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  • British Airways Apprenticeships The Right Result For School Leavers

    As school leavers across the country are getting their exam results, British Airways is preparing for a rush of applications for its apprentice schemes.

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  • British Airways Flies Endangered Monkey 5,000 Miles To New UK Home

    British Airways has flown a vulnerable primate more than 5,000 miles from the Maldives to start a new life in the UK.

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  • British Airways Takes Delivery Of Latest Boeing 777-300ER

    British Airways has taken delivery of its latest Boeing 777-300ER. The aircraft flew into the airline’s home at Heathrow last night, before departing for Mumbai just hours later.

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  • British Airways Has It Covered For Sky-Tech Sleep Experiment

    British Airways has begun testing a hi-tech blanket which changes colour using brainwaves, to ensure it offers customers the best flight’s sleep in the sky.

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  • Selling on Vueling

    British Airways customers will have access to new destinations and scores more routes when the airline adds its flight code to more than 170 Vueling services.

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  • View From Above

    Choosing from more than 180 different routes British Airways’ pilots have selected their top 10 views from the air.

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  • British Airways Launches New Look Interiors And Celebrates With A Million Seats From £39 To European Destinations

    British Airways has today unveiled newly-designed seats and cabin interiors for its short-haul aircraft flying across its European and domestic networks from Heathrow and Gatwick.

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  • Chocks Away For Father's Day

    Give dad a once in a lifetime experience this Father’s Day flying a multi-million pound British Airways full- motion flight simulator.

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  • To Shoot. To Serve.

    Travellers flying with British Airways won’t have to miss a kick, serve or lap of sport this summer, as British Airways is showing special highlights of the football from Brazil, tennis Wimbledon championships and Formula 1 motor-racing events around the world, on hundreds of long-haul flights.

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  • British Airways Takes Centre Stage At The Isle Of Wight Festival

    British Airways is providing a stage for emerging talent at the Isle of Wight Festival this year. Ten brand new acts from around the UK and Europe will be given the opportunity to play to crowds of up to 55,000 from June 12 -14, 2014 on the #BAmusic Stage during the course of the event.

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  • UK Corporate Sales Team To Get Big Apple Boost

    One of British Airways’ top North American sales leaders is to take on a major new role in UK to help drive the airline’s corporate sales.

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  • A Very British Airline

    British Airways is to star in a new BBC Two observation documentary series which gives a unique behind the scenes look at the airline and its staff.

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  • Burger Off With British Airways!

    There’s few greater culinary delights than a juicy burger, and from next month British Airways customers will be able to enjoy the airline’s first specially created gourmet burger on flights.

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  • British Airways' Apprentices Prepare for Lift-off

    A team of nine British Airways’ apprentices, based at Heathrow, has been selected as a finalist of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2014. This prestigious nationwide award recognises, among other attributes, achievement in team building and communication, both essential skills for those starting out in their careers. After three months of competition between more than 100 teams of apprentices from around the country, eight teams were selected as finalists for impressing the judges with their energy, enthusiasm and commitment.

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  • British Airways Launches Most Advanced App Yet

    British Airways has seen an increase in the number of people booking via mobile devices by 290 per cent in just two years, and today it launches its most advanced smart phone app yet.

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  • British Airways Launches Its Biggest Ever Summer Schedule At Gatwick

    More Mediterranean destinations than ever before will mark the start of British Airways’ biggest ever summer schedule at Gatwick next year when the airline starts five brand new routes to popular holiday hotspots in Greece, Turkey and Sardinia. Sun-seekers can fly to Cagliari in Sardinia, Crete and Rhodes in Greece and Bodrum and Dalaman in Turkey from the end of April next year. Over half a million seats will be available to customers throughout the Summer 2015 season, which will include services to Cagliari three times a week, to Crete four times a week, to Rhodes twice a week, to Bodrum twice a week and Dalaman four times a week.

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  • British Airways' Newest Double Decker and Minibus Arrive

    British Airways has welcomed the two newest members of its fleet to Heathrow, the airline’s London hub. The largest aircraft in the fleet, the A380 and one of the smallest, the A320, stood nose to nose at Airbus’ site in Toulouse before British Airways pilots flew them into Heathrow. The aircraft are part of British Airways’ £5bn investment to improve customers’ experience in the air and on the ground.

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  • Go Clubbing With British Airways

    British Airways is offering customers the chance to ‘turn left for less’ with the launch of its luxury world sale this month.

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  • Kammy Cameo For Brazil Video

    TV presenter and sports commentator Chris ‘Kammy’ Kamara is substituting football for a high-flying career in linguistics! The much-loved pundit is helping tens of thousands of British Airways customers travelling to Brazil this summer, by producing a guide to the local language.

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  • Yorkshire Company Wins Airline Order

    British Airways has called on the expertise of a North Yorkshire manufacturing company to provide an engineering solution for its new fleet of Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 aircraft.

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  • British Airways Offers Even More Flights To Newcastle

    British Airways has announced it will be increasing the number of flights to Newcastle from June 2, 2014.

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  • Autumn Leaves More Short-Haul Options For British Airways Customers

    British Airways has added extra flights from Heathrow to Vienna, Stockholm and Athens for the Autumn, over and above its existing Winter 2014 schedule.

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  • Richard Tams Appointed To a New Role At British Airways

    British Airways has announced the appointment of Richard Tams, currently head of UK&I sales and marketing, as executive vice president China and the Philippines for the airline.

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  • British Airways Begins Codeshare Arrangement With US Airways

    British Airways and US Airways are launching a codeshare arrangement which will allow British Airways customers access to nearly 40 destinations in North America and the Caribbean. In the reciprocal arrangement, US Airways customers will be able to fly with British Airways to more than 70 destinations throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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  • Douze points for Molly as BA backs the UK entry

    British Airways crew gave a great British send off to Molly Smitten-Downes as she gets set to fly the flag for the UK in Europe’s biggest singing contest. The UK airline wished her the best of British as she flew out to Copenhagen to perform her self-penned song, ‘Children of the Universe’.

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  • Stars Come Out For Rooftop Film club

    Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner and director Dexter Fletcher were among guests at the launch of the Rooftop Film Club presented by British Airways in London last night (Wednesday 30 April).

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  • Coat Worn By Cumberbatch Raises £5,000 For British Airways' Flying Start Charity

    The Belstaff winter coat worn by Benedict Cumberbatch on the cover of British Airways’ April High Life magazine has been auctioned for a startling £5,010 – nearly three times its retail value. The money raised will go to Flying Start, the airline’s charity partnership with Comic Relief.

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  • British Airways Hits Historic High

    British Airways has powered up its newest flight simulator, taking the number used by the airline to train its pilots to 18 - the highest ever.

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  • Poppins Popcorn Produced For Pop Up Pictures

    To coincide with its pop up film event ‘Rooftop Film Club presented by British Airways’, Michelin star chef Simon Hulstone has partnered with the airline to create a unique ‘Chim Chimney’ popcorn, inspired by Mary Poppins.

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  • Cosying Up To Cumberbatch

    With April’s issue of British Airways’ High Life magazine featuring Benedict Cumberbatch selling for a startling £50 per copy on eBay, fans can now get even closer to the Sherlock star as the Belstaff coat he wore in the shoot is to be auctioned off to raise money for Flying Start, the airline’s charity partnership with Comic Relief.

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  • GreenSky project prepares to land in Thurrock

    Solena Fuels in partnership with British Airways has committed to building the world’s first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel. This comes just two weeks before the global aviation community joins forces to discuss ways to reduce the industry’s environmental impact at the 2014 Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva.

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  • Benedict Cumber-Snatch - Fans Auction Off British Airways' High Life Magazine Featuring The Star

    This month British Airways managers have been left scratching their heads as they’ve seen a huge increase in the number of High Life magazines disappearing from their aircraft.

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  • British Airways Provide A Lift To Skiiers

    Hitting the slopes will be easier than ever this year with the start of new short-haul routes to top ski resorts from Gatwick.

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  • Handpicked Tee Perfection

    In the run up to The Masters tournament this week (April 10 – 13), Justin Rose has compiled his favourite golf clubs around the world for frequent fliers like himself. Rose, who is sponsored by British Airways, includes England, Scotland, USA, Spain, Australia and South Africa among his favourite destinations for the sport.

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  • Growing Old Pacefully

    To celebrate its fortieth anniversary, British Airways has undertaken research of 2,000 people aged 20-70+, to see if life beings at forty. The old adage that we’re living longer, travelling further and staying younger than ever before rings true according to the findings, which reveal that spontaneous travel increases with age.

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  • Catriona Joins The Air Waves

    Catriona Woodward has joined British Airways to head up its digital marketing innovation and social media team.

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  • 'My Flightpath' Brings Travel History To Life

    British Airways has launched a new fun online tool called ‘My Flightpath’ which provides customers with their own personal travelogue.

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  • From A To Z With HBO

    They say time flies when you’re having fun, and British Airways customers will be able to test the theory from today (April 3) when a new HBO channel launches on long-haul British Airways flights.

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  • British Airways Brings Australia Nearer

    A couple from Pyrford in Surrey found themselves at the centre of a touching new British Airways marketing campaign this week, designed to reunite friends and relatives in Australia.

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  • British Airways Joins The Forty Club

    Turning forty has never been so glamorous, as seen by presenter Denise Van Outen who modelled a vintage Hardy Amies 1974 air hostess uniform, to mark British Airways fortieth anniversary this week.

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  • Flying History Brought Back To Life

    For the first time, British Airways has chronicled its rich history, in a new book ‘British Airways: An Illustrated History’ written by its Museum Archivist Paul Jarvis. It coincides with British Airways’ fortieth anniversary this month, following its merger with BOAC and BEA in April 1974.

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  • Michelle Mone launches British Airways’ biggest ever summer schedule

    British Airways is about to start its biggest ever summer schedule, launching new routes and offering more seats than ever before to summer holiday destinations from London’s Gatwick, Heathrow and City airports.

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  • Japan Airlines, British Airways and Finnair begin joint business on flights between Europe and Japan

    Japan Airlines and fellow oneworld alliance members British Airways and Finnair will start their planned joint business between Europe and Japan starting on April 1, 2014.

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  • British Airways Announces Outcome Of Major Agency Pitch

    British Airways has today announced its new marketing agency structure following a pitch of its major partners.

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  • High Kicks With Melanie C For Sport Relief

    Singer and performer Melanie C put her ‘sporty skills’ to practice by hosting a fun workout for British Airways engineers at Heathrow Airport yesterday (Tuesday 18 March). The exclusive event was held for Sport Relief, which the airline supports through its Flying Start partnership with Comic Relief.

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  • Sun, sea And Sport Relief

    It was recently voted one of the best places in the world to go cycling, and to coincide with Sport Relief this week (21-23 March), British Airways which supports the charity fundraiser, has partnered with chef and sports enthusiast Gordon Ramsay to produce a fitness guide to Los Angeles.

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  • Flash Gordon Mob Comes To Los Angeles

    Acclaimed chef and sports enthusiast Gordon Ramsay led a ‘Flash Gordon Mob’ in Los Angeles yesterday (March 13), to bring the spirit of Sport Relief to thousands of expats, with the help of British Airways.

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  • Berlin Boost By British Airways

    British Airways has boosted flights to Berlin for Winter 2014 by adding another direct service to the German capital.

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  • British Airways Means Business For Leisure Travellers

    British Airways has launched a new business class leisure fare that is up to 50 per cent lower than existing Club fares.

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  • Take Your Best Shot for Spor-Tee relief!

    British Airways has challenged its sponsored golfer Justin Rose to calculate how many shots it takes to complete a Sport Relief mile, and invites the public to see if they can do better. Rose, who took up the challenge during training in Orlando, completed the task in six shots.

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