British Airways News

Here is a summary of recent news and pending developments concerning British Airways which is the largest airline at both London Heathrow and London City airports.

New & Recent BA Route Launches:

British Airways to launch new route from London Heathrow to New Orleans from 27 March 2017.

BA reinstates London Gatwick – New York JFK service from 1 May 2016.

BA reinstates London Heathrow – Inverness from 3 May 2016.

BA launches London Heathrow – Billund from 3 May 2016.

BA launches London Gatwick – Lima from 4 May 2016.

BA launches London Gatwick – Costa Rica from 27 April 2016.

BA returns to Tehran from 14 July 2016.

BA launches seasonal London Gatwick – Cape Town service from 24 November 2016.

BA Route Suspensions:

British Airways to suspend London Heathrow – Chengdu route from 12 February 2017.

Other Service Changes:

British Airways to introduce Buy On Board catering on London Heathrow & Gatwick UK Domestic and EuroTraveller economy flights from 11 January 2017

Jet Time to operate selected flights to Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow & Copenhagen from Sunday 27 March 2016.

BA to withdraw Skyflyers Solo service for unaccompanied minors from 31 January 2017.

BA’s lounges at London Gatwick are temporarily closed.

First Class:

Here’s our complete guide to which BA routes operate with and without a first class cabin at London Heathrow and London Gatwick.

Club World:

BA looks set to maintain its “yin-yang” Club World business class seating on future deliveries of Boeing 787-900 and Airbus A350-1000 aircraft.

Aircraft Refurbishments and Retirements:

We also look at what BA’s plans are for the refurbishment and retirement of its Boeing 747 fleet.

Archive Collections:

We take a look at BA’s most memorable TV advertisements.

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