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  • British Airways Puts Kuala Lumpur Back On The Route Map

    British Airways is to resume direct flights from Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur in summer 2015.

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  • Brit Travels 18,479 Miles In Five Days For British Airways Gold Card

    British Airways rolled out the red carpet at Heathrow this week for a customer who had travelled a staggering 18,479 miles in just five days on 12 flights, in an effort to bag himself a British Airways gold card.

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  • California Dreaming With British Airways

    It’ll be California dreaming all the way with British Airways when the airline’s new A380 starts flying to San Francisco next summer.

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  • British Airways Gives Customers The Chance To Sample The High Life With Free Upgrades

    British Airways will be giving its Club World customers the chance to sample the high life with free upgrades to First on selected flights from September 4 to December 12, 2014.

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  • British Airways' 747s Get A Refresh

    Some of British Airways’ much-loved Boeing 747s are to receive a cabin refresh including a state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system.

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  • Bucket And Spade List - 12 To Do Before 12

    British Airways has compiled a dozen ‘holiday must do’s’ to achieve by twelve years old – from burying your sibling in the sand, to ordering a ‘croque-monsieur’ in France and jumping on the giant piano in New York!

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  • Parents Declare September The New January As The School Holidays End

    January always used to be seen as the most depressing month of the year, but in a new survey commissioned by British Airways Holidays, parents have officially named September the new January.

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  • Hold Flights For A Fiver With British Airways

    Anyone searching for the best airline deals will now be able to hold their British Airways flight for up to 72 hours for as little as £5 through ba.com.

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  • Hold Flights For A Fiver With British Airways

    Anyone searching for the best airline deals will now be able to hold their British Airways flight for up to 72 hours for as little as £5 through ba.com.

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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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  • Tourist Take-Aways

    Fridge magnets, novelty t-shirts and miniature statues were once the souvenirs to bring home from your travels. However in recent years a ‘taste for travel’ means that international foods are the top tourist take-aways, according to insight from British Airways.

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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 Reveals Brits Are 'TV Travellers'

    When it comes to choosing holidays, British Airways has discovered that Britons really are swayed by what they see on TV.

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  • Paws And Relax

    British Airways has introduced a channel featuring fluffy footage of cats and dogs on its in-flight entertainment

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  • Top Of The Chops

    Our love of American food and all things barbeque is a trend that continues to grow and from next month British Airways customers will be able to enjoy a taste of the Deep South on board. The airline is launching its first specially created pulled pork sandwich on flights.

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  • Eats, Reads And Leaves

    A good read is one of the essential ingredients for a relaxing holiday, according to 80 per cent* of holidaymakers who always pack one for their travels. Despite this, around 600 books and 1,400 kindles are left on board British Airways flights every year.

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  • Play Do! Top Toys To Take On A Plane This Summer

    School’s out for most of the country this week and ahead of the great family getaway British Airways Holidays surveyed parents to understand their travel worries and discover the top toys to take on a plane.

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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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  • 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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  • Going Slow At 600mph

    British Airways is launching a new style of ‘Slow TV’ programming on board a number of its long-haul flights, for those that believe that ‘the journey is as important as the destination’.

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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 For £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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  • 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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