All posts tagged "British Airways"

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    BA Rolls Out iPads Worldwide

    British Airways announced yesterday that customers worldwide will benefit from a new level of customer service thanks to specially equipped iPad 2s being issued to 2,000 senior cabin crew from next week. This comes after a three-month trial involving 100 senior crew members responsible for delivering service to customers onboard the airline’s...

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    British Airways Hosts Its Best Agents

    British Airways took over the wonderful Wilde’s Restaurant in Dublin’s Westbury Hotel to host more than 60...

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    IAG Tables Offer for BMI

    Sky News City Editor Mark Kleinman has reported this evening that International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways and Iberia, has tabled a proposal to buy BMI from Lufthansa. “Discussions between the two sides are understood to be at an early stage and could involve a full takeover of the...

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    Iberia Express Takes Off Next Summer

    IAG, the parent company of British Airways and Iberia, will launch a new low-cost carrier, Iberia Express, in summer 2012. Based at Barajas Airport in Madrid, the airline will commence with four aircraft and may have 13 by the year-end. These will be existing Iberia aircraft, but new pilots and cabin crew...

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    BA Brand Campaign Backs £5bn Investment

    British Airways’ biggest brand advertising campaign for a decade coincides with a five-year programme of investment. The campaign, on TV, in newspapers and online, showcases the airline’s heritage and highlights the characteristics that make British Airways special: decades of flying know-how, thoughtful service and British style. By placing new emphasis on its...

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    Four-cabin BA Service on London-Moscow

    From 25th March 2012, British Airways’ three daily return flights between London and Moscow Domodedovo Airport will change from a short-haul service offering two cabins to a long-haul operation with a choice of up to four cabins, including the new First cabin. Flights are available to book now, and whichever cabin is...

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    Business Travel Launch at The Lost Society

    ‘Business Travel’, the website, monthly ezine and quarterly magazine for Irish business travellers and bookers, held a launch reception at The Lost Society night club in Powerscourt House, Dublin, last Thursday evening that was attended by an eclectic mix of business travellers, travel agents, TMCs, and representatives of airlines, hotels, media and...

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    BA Seat Sale on Long-haul Flights

    British Airways has announced a new sale that offers passengers from Ireland reductions of more than 30% on long-haul flights to destinations across the globe. The seat sale, which will continue until 20th September 2011, offers passengers the chance to take advantage of savings in all British Airways cabins: First, Club World,...

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    BA Cabin Crew Using iPad2

    British Airways cabin crew are now using iPad2s to have prior awareness of customer preferences and a greater understanding of each customer’s previous travel arrangements. The iPad lets crew quickly identify where each customer is seated, who they are travelling with, their Executive Club status and any special meal requests. The iPad...

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    BA and Qantas to Restructure London to Australia Flights

    Under a restructured British Airways / Qantas Joint Services Agreement, from early 2012 Qantas will cease to fly from Bangkok and Hong Kong to London, but will continue to serve these cities from Australia and will also continue Airbus A380 services from Melbourne and Sydney to London via Singapore, as well as...

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    UK Apprentice Speaker and Social Media Programme at WTM

    One of the advisors on the UK ‘Apprentice’ show will speak at this year’s World Travel Market seminar ‘Talk Business: Fight to Survive’. Karren Brady will be joined on the panel of guest speakers by Steve Byrne, Chief Executive of Travel Counsellors; David Jones, Chief Executive of European Tourism Action Group; Chris...

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    BA / Air Berlin Codeshare Flights

    British Airways and Air Berlin have commenced operating their codeshare agreement on more than 40 flights across key European markets. BA customers now have London Gatwick – Nuremburg added to their network, while Air Berlin customers can now fly direct from a number of German cities into London Heathrow.

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    New Code-share Arrangements for Iberia and BA

    Under the merger of Iberia and BA, new code-share arrangements have come into effect with Iberia now offering flights to Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Doha, Bahrain, Muscat and Cape Town. Iberia’s Johannesburg route has been increased to at least one flight every day. BA has added its code to Iberia flights to San...