Palm tree-lined promenades, Adriatic views and movie-set streets: Split is the new must-see Croatian city

BA NEWS • March 2019

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There are exciting improvements to World Traveller Plus, a seasonal route launches to Europe’s next best city break destination, plus British Airways and Flying Start plan a Red Nose Day to remember 

Added comfort in World Traveller Plus
Customers travelling in World Traveller Plus - British Airways’ premium economy cabin - are about to enjoy a host of new improvements to their on board experience, as part of the airline’s £6.5 billion-pound investment plan. New menus will now feature a third main meal option along with a more substantial, second hot meal later in the flight (pictured below). From spring, new amenity kits, quilts and pillows will give the World Traveller Plus cabins that added touch of luxury. To find out more, click here


Seasonal route to Croatia
If you want a relaxing break full of picture-book architecture, waterfront strolls and gallery-hunting, it’s time to consider SplitCroatia’s easy-going second city. Customers will soon be able to fly to this charming city from both Heathrow and London City, with seasonal flights running between April and October from Heathrow, and June to September from London City. To plan your trip to the Dalmatian Coast, click here

Introducing Osaka
Just in time for Japan’s pretty-in-pink cherry blossom season, this month sees the launch of British Airways’ new direct flights to the enchanting city of Osaka (pictured below) The four-per-week service beginning on 31 March to the heart of the Kansai region, takes the number of daily flights between London and Japan offered as part of British Airways’ joint business with Japan Airlines up to 32 per week. To book your flight on the new route, click here


Flight frequency: Inverness and Nashville
British Airways is significantly growing its Heathrow to Inverness service, operating two daily return services during the week, and three per day at weekends from summer 2019. Also from Heathrow, flights to Nashville will see a frequency increase this spring, as well as the introduction of a First cabin. To book your trip to the country music capital, click here

Come together for Red Nose Day 2019
Thanks to generous customers and BA colleagues, 2018 saw the airline raise £6.15 a minute for Flying Start – British Airways' charity partnership with Comic Relief. These donations have gone on to support more than 620,000 young people in the UK and in some of the world’s poorest communities. On this year’s Red Nose Day (15 March), British Airways colleagues will go the extra mile, embarking on sky-high challenges to continue the fundraising efforts, while customers can continue to support the charity by donating on board. To get inspired, click here

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