British Airways first class: then and now
While present-day first-class passengers might increasingly expect on-board Wi-Fi and entertainment on demand, in times past they were happy with a seven-course dinner and a complimentary Benson & Hedges cigarette after take-off.
British Airways increases airfares to the Caribbean
Just weeks after its was announced that the Air Passenger Duty on flights to the Caribbean would be reduced, British Airways has added £10 to ticket prices to six destinations—Barbados, Antigua, St Lucia, Grenada, T&T and Jamaica. The airline said the move was “in response to market conditions.”
The World's First Innovation Lab In The Sky
“Breakthrough innovation requires a combination of partnership, ambition and collaboration and that when you bring the right mix of passionate people together, both virtually and in person, amazing things can happen. The sky is not the limit,” explained John McDonald, Vice President for Marketing, Americas, for British Airways.
British Airways to power jets with fuel made from garbage waste
British Airways has announced plans to power its flights using sustainable jet fuel made from landfill waste -- a move it says will be equal to taking 150,000 cars off the road. In partnership with Solena Fuels, the UK’s flagship carrier says it's committed to buying 50,000 tonnes of the sustainable jet fuel a year once the facility is completed in 2017.
BA contains demand on Accra route
In response to the growing demand on the Accra-London route, British Airways (BA)?has introduced the Boeing 747, making it the largest commercial passenger aircraft operating out of Ghana.