All posts tagged "British Airways"

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    BA to Use Landfill Waste Converted into Jet Fuel

    A GreenSky project will see British Airways commit to buy all 50,000 tonnes of jet fuel produced at a new processing facility for at least 11 years. The plant, operated by Solena Fuels, is to be built by 2017 on the site of the former Coryton oil refinery, in Thurrock, Essex, England....

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    BA Appoints Acting Sales Manager

    British Airways has announced that Keith Chuter has taken on the role of Acting Sales Manager for Ireland and UK regions. Keith replaces Simon Daly, who has decided to leave the business to pursue other interests. A recruitment process will be taking place over the next couple of months to find a...

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    Willie Walsh Becomes Chair of Oneworld Alliance

    Willie Walsh has been nominated by the board of the Oneworld alliance to be the Chair for the coming year. He is Chief Executive of International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling. Previously he was Chief Executive at British Airways and Aer Lingus. He is also...

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    IAG Agrees New Multi-Year Distribution Agreements with Travelport

    International Airlines Group has renewed its multi-year, full content agreements for British Airways and Iberia with Travelport. The agreements, which take place with immediate effect, give Travelport-connected travel agents worldwide access to published fares and inventory on all British Airways, Iberia and Iberia Express flights. In addition the airlines will continue to...

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    British Airways to Move Dublin and Belfast Flights to T5

    British Airways has announced that flights from Dublin and Belfast City Airport will be moving to the airline’s flagship London Heathrow home, Terminal 5, from the end of October. Offering up to eight flights a day from Dublin and up to six flights from Belfast, British Airways’ current schedule has been operating...

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    Movember Takes Flight at London City

    In the shadows of Canary Wharf, at London City Airport, a British Airways aircraft is adorned with its own Movember moustache. London City Airport has teamed up with BA for the month-long campaign, during which the giant moustache will be on display in the departure lounge at City, where passengers can take...

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    BA Offers Luxury for Less with Worldwide Premium Seat Sale

    British Airways is giving passengers from Ireland the chance to travel in style with huge reductions in their premium cabins to many long-haul destinations. The sale, which will continue until 12th November 2013, is offering passengers the opportunity to take advantage of these great fares in British Airways First and Club World...

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    COMPETITION: Win a Trip for Two to LA on a BA A380!

    British Airways’ new Airbus A380 flew its very first long-haul flight from London to Los Angeles on...

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    BA Digital Tagging Trial at Heathrow

    Passengers travelling with British Airways through Terminal 5 at London Heathrow have begun to test the personalised...

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    British Airways B787 Dreamliner to Toronto

    British Airways has commenced services with the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The first route it  operated was London to Toronto, which began service on 1st September. The next route will be London to Newark, commencing on 1st October. Cabin noise on the B787 is much less than on older aircraft types. Different pressurisation...

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    Qatar Airways to Join Oneworld in October

    Qatar Airways will become a full member of Oneworld from 30th October 2013, becoming the only one of the big three Gulf carriers to join any of the global airline alliances.  The airline received clearance to join Oneworld after successfully completing a review of its readiness, conducted by British Airways, which is...

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    BA Bowls with American Holidays for Summer Party

    British Airways and American Holidays were ‘bowled over’ by fun and laughter at the American Holidays Summer Party, which incorporated bowling, a bite to eat and ‘a few’ drinks!  The event was held as a thank you for American Holidays’ continued support over the past year. Brenda Morgan, BA’s Partnership Manager, said: “A...

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    Hand Luggage Tips from BA Cabin Crew

    Here are some handy tips from British Airways cabin crew on making life through airports that much easier:  –          Always roll your clothes, it really helps save space in your bag and prevents clothes creasing. –          Use all available space by stuffing things such as shoes with socks or underwear – it...

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    British Airways A380 to be Part of Flightfest

    British Airways has confirmed that it will be part of Dublin’s Flightfest event on 15th September 2013. British Airways’ new Airbus A380 will join other aircraft in the two-hour fly-past of Dublin city centre. Garry Copeland, British Airways’ Managing Director – Joint Operations, said: “We jumped at the chance to take part...

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    Garuda Indonesia Postpones London to Jakarta Service

    Garuda Indonesia Airlines has decided to postpone the operation of flights from London Gatwick to Jakarta. Initially planned to begin next November, the airline has postponed the commencement of the flight to May 2014. Garuda has blamed the delay on runway standards at Jakarta Soekamo-Hatta airport. Meanwhile there are suggestions that British...

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    British Airways A380 Comes to Ireland

    British Airways  made a contribution to Irish aviation history yesterday when it brought its new Airbus A380 to Shannon Airport. Shannon Airport staff and aircraft enthusiasts, together with a group travel agents, were present to welcome and inspect the new aircraft. Simon Daly, British Airways Manager for Ireland, said: “We are delighted...