Fine dining: travellers can enjoy freshly prepared and seasonal food on board

BA news • November 2017

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British Airways welcomes its 25th Boeing 787 Dreamliner; receive double Avios on flight bookings; and jet off to the latest Spanish route on the network, plus Club World gets the fine-dining treatment

Off to sunny Spain
British Airways has announced its latest summer route to the southern Spanish city of Almeria (pictured below). The first direct flights from London Heathrow will take off on 27 March 2018. The service will run twice weekly, departing Tuesdays and Saturdays from Heathrow T5, with return fares starting at just £66 per person. For more information, visit


A dreamier Club World
Become one of the first to experience BA’s new restaurant-style dining experience, recently launched on flights between Heathrow and New York JFK as part of British Airways’ £400m investment in Club World. Travellers can now select their choice of freshly prepared starters and desserts from new display trolleys, including Loch Fyne smoked salmon tartare and artisan cheese boards, as well as enjoying a great night’s sleep with new, luxury bedding and amenity kits designed by The White Company. Visit to find out more.

Earn double Avios
Fly with BA before 31 December 2017 and you’ll be able to collect double Avios on every British Airways flight you take, including flights on partner airlines American Airlines, Finnair and Iberia. The offer applies to all routes and all cabins. You’ll have to be registered, booked and in the air before 31 December to be eligible to collect. Double Avios can be earned on up to eight sectors on new flight bookings made after registration. Full terms and conditions apply. For more information, visit

Boeing in style
British Airways has taken delivery of its 25th Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The state-of-the-art aircraft touched down at Heathrow on 29 September, before taking its first customer journey on 1 October to Montreal, Canada. The new 787 is not only 40 per cent quieter than most rival aircraft, but boasts 30 per cent larger windows than the standard for commercial flights. Fancy a tour? Visit to find out more.

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