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All customers have individual widescreen seatback monitors equipped with a wide array of audio and video on-demand options, in addition to being able to connect personal devices to the onboard entertainment system.
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Enter the #BALovesPittsburgh Contest to win free flights to London
To celebrate our new nonstop service, we’re giving away a pair of tickets for two from Pittsburgh to London.
Entering is easy:
Visit our #BALovesPittsburgh travelling Photo Booth at these locations: March 23, 2019 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Katz Plaza in the Cultural District March 27, 2019 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Market Square in Downtown Pittsburgh April 1, 2019 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - North Shore of Pittsburgh in the courtyard next to Hyde Park Steakhouse
Take a creative photo with the Phone Booth when you get there.
Post your photo to Instagram or Twitter with #BALovesPittsburgh. Be sure your settings are “public”.
Follow British Airways on Instagram and Twitter to find out if you’re the lucky winner!
For more fun, participate in the #BALovesPittsburgh trivia games and challenges at each location, for on the spot prizes. Only one entry per location. Contest ends on April 1, 2019. See you there!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The #BALovesPittsburgh Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of British Airways PLC, The British Tourist Authority (Visit Britain), Pittsburgh International Airport, Ogilvy, Wavemaker, Gatesman Agency and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, municipal, territorial and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Sponsor/Administrator: British Airways Plc, Two Park Avenue, Suite 1100, New York, NY 10016, U.S.A.
Timing: The Contest begins on March 23, 2019 EST and ends on April 1, 2019 11:59 p.m. EST. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.
The Phone Booth will appear on the following dates and locations in Pittsburgh: March 23, 2019 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Katz Plaza in the Cultural District March 27, 2019 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Market Square in Downtown Pittsburgh April 1, 2019 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. North Shore of Pittsburgh in the courtyard next to Hyde Park Steakhouse
Contest entries must be tweeted/posted between March 23, 2019 EST and ends on April 1, 2019 11:59 p.m. EST. Your tweet or post must contain the hashtag #BALovesPittsburgh in order to qualify as an entry. By entering, you agree that your tweet/post conforms to the Content Restrictions as defined below and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify you from the Contest if it believes that your Twitpic/Instagram post fails to conform to the Content Restrictions. Your use of the Hashtag constitutes your unconditional consent to and acceptance of these Official Rules.
The Twitpic or Instagram post must visibly show the #BALovesPittsburgh Telephone Booth. The post/tweet must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
The post/tweet must not disparage Sponsor, Administrator or any other person or party affiliated with the Contest;
The post/tweet must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to incorporate in his/her Twitpic in this Contest;
The post/tweet must not contain images or artwork not created by entrant;
The post/tweet must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
The post/tweet must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
The post/tweet must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Twitpic is created.
Entrant must have permission from all individuals that appear in the post/tweet to use their name and likeness in the post/tweet and to grant the rights set forth herein. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Uploading a post/tweet constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the post/tweet.
Limit: Contest participants may only submit one (1) entry for each of the Telephone Booth locations per calendar day of the contest period. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
Grand Prize: Winner of the Grand Prize will be chosen based on artistic merit, by a panel of consisting of British Airways, The British Tourist Authority (Visit Britain) and Pittsburgh International Airport.
Sponsor will select potential Contest winner from an evaluation of all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, on or around April 15, 2019. The selected Grand Prize winner will receive a Twitter or Instagram message after the date of the drawing from British Airways to the Account used to enter the Contest. In order to receive the Message, the potential winner's "Tweet Privacy" Account setting must be "unchecked” and/or Instagram setting must be set to “public”. The potential winner will be required to respond to the Message within seven (7) days of the date the Message was posted, with the information requested, or prize will be forfeited. Once this information is collected, the potential winner will receive an email notification from Sponsor/Administrator. Except where prohibited, the potential Grand Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a winner is a minor in his/her place of residence) will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability and, where imposing such condition is legal, a Publicity Release, which must be received by Administrator within seven (7) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If the potential winner is a Canadian resident he/she will be required to answer a time limited skill testing question without assistance, in order to be eligible to receive a prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. If the potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release or provide any other requested information within the required time period (if applicable), fails to answer the skill-testing question correctly (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the Grand Prize to an alternate winner based on selection process mentioned above. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.
Prize: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Roundtrip economy (World Traveller) tickets for two (2) valid for air transportation for the Grand Prize winner and one (1) guest from Pittsburgh to London. Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. For clarification and the removal of doubt, the Grand Prize does not include hotel accommodation, ground transportation and any other incidental expenses incurred at the destination. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning the Contest prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $3000.00USD.
Winner must depart by March 31, 2020 and must commence travel on the specified date or prize will be forfeited. Trip is subject to availability and blackout dates. Booking and flight itineraries are subject to availability. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel is subject to the Terms and Conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the prize description above, including but not limited to, hotel accommodation, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, airline fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Winner is responsible for all fees and arrangements to travel from their homes to the applicable airport. Winner is solely responsible for obtaining valid passports/visa and any other documents necessary for international travel. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. All airline tickets are subject to the vagaries of flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. The ARV is an estimate made before the Contest begins. The ARV for travel prizes may vary depending upon points of departure and destination and fare fluctuations. Actual value of each prize will vary based on airfare fluctuations, winner's choice of destination, and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. The prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive and the prizes described above may be subject to additional restrictions/conditions, which may be stated in the “Prize Claim Documents” (as defined below) and/or other travel documents. Winners will not earn Executive Club credit for any flights that are part of the prize. All prize details not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winner’s travel companion must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability Release prior to any travel documents being released.
Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor/Administrator, Twitter, Inc., and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state or province for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in Twitter, Instagram, phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest, if it is possible. If the Contest, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York or the appropriate New York State Court located in New York County, New York, U.S.A.; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
Winner: The winner and their photo will be posted on Twitter, Instagram, and on ba.com after winner confirmation is complete.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.or Instagram
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