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British Airways Reveals November Schedule

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British Airways Reveals November Schedule

British Airways will operate 52 long haul routes alongside its short haul network this November as the airline continues to adapt to changing restrictions around the globe as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

British Airways Announces Return of Flights to Malaysia

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British Airways Announces Return of Flights to Malaysia

British Airways resumes its flights to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from today after a gap of six months. The airline will resume four flights a week from Kuala Lumpur, giving customers in Malaysia convenient flying options for those who want to travel direct to the UK or beyond.

British Airways welcomes MATTA Travel Fair with attractive fares

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British Airways welcomes MATTA Travel Fair with attractive fares

British Airways announces great value fares across all cabins to over 185 destinations for its customers travelling from Malaysia.

Sweet dreams for Malaysian Travellers at 30,000 feet with British Airways

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Sweet dreams for Malaysian Travellers at 30,000 feet with British Airways

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 JUNE 2018 – British Airways’ Club World business class customers travelling between Kuala Lumpur and London can now benefit from an even better night’s sleep in the sky as the airline introduces its new bedding from the luxury lifestyle brand, The White Company. Club World customers flying from Kuala Lumpur can enjoy the airline’s new bedding products that have been exclusively designed by The White Company, including a luxuriously soft large pillow and white cotton pillowcase to enhance customers’ comfort and to help them sleep better in the sky. Customers will also receive a super-soft woven blanket with satin trim, a luxury duvet, and a padded mattress cover to provide them with an extra layer of comfort and improve […]

Visit the European Summer Blooms With British Airways

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Visit the European Summer Blooms With British Airways

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 MAY 2018 – It is said that life begins all over again with the summer, the season of exuberance and life where beautiful flowers dot the landscape, forming a picturesque tapestry of the countryside all over Europe. To help travellers swiftly reach the best of summer colours, British Airways has put together a list of iconic gardens to visit across the UK and Europe. All of these floral delights are within easy reach via British Airways’ extensive international network at London Heathrow. Theresa Wong, British Airways’ country manager for Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia said, “Summer is a popular travel season, this is why British Airways is offering Bonus Avios for customers flying to Europe. Customers can simply register, book […]

British Airways Survey Reveals  Impact of Technology on Everyday Tasks

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British Airways Survey Reveals Impact of Technology on Everyday Tasks

A recent British Airways study found that making mixtapes, printing photographs and sending love letters are among the tasks replaced by technology which we miss doing.

British Airways Survey Reveals  Impact of Technology on Everyday Tasks

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British Airways Survey Reveals Impact of Technology on Everyday Tasks

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 ARPIL 2018 – A recent British Airways study found that making mix tapes, printing photographs and sending love letters are among the tasks replaced by technology which we miss doing. The poll of 2,000 adults in the UK revealed a string of once-everyday tasks which have been replaced by the rise of technology, Wi-Fi and smart phones. Carrying a portable CD player, owning an encyclopedia and being able to remember phone numbers of loved ones off-by-heart are also among the things that technology has made easier, but that we wish hadn’t fallen victim to the online boom. However, 51 per cent admit they don’t miss having to queue in a post office to renew their road tax. Making a mix tape is […]

Malaysians’ Holiday Habits Revealed

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Malaysians’ Holiday Habits Revealed

51% of Malaysians took 5 to 9 days off for holidays abroad in 2017 57% Malaysians worry about work load piling up if they take a two-week break More than 65% Malaysians admit to thinking about work and other commitments whilst on holiday For 2018, 64% of Malaysians said they would like to take an Asian cultural holiday and 45% would opt for a European city break or beach holiday KUALA LUMPUR, 23 JANUARY 2018 – A study by British Airways has found that Malaysians love their holidays. Sixty-six per cent of the 2,000 respondents said they have taken two or more trips abroad in 2017. The study from the airline, conducted to celebrate its January Special Promotion, has found that while […]

British Airways Invests in Substantial New Catering for World Traveller Customers

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British Airways Invests in Substantial New Catering for World Traveller Customers

KUALA LUMPUR – British Airways is today announcing a multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller (long-haul economy cabin) catering, introducing an exciting and expanded new menu, which provides more quantity and quality to both meals and great snacking options throughout the flight. Options now include: • Pretzels with the welcome drink • Four-course meal with starter, entrée, dessert, cheese and biscuits, accompanied by a bread roll and bottle of water • Second meal or substantial snack depending on the length of the flight • Regional meal options served according to destination • Magnum ice-creams • Tuck box with chocolates and crisps • Hot breakfast on longer overnight flights • Graze movie-snack box on longer* flights • Complimentary drinks from the bar Previously […]

British Airways Revamps Flagship Concorde Room

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British Airways Revamps Flagship Concorde Room

MALAYSIA, 23 NOVEMBER 2017 – British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by hand-blown glass lighting with bone linen shades and ochre silk linings. The terrace, which is so popular with travellers thanks to its position overlooking the runway, features luxurious sofas and new elegant loungers. Mobile phone chargers are also on hand for travellers to ensure their devices are fully charged before they fly. Carolina Martinoli, British Airways’ director of brand and customer experience, said: “In recent years we’ve invested in […]

Top 18 for 2018 with British Airways

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Top 18 for 2018 with British Airways

KUALA LUMPUR, 31 OCTOBER 2017 – British Airways has revealed its annual travel predictions for the year ahead selecting the top 18 must-see destinations for 2018. Highly-anticipated sporting events, new routes and TV programmes all influence the top travel predictions. The latest season of Game of Thrones has put Croatia firmly on the map, and a number of far-flung destinations rank among the top picks, including Barbados and Muscat. As one of the most desirable holiday destinations, the Seychelles is a must-see for 2018. Famed as some of the most idyllic islands on the planet, the Seychelles has something for everyone, whether you’re a sun-seeker looking for serious relaxation, or a thrill-seeker wanting to scuba dive or trek through the jungle. The […]

Instagram-able Autumn Destinations From British Airways

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Instagram-able Autumn Destinations From British Airways

Travel is about experience, especially ones we can share with our friends through our social media platforms. British Airways’ social media expert has put together a list of destinations for social media enthusiasts to fill their Instagram feed with the most phenomenal Autumn colours. Malaysian travellers can take advantage of British Airways’ special fares at the MATTA Fair and travel and capture the picturesque fall foliage at various destinations. The special return fares to London start from RM2,546* in World Traveller economy class. Customers will land at the airline’s state-of-the-art home London Heathrow Terminal 5, and from there they can enjoy stress-free onward connection to various cities across the UK, Europe and North America. Bookings must be made by 22 September 2017 on ba.com or at […]

Spy With British Airways

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Spy With British Airways

KUALA LUMPUR, 07 JULY 2017 – British spies – suave, debonair and witty – at least, that’s how they are portrayed in movies!  Who can resist the charm of 007 or the prowess of Austin Powers as they spy their way across continents on Her Majesty’s Service? British Airways has put together a spy guide that will take travellers to a number of highly-classified locations with some of the world’s best-known spies, including Eggsy and Harry from Kingsman, agent 007 a.k.a. James Bond from Spectre, Napoleon and Illya from The Man from U.N.C.L.E, Johnny English, and Austin Powers. Vivian Tan-Loh, British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia, said, “Everyone enjoys a good spy movie, and each spy has his own loyal following. For enthusiasts, […]

Discover Stories of Castles in Movies You Love

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Discover Stories of Castles in Movies You Love

KUALA LUMPUR, 03 AUGUST 2017 – Castles are always featured in fairy tales and fantasy movies, and recent fairy tale blockbusters have undoubtedly inspired Malaysians to travel to movie set castles across Europe. If castle jaunting is on your agenda this summer, here is a list of popular castles for movie fans, courtesy of British Airways. All destinations can be reached easily from the airline’s base at London Heathrow. Travellers from Malaysia can now fly to the UK, Europe, USA, Canada and Latin America on great return fares across all cabins, from just RM2,974*. Ticket is available for booking on ba.com on or before 17 August, or at the upcoming Johore MATTA Fair and KL MITM Fair, for flights departing Malaysia on or before 31 March 2018. Vivian Tan-Loh, British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia, said, “There are many […]

Fly British Airways into The World of Jane Austen

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Fly British Airways into The World of Jane Austen

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 JULY 2017 – To mark the 200th anniversary of the great British novelist Jane Austen, British Airways selected four places in the UK for travellers from Kuala Lumpur to explore the world of Jane Austen. Travellers can easily connect to train services from London Heathrow to begin their tour to Hampshire, Bath, Lyme Regis and Sheffield – places that play an important role in the author’s life and work. Great value return fares from Kuala Lumpur to London starts from MYR 2,964* for World Traveller economy and MYR 5,407 for World Traveller Plus premium economy class. With British Airways’ daily direct flights to London on the most technologically advanced aircraft Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, customers arrive in London early in the afternoon can make an easy transit onto the metro […]

Top 5 British Airway’s Summer Destinations

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Top 5 British Airway’s Summer Destinations

Sun’s out, it’s time for Summer! If the usual beach holidays cannot satify your inner adventure desire anymore, you can consider some of unique destinations recommended by British Airways

British Airways Unveils Five ‘Hari Raya Goodness’ in London

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British Airways Unveils Five ‘Hari Raya Goodness’ in London

British Airways hand-picks five activities in London specially for the Ramadhan/Eid season.

Top 5 British Airway’s Guide to Chocoholic’s City

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Top 5 British Airway’s Guide to Chocoholic’s City

Customers travelling in British Airways First or Club World cabin can indulge in artisan chocolate from British brand, Hotel Chocolat and classic British brand Cadbury’s are stocked in the Club Kitchen for passengers that want a sweet treat mid-flight. British Airways High Life Store also has a selection of chocolates for customers to purchas during the flight including Charbonnel Et Walker Milk Sea Salt Caramel Truffles and Godiva Messages Tout Chocolat Confectionery.