure offering and are committed to giving our customers even more choice of destinations at competitively low prices.”

"Ad well as launching five new European routes in 2019, on our long haul network we're also starting flights to Osaka, Charlston and Pittsburgh"

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British Airways Retires Last B767

After 28 years of service with the British flag carrier, the last Boeing 767 has operated its last flight. The final passenger flight was from Larnaca in Cyprus to London Heathrow on the 25th November.

BA took delivery of the first of its 28 B767s in 1990. The Boeing model was selected over its rival Airbus. The 767 was Boeing’s first twin engine wide body aircraft and BA used them on routes to Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America. BA announced that the 767 fleet completed over 425,000 commercial flights during its service with the airline.

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British Airways to Increase Heathrow - Inverness Service

Since the relaunch of the route in 2016, this is the second time British Airways has increased the frequency of this journey.

The recent increase will see BA offer 16 flights per week instead of 10 flights, which they currently offer.  The additional services are scheduled to begin next summer between March 31st and October 26th 2019. This will include a twice daily service on weekdays, and three flights per day on Saturday and Sunday.

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British Airways Announce Staff Training Investment at Heathrow

British Airways have implemented a brand new training scheme, beginning with their customer service personnel at Heathrow T5.

The carrier states that currently its airport hosts have been able to aid customers with only one aspect of their journey, but going forward, the aim is to provide training to enable them to help travellers “across a range of different areas – including ticketing, re-booking, changing reservations, finding delayed luggage and providing up to date flight information”.

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Business Traveller Award Winners 2018

The 2018 Business Traveller Awards were announced on Monday, October 15, by the publishers of Business Traveller magazine, Panacea Media, and presented by special guest Rt Hon Michael Portillo.

Sponsored by Panasonic, the Business Traveller Awards are voted for by readers of the magazine, with the results authenticated by an independent auditing company, and are widely recognised as the market’s benchmark for excellence. This year it was attended by more than 250 industry leaders.

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British Airways announce an enhanced service for passengers with connecting flights.

Short connection times often leave people racing against the clock in unfamiliar airports, which is why British Airways have prepared the following list of improvements, including new technologies they plan to combine along with new strategies and vehicles to improve passenger journeys.  

•    Identify flights with large volumes of connecting customers then direct those aircraft to the most convenient and accessible airport gates.

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British Airways confirm upmarket DO&Co catering for all Heathrow flights

Heathrow’s largest airline British Airways, have confirmed major improvements to enhance the in-flight experience for their customers. This time, they are bringing gourmet dishes from the well-established high-end, Vienna-based caterer DO&Co, who already supply British Airway’s Club Europe and First Cabins.

If you’ve never heard of DO&Co, they are considered by many to be the Rolls Royce of the airport catering world. They are responsible for catering on other airlines, including Austrian Airlines which is renowned for its business class meals.

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The World is on Sale - The British Airways Sale ON NOW

The world is on sale with British Airways!

Enjoy great discounts on a wide range of flights to all corners of the globe from London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW) when you book by midnight on 25th September 2018.

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New Direct Service Connecting the UK to Pittsburg

If you are visiting Pittsburg on business you are in good company, giants including Google, Apple Inc, Bosch, Facebook, Uber, Nokia, IBM and Microsoft are among the approximately 1,600 tech firms generating over $20 Billion in annual Pittsburg payrolls.  Eight Fortune 500 companies and six of the top U.S law firms have their headquarters here.  The largest employer in the city is the University of Pittsburg Medical Centre, employing in the region of 48,000 people.

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How to get a free upgrade to First Class with British Airways.

British Airways are offering a free, one-way upgrade to First when you book an eligible return flight in Club World.

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