Thanks to a new service from Heathrow, it's time to put the French city of Montpellier on your travel radar

BA NEWS • April 2019

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Book your summer holiday to one of British Airways' new seasonal routes; pre-order shopping on your next short-haul flight, plus a wealth of premium upgrades elevate the First experience

Thoughtful luxury comes to First 
Designed to make your every moment more refined, customers travelling in First can look forward to a host of improvements this spring. Moving with the ever-changing tides of luxury travel, British Airways has elevated the premium experience with a curation of thoughtful details. As well as an improved fine dining experience there will be enhanced bedding, high performance Meridian headphones offering a fully immersive in-flight experience, plus a new amenity bag (pictured below) designed exclusively for First by Temperley London, containing selected Elemis products. To discover Firstclick here

01 First washbag

Buy before you fly
British Airways’ on board pre-order service, currently offered from the High Life Shop website for all long-haul flights, is now available on short-haul. Customers can pre-order duty free for all short-haul routes from Gatwick from 1 March, with Heathrow short-haul flights coming soon, meaning you can shop ahead at 35,000ft. To find out more, click here 

02 Lake Bled

Lake expectations: fly to new route Ljubljana to discover the tranquility of Slovenia's most famous lake

Summer escapes 2019
Where do you see yourself heading to this summer? Whether it’s tucking into fiery southern soul food in Charleston (flights launch 4 April), palace-hopping in the Croatian city of Split (flights from Heathrow begin in April, from London City in June), or sunbathing in laid-back Lake Bled (fly to Slovenian capital Ljubljana between 12 July and 2 September) – the British Airways summer schedule will get you there. There is also a new direct flight to Islamabad launching in June, and a seasonal route to Montpellier for boulangeries, boutiques, beaches and more (12 July to 2 September). Find out more about new routes here

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