All posts tagged "British Airways"

  • News
    Fear of Flying Course with BA in Dublin

    With a 98 per cent success rate, BA’s Fear of Flying course, which has been running across the UK and Ireland for over 28 years, will give Irish participants the chance to tackle their fear of flying.   According to independent research, almost 25% of all people have some fear of flying,...

  • News
    Wendy Wu Offers Free Flight Upgrade on China Tours

    Wendy Wu Tours has a special offer starting on Monday 16th February for one week only and it can only be booked through the trade. The offer applies to its China tour programme and is only applicable in the Irish market.   The flight offer is a free upgrade to World Traveller...

  • News
    Tourism Malaysia Launches MyFest 2015 at ATF

    Tourism Malaysia took advantage of its participation at the ASEAN Tourism Forum to launch its 2015 promotion, MyFest 2015. Thanks to the Visit Malaysia 2014 campaign, the country attracted 22.86 million visitors between January and October 2014, an increase of 97%.   MyFest 2015, a continuation of the Visit Malaysia Year campaign...

  • News
    Entries Open for Brand USA MegaFam

    Brand USA has joined American Airlines and British Airways in announcing that travel agents in the UK and Ireland can now enter to participate in the upcoming USA MegaFam 2015 from 14th – 21st May.    The third multi-destination familiarisation tour includes visits to 22 US states on seven different itineraries, culminating in a...

  • News
    Dubai Fam with Classic Resorts and British Airways

    Classic Resorts hosted a recent agent fam trip to Dubai in conjunction with British Airways. Eight agents flew in Club World on BA (which was a welcome experience!) and stayed at the 5-star Fairmont The Palm and the 5-star Waldorf Astoria The Palm. The group dined at the Atlantis the Palm, Jumeirah...

  • News
    Connie Gallagher from Mullingar Travel Wins with Topflight

    It was wet and windy outside the Black Door on Dublin’s Harcourt Street, but it was warm and welcoming inside as Topflight entertained agents, trade partners and media. Simon Daly, Topflight Worldwide Manager, thanked the trade for their outstanding support in 2014 and looked forward with great confidence to 2015. With new...

  • News
    Carol Vorderman Urges More Women to Become Airline Pilots

    Carol Vorderman is backing British Airways’ call for more women to become airline pilots. The TV personality is a qualified pilot.   While British Airways has more female pilots than any other UK airline, the carrier is determined to see that number rise. The airline runs its own cadet training scheme called the...

  • News
    Willie Walsh Launches Dublin-London City Route

    Obviously British Airways is putting a lot of effort into its new Dublin to London City Airport route, as a very confidant Willie Walsh was in Dublin for the launch to the trade. The event was compered by the TV personality, Eamon Holmes.   Willie Walsh said that the new route would...

  • News
    BA to Resume Flights to Kuala Lumpur

    British Airways is to resume direct flights from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur in summer 2015. The daily service from Terminal 5 will be operated by a four-cabin Boeing 777-200ER featuring 12 seats in First, 48 in Club World, 32 in World Traveller Plus and a further 127 in World Traveller. Flights...

  • News
    Shane Could Win €1,000 – and So Could YOU!

    Shane Cullen of Killiney Travel is our August winner in the ITTN Budding Travel Writer competition – and hence receives a €100 One4all voucher, an invitation to the Irish Travel Trade Awards at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin on Friday 28th November 2014, and the chance to win the overall prize of €1,000...

  • News
    British Airways to Refresh Its B747s

    Some of British Airways’ Boeing 747s are to receive a cabin refresh, including a state-of-the-art inflight entertainment system.   Customers travelling on the 18 selected B747s will be treated to double the choice of TV programmes and films thanks to the installation of Panasonic’s next generation eX3 entertainment system. The new system,...

  • News
    BA Will Hold a Booking from €5, Offers Sale Fares

    Passengers will now be able to hold their British Airways flight for up to 72 hours for as little as €5 through ba.com. This will give customers the time to make sure they are happy with their flight choices before paying for them. BA is also offering passengers from Ireland the chance to travel...

  • News
    BA Offers Sale Fares

    British Airways is offering passengers from Ireland the chance to travel in style this autumn with massive reductions of over 30% on flights to many destinations across the globe.   The sale, which continues until 23rd September 2014, is offering passengers the opportunity to take advantage of these fares across all British Airways’...

  • News
    BA to Offer Old First Class at Club World Prices

    Always innovative are the marketing gurus in British Airways. The airline  currently has in service a small number of Boeing 747s that are still fitted with the old First product. Now BA has announced that it will no longer offer a First product on these aircraft, starting from 28th October 2014. The...

  • News
    BA to Fly Dublin to London City from Next October

    British Airways is to start flying to the financial heart of London from Dublin this winter. The airline announced today that it is to add an additional link between the two capital cities with the launch of new direct flights from Dublin to London City Airport. From the start of the winter...

  • News
    BA Seat Sale to USA from Dublin

    British Airways  has announced a seat sale ex Dublin, with reductions of  up to 20% in its World Traveller cabin to destinations across America.   The sale, which continues until 30th June 2014, is offering passengers the opportunity to take advantage of these great fares to many US destinations. Prices are reduced for...