Travel Video of the Week: British Airways’ #lookup

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Have you seen British Airways’ new video billboard in London’s Piccadilly Circus where children point up every time a BA plane flies overhead? It’s incredible technology! See the 27-second video clip above to see what I’m talking about. The ad really is spotting the British Airways planes, and the flight information (BA475 from Barcelona) is […]

Travel News: Week of November 13, 2013

Photo credit: Tom Fox/DallasNews.com

Top Travel News Government to allow American Air & US Airways merger US Airways, United, American and JetBlue Now Allow PDE Use During Entire Flight Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next? United: You can now use hand-held devices on all our domestic mainline flights, with a few exceptions Venice […]

British Airways’ New A380 LAX-LHR Red Carpet Route

With Marylin Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Chaplin and BA Flight Attendant at LAX

On September 24, British Airways (BA) launched their inaugural A380 (the largest commercial jetliner today) service between Los Angeles and London Heathrow, and I was extremely fortunate to have been an invited guest on that flight—and even luckier to sit up front in one of their First class open suites. Below are some of the plane’s features and […]

Travel News: Week of September 4, 2013

Hawaiian Airlines to Offer Apple iPad mini

Top Travel News Hawaiian Airlines to Offer Apple iPad Minis on B767 Routes United applies for service from San Francisco to Chengdu, China “Ramp rats!” JFK airport baggage handlers busted for stealing thousands from travelers’ luggage British Airways debuts Boeing 787 Dreamliner between London and Toronto Court Rules that Trip Advisor’s ‘Dirtiest Hotel’ of 2011 […]

British Airways to Debut Boeing 787 Dreamliner Between London and Toronto on September 1

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British Airways is debuting its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with an inaugural flight between London and Toronto on September 1. The flight will arrive from London on Sunday afternoon at 14:55 local time and depart the same evening at 19:20, marking the first long-haul service for the airline’s new fleet. Canadians (and all travelers […]

Travel Video of the Week: Man vs Plane

Man v Plane

British Airways came up with this brilliant video to advertise their new A380 service from London to South Africa by commissioning South African rugby player Bryan Habana—who famously once raced a cheetah—to race against British Airways’ new A380. Who will take this one? Click here to see previous Travel Videos of the Week

British Airways First Boeing 787 Routes & Celebratory Seat Sale

British Airways 787

Today, British Airways first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft left Seattle for London Heathrow (image above). Prior to take-off, British Airways, announced new routes for the 787 from Toronto, Canada and Newark, New Jersey. Tickets for the routes went on sale today for travel from Toronto starting September 1 and travel from Newark starting October 1. […]

Exceptional Business Class Fares to Europe from $2,699 Round-Trip

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Although summer usually means higher airfares, it’s just the opposite for seats in the front of the cabin. That’s when airlines start to discount them heavily because business travelers typically take the summer off and the airlines have a difficult time finding leisure travelers to spend the money. British Airways appears to be the first […]