You can now enjoy a choice of more than 7,000 digital newspapers and magazines thanks to our partnership with PressReader.*
Top titles are available from over 120 countries in more than 60 languages, so there’s something for everyone. There are 28 categories of digital content including news, travel and culture, food and drink, aviation, business, entertainment, fashion, sport, health and more.
To be able to use PressReader, make sure you download your choice of reading on to your own device before your flight – you’ll receive a link to PressReader in your ‘It’s time to fly’ email 24 hours before your outbound flight. This will give you access to browse and download as many titles as you like for up to three days. Anything that you download is yours to keep, even after your access period expires.
You'll also have unlimited access to PressReader when you connect to the Wi-Fi network in a British Airways lounge, although this will vary by location.
*British Airways is trialling the PressReader service and reserves the right to withdraw it at any time.
PressReader offers you unlimited access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in an easy-to-use app available on every smartphone and tablet. PressReader may also be accessed using your browser on any laptop or desktop computer. There should always be something to cater to your needs, with content available in 63 languages, from 156 countries and across 28 different categories. As a British Airways customer, you have access to PressReader whenever you fly, either through the quick-link in your ‘It’s time to fly’ email or by visiting one of our lounges. You can download full versions of newspapers and magazines to your device, and save them to read in-flight or later in your journey. Whatever you download, is yours to keep.
Every one of our customers has full access to PressReader’s entire library, from the moment you click the link found in your ‘It’s time to fly' email. If you're eligible to enter a British Airways lounge you can also access PressReader while connected to the lounge’s Wi-Fi network and avoid using your own data to download publications.
Your access period begins 24 hours before your outbound flight, and expires after three days. During this time, you may browse and save as many publications as you wish. Be sure to take advantage of the access period and download something to read for your return journey.
If you have access to our British Airways lounges, you will receive access to the entire PressReader catalogue for as long as you’re connected to the Wi-Fi network. If you’re on your return journey, you can download daily newspapers in the lounge, selecting from a wide range of titles and languages.
It’s always better to download any publications you may want to read before you board. That way, you’ll have quick, easy access to your newspapers and magazines while you’re flying. PressReader is available via Wi-Fi on connected aircraft, but this will require you to purchase a Wi-Fi package whilst onboard.
The PressReader app is available on any mobile device, including smartphones and tablets, and all major operating systems including iOS, Android, Windows, Amazon, Blackberry, and Mac. PressReader’s web platform is always available on laptops and other computers connected to the Wi-Fi network in British Airways lounges.
oneworld customers have access to PressReader if eligible for access to a British Airways owned lounge.
Access is granted whilst connected to the lounge Wi-Fi hotspot.
The link you receive in your ‘It’s time to fly' email can be shared with up to four others, helpful if you’re travelling on a group booking. Simply send your email to those travelling in your party and activate PressReader on the device.
There are two ways to access PressReader:
You’ll find PressReader in the Apple App Store, Google Play, Microsoft Store, Amazon, and Blackberry World.
Once you’ve activated your free access period and you see the British Airways welcome screen in the PressReader app, you’re ready to start downloading.
When you’re ready, close the welcome screen, then tap on Publications to view the PressReader catalogue. Here, you can search for your favourite titles using the search bar and sort the list by category or language. Once you find a publication you’d like to download, click the download symbol.
If you want to see all of the publications you’ve downloaded, just tap Downloaded at the bottom of your screen.
You can download as many publications as you’d like.
Anything that you download is yours to keep, even after your access period expires.
Yes. Full publications of your favourite magazines and newspapers are available on PressReader. You can read them in the original printed layout or in a text view mode designed for easy reading on a mobile device.
Thousands of titles are available from all over the world. Use the PressReader app to browse the entire catalogue.
Yes. If there’s something you’d like to see on PressReader, send an email to our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PressReader works with publishers around the world, and based on customer feedback, adds new titles to the platform every day.
Yes. You can read most publications on PressReader in the original printed layout or in a text view mode designed for easy reading on a mobile device. In order to use the text view mode, just open any title from the publications list in the PressReader app. Then, select the Text View toggle at the bottom of your screen.
Some magazines on PressReader don’t have a text view option. It’s important that your reading experience is the best it can be, and some of those beautiful magazine layouts aren’t designed to be pulled apart. In full page view, you can pinch your fingers to zoom in and drag each page to make reading as easy and as comfortable as possible.
The PressReader app interface supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, French, Arabic, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. Content is available in more than 60 languages from around the world. You can also instantly translate some content into 18 languages, while you have an active internet connection.
Yes. To extend your experience on PressReader, you can subscribe for complete access to the platform from almost anywhere in the world.
If you have more questions about your access to PressReader, contact email@example.com.
When you first open the PressReader app, you should see a British Airways welcome message, if not, you may not have connected successfully.
This service is available for those customers who book direct with British Airways but we are working to improve access for customers who book via a third party.
If you are prompted to pay for a title, you might not have connected successfully.