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British Airways retires entire fleet of Boeing 747s

July 22, 2020

British Airways said that the airline s remaining fleet of 31 747-400 aircraft will be retired with immediate effect as a result of the devastating impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the airline ... View more

British Airways’ new A350 comes to Dubai

October 2, 2019

The newest aircraft in British Airways fleet landed on September 2 with an all-new Club World Suite enhancing its Premium Cabin offerings. Following an earlier announcement by British Airways in Augus... View more

British Airways takes delivery of its first A350-100

July 30, 2019

British Airways (BA) has taken delivery of its first A350-1000 at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse France making it the first operator of the larger A350-1000 in International Airlines Group (IAG). In ... View more

British Airways unveils new business class seat

April 14, 2019

BRITISH Airways has recently unveiled its new business class seat Club Suite and confirmed it will arrive on the first of its A350 aircraft this July. The airline s newly branded Club Suite offers dir... View more

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan

December 19, 2018

British Airways has announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad the capital city of Pakistan from June 2 2019 adding that tickets are on sale. The route will launch as a three-per-week servi... View more

British Airways launches mega ticket sale

January 11, 2018

British Airways has announced the perfect way for residents across the Middle East to brighten up their January with the launch of its massive global special fares campaign. Robert Williams head of sa... View more

British Airways marks 85 year of Kuwait operations

November 22, 2017

British Airways is celebrating 85 years of flying into Kuwait with the launch of several new products including its new luxurious Club World sleep proposition by spring 2018 and revamped catering menu... View more

British Airways invests in premium cabins

July 3, 2017

Britain s flag carrier will be investing 507 million in Club World (its long-haul business class product) which will enhance the experience of dining at 38 000 feet and deliver an excellent night s sl... View more

British Airways cancels London flights over 'IT crash'

May 27, 2017

British Airways on Saturday cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports because of a major IT system failure leading to chaos and confusion at airports across the world reported BBC. Dela... View more

British Airways deploys more Dreamliners on Gulf routes

January 1, 2016

British Airways has announced that its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner complete with a new First cabin will start flying to Dubai from October 2016. This announcement follows the hugely successful launch ... View more

British Airways to spread its wings this summer

December 26, 2013

BRITISH AIRWAYS is introducing more choice and benefits for customers as it extends the number of routes operated by its new aircraft and increases frequencies for this summer from March 30 2014. The ... View more

British Airways flies to Jeddah with Boeing 777

October 24, 2013

BRITISH Airways will introduce a four class Boeing 777 aircraft from Jeddah on March 31 2014. The new aircraft will allow passengers to enjoy British Airways award-winning First class cabin and Club W... View more

British Airways scores a ‘first’ with new jets

June 23, 2013

British Airways has become the first airline in Europe to introduce both the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 into its fleet. The airline took delivery of its first two 787s last month while the first A... View more

More growth for British Airways in 2013

March 17, 2013

British Airways is expanding its reach in the Middle East and globally in 2013 with plans for new and refurbished aircraft and investment in the customer experience. Paolo De Renzis area commercial ma... View more

British Airways, a great way to connect to Europe

July 24, 2012

FLYING British Airways (BA) on a recent combined business and leisure trip to Frankfurt and London was an easy convenient and in Club World class a comfortable way to travel. Arriving at Dubai Interna... View more

British Airways refreshes Dubai lounge

May 29, 2012

AS A part of British Airways investment of over 5 billion ( 7.9 billion) for customers the airline s lounge refresh in Dubai International Airport s Terminal 1 is now complete. The refurbishment allow... View more

British Airways dishes out summer specials

April 23, 2012

BRITISH Airways offers GCC travellers discounted fares to the UK Europe USA and Canada this summer. These fares can be booked in World Traveller (economy) World Traveller Plus (premium economy) Club W... View more

British Airways all set to offer a taste of history

March 27, 2012

BRITISH Airways has chosen its Dubai route to unveil the exciting new British inspired menus that will be served on board during the busy summer period. Michelin-star chef Heston Blumenthal revealed t... View more

British Airways rolls out iPads

March 25, 2012

British Airways get state-of-the-art technology is set to enhance customer service levels for British Airways travellers as the airlines plans to introduce iPads to senior cabin crew worldwide on all ... View more

Terminal 5 improvements to greet British Airways customers

June 5, 2011

BRITISH Airways customers flying through Terminal 5 at Heathrow are now benefiting from more space and improved facilities following the opening of a new 340m third part of the terminal. The new satel... View more

British Airways continues to fly high in the Middle East

March 13, 2011

FROM union strikes to the volcanic ash crisis to the recent cancellations of flights due to snow storms it has been a rollercoaster ride for British Airways in 2010. Despite these tough conditions its... View more

British Airways zooms in on premium market

September 20, 2010

BRITISH Airways (BA) is targeting a relatively small capacity growth of three per cent this winter in the Middle East compared to the corresponding period last year. We have been targeting relatively ... View more

British Airways celebrates its Saudi re-entry

June 29, 2009

AFTER a four-year hiatus British Airways made their re-entry into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the first of the airline s five weekly services to both Jeddah and Riyadh touched down on Kingdom soil.... View more

British Airways resumes Saudi operations

June 1, 2009

BRITISH Airways resumed operations to Saudi Arabia from Terminal Five London Heathrow on May 31 with five weekly flights to both Riyadh and Jeddah and is celebrating its return to the Kingdom with spe... View more

British Airways lets fly with family deal

June 28, 2007

BRITISH Airways the UK s flagship airline which operates 49 weekly services from the GCC to London Heathrow has launched a discount family deal for Club World (business class) customers which offers t... View more

Expansions and improvements ahead for British Airways

April 24, 2007

Several changes at British Airways will see the airline emerge fitter and stronger in its continued efforts to stay at the top. Among them are younger new additions to its fleet more routes the additi... View more

British airways unveils new business class

November 28, 2006

British Airways has unveiled its 100 million ( 191 million) next-generation business class flat bed. The new Club World bed is 25 per cent wider and offers more privacy greater comfort with more stora... View more

Chiva-Som spa cuisine now onboard British Airways

August 4, 2005

British Air-ways recently joined forces with Thailand s world-renown-ed luxury health resort Chiva-Som to provide spa cuisine dishes on flights between Dubai and London Heathrow in its First Class cab... View more

British Airways makes travel easy

July 5, 2005

With families looking forward to taking summer hiatus British Airways World Traveller makes an excellent choice for flying from the UAE to London and beyond. The airline is offering great Economy Clas... View more

British Airways re-routes Gulf flights, suspends Muscat link

March 2, 2003

British Airways has re-scheduled Gulf flights in line with the advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to British nationals travelling to the region. A statement published on the airline websi... View more



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