Find your groove in Pennsylvania's prettiest city, with BA's all-new route to Pittsburgh

BA NEWS • September 2018

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A world of personalisation lies at the heart of the all-new BA Rewards App; a direct route to pretty Pittsburgh is announced, plus a revamped champagne menu sets corks flying

Pack for Pittsburgh
British Airways will become the only airline to offer a non-stop service between the UK and Pittsburgh when it launches the new route on 2 April 2019. The city has a thriving food and arts scene, and is home to many a tech start-up, while rivers, valleys and mountains make this ‘City of Bridges’ an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. The four-per-week service will be operated by one of BA’s newest aircraft, the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Find out more at

Reward yourself
British Airways has launched a brand new Executive Club Rewards App for its UK members. The app will suggest personalised ways to collect and spend Avios based on the member’s own Avios balance, as well as allowing customers to view the latest offers, and shop exclusive discounts via the Avios e-store. To downloaded the app for IOS, click here, or for Android, click here

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Cork it
Customers travelling in First class cabins and lounges, as well as those in Club World, can now enjoy an improved range of champagnes and English sparkling wines as part of BA’s ongoing £4.5 billion investment across the airline in the next five years. Serving more than two million bottles of bubbles each year, the drinks on offer will include Lanson Rosé Champagne and Gusbourne English Sparkling Wine. Customers travelling in Club Europe will continue to be served Castelnau champagne in quarter-sized bottles. To discover other exciting things that are happening at BA, visit 

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