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.

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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 […]

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 […]

British Airways’ Top 10 Street Food Picks

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British Airways’ Top 10 Street Food Picks

British Airways announces its top picks on street food in Europe and North American in 2017. Travellers can now take advantage of the MATTA FAIR® special fares and travel to selected destinations to try out these mouthwatering street food. The special return fares start from RM2,588* in World Traveller economy class to London. Customers will land at the airline’s home – the award-winning 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 27 March 2017 on ba.com or at the upcoming MATTA fair for travel from 06 March 2017 to 31 December 2017. Vivian Tan-Loh, British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia, said, “One […]

Formula 1 Ace Jenson Button Test Drives New Career as British Airways Pilot Flying Airbus A380 Simulator

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Formula 1 Ace Jenson Button Test Drives New Career as British Airways Pilot Flying Airbus A380 Simulator

Formula 1 star Jenson Button enjoyed racing through the skies this week after piloting a British Airways A380 flight simulator at London’s Heathrow Airport. The former World Champion – who recently announced his retirement from the track – spent 90 minutes perfecting take-off, cruise and landing of the world’s largest commercial aircraft. The simulator at British Airways’ state-of-the-art Flight Training Centre near London’s Heathrow Airport – where the airline’s 4,200 professional pilots are trained – uses cutting edge motion, audio and graphics technology to deliver a completely immersive experience. Jenson was coached on the flight deck by British Airways’ Head of Technical and Training, Captain Dave Thomas and Senior First Officer; William Swinburn for his first ever sim experience. The 37-year-old made […]

The Best Of China In London – British Airways’ top picks for the Lunar New Year dinner

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The Best Of China In London – British Airways’ top picks for the Lunar New Year dinner

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 JANUARY 2017 – The Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is a time for family reunions. This age-old tradition also brings families together to celebrate their annual family reunion dinner. If you and your family are ushering in the Year of the Rooster in London this year, British Airways has hand-picked six of London’s top Chinese restaurants– featuring a variety of spicy Sichuan cuisine, Cantonese dim sum and classic Beijing-style roast duck. There’s no stopping short of the best in Chinese food! British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia, Vivian Tan-Loh said, “Increasingly, Malaysians are taking the advantage of the Lunar New Year break to travel abroad and spend quality time with their families.  Recently, London has […]

Built for Love

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Built for Love

 KUALA LUMPUR, 12 JANUARY 2017 – British Airways has hand-picked the top five love-inspired buildings from around Europe and North America, for travellers from Malaysia who are looking for a romantic destination for Valentine’s Day. All of these destinations are easily accessible thanks to the airline’s extensive network and seamless connections from its award-winning London Heathrow Terminal 5. World Traveller economy class tickets from Kuala Lumpur to London start from MYR3,184 inclusive of taxes and fuel surcharges, or if you want to treat your loved ones, World Traveller Plus premium economy tickets start from MYR6,276. For travellers heading to North American destinations like New York, a return ticket in World Traveller starts from MYR5,091, and World Traveller Plus from MYR7,897. For more […]

Discover Europe’s Most Festive Christmas Markets with British Airways

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Discover Europe’s Most Festive Christmas Markets with British Airways

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 DECEMBER 2016 – Begin your festivities a little earlier this year and discover spectacular Christmas markets all over Europe. Search for hand-made gifts and trinkets, weave through illuminated stalls and sip hot chocolate or mulled wine as you get into the Christmas spirit. For as low as MYR3,531 for the World Traveller economy class, customers can fly on British Airways’ latest and most technologically-advanced Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to London and enjoy the stress-free onward connections via London Heathrow Terminal 5 to destinations within the UK, Europe and the US. London Heathrow is only two and half hours away from some of Europe’s most picturesque destinations. The convenient flight schedules enable customers to start their Christmas markets treasure hunts as […]

Jessie J and British Airways Treat Tokyo to a slice of British Eccentricity Onboard an Iconic Red Double Decker London Bus #LondonForLess Campaign

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Jessie J and British Airways Treat Tokyo to a slice of British Eccentricity Onboard an Iconic Red Double Decker London Bus #LondonForLess Campaign

KUALA LUMPUR, 1 DECEMBER 2016 – Pop star Jessie J brought a piece of London glamour to the streets of Tokyo as she boarded a red London bus in the heart of downtown Tokyo to help British Airways bring a slice of eccentric British culture to the Japanese capital. The star – famous for songs including Price Tag – surprised locals by appearing as part of British Airways’ London For Less campaign, which is highlighting the fantastic value foreign visitors can currently enjoy in England at the moment.     British Airways pilots and crew took over Tokyo’s streets to celebrate how international travellers into London can currently enjoy the city’s most famous attractions for up to 45 per cent cheaper than […]

British Airways Is The Promising New Foreign Airline Of The Year

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British Airways Is The Promising New Foreign Airline Of The Year

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 NOVEMBER 2016 – British Airways announced today that it has been named the Promising New Foreign Airline of the Year at the recently-concluded 2015 Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Awards 2015. The KLIA Awards is an annual event to acknowledge Malaysia Airports’ KLIA business partners that relentlessly push the boundaries of distinction in their fields.  Winners were chosen based on their 2015 achievement in sectors such as passenger movements, growth factor, sales performance, international recognition as well as their service excellence. Since its inception in 2006, it has evolved to be one of the most important events in Malaysia’s aviation industry. British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia, Vivian Tan-Loh: “We are very honoured and delighted to receive this award […]

British Airways Kicks Off Holiday Season With More for Less

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British Airways Kicks Off Holiday Season With More for Less

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 NOVEMBER 2016 – The holiday season is just around the corner and there has never been a better time to visit London than now. Visiting London is currently up to 10 per cent cheaper following the depreciation of the pound. Coupled with British Airways’ White Friday special fares and the exclusive shopping offers from some of UK’s most popular brands including Amanda Wakeley, Bicester, DAKS, Hackett and Westfield, Christmas shopping in London is now more affordable than ever for travellers. Vivian Tan-Loh, British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia says: “Holidaying in the wintertime in the UK is a truly wonderful and magical experience with all the festivity. The favourable currency exchange rate makes accommodation, shopping and dining much more […]

British Airways Helps Malaysian SMEs to Fly

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British Airways Helps Malaysian SMEs to Fly

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 NOVEMBER 2016 – British Airways is reaffirming its commitment to Malaysia with the launch of On Business loyalty programme aimed at benefiting and enabling businesses to maximise their travel budget. New members from Malaysia can enjoy a welcome bonus of triple On Business Points on the first six eligible flights within the first 12 months of the new membership*. The On Business loyalty programme, which already helped companies to save £47 million in 2015 worldwide, brings together the business loyalty programmes of three airlines – British Airways, Iberia, American Airlines and codesharepartner airlines – allowing business travellers to collect points and spend on all partnered airlines under one scheme. Members will be rewarded based on the money spent rather […]

British Airways rocks with DJ Goldierocks at the Great Britain Festival

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British Airways rocks with DJ Goldierocks at the Great Britain Festival

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 NOVEMBER 2016 – Let’s rock! International DJ and broadcaster DJ Goldierocks, a.k.a. Sam Hall, strikes a pose at the Study UK: Discover You Exhibition. The British sensation has come to Kuala Lumpur, courtesy of British Airways, to support the ‘Education is GREAT’ campaign in Malaysia. The education exhibition is held in conjunction with the British High Commission’s The Great Britain Festival that is taking place in Kuala Lumpur from 1 to 14 November 2016. The two-day event is an opportunity for students from Malaysia who are interested in undertaking affordable world-class education in the UK. They can meet with representatives from more than 80 UK universities, colleges and boarding schools. DJ Goldierocks is an alumnus of Goldsmiths University London […]

British Airways Crew Shares Top Tips for Parents Travelling with Kids

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British Airways Crew Shares Top Tips for Parents Travelling with Kids

Kuala Lumpur, 12 October 2016 – As thousands of Malaysian families prepare to jet off on their year-end holidays, British Airways has prepared – with help from its crew – a list of top tips for travelling with children. Over 1.5 million children fly with British Airways each year, and during the peak school holiday period alone the airline flies an average of half a million young travellers.         Father of two and senior cabin crew member, Justin Cox says: “As a parent I understand that travelling with kids can at first seem like a daunting prospect, but it really needn’t be. After my 16 years as BA cabin crew I have found that flying can be made more […]

Discover the Magic of Winter

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Discover the Magic of Winter

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 AUGUST 2016 – Feeling the heat and dreaming of a winter escape? It’s never too early to plan the ideal winter vacation, be it a solo trip or with family or friends. British Airways is now offering special fares in all cabins, providing a great opportunity for travellers from Malaysia to fly to over 200 destinations in the UK, Europe and North America this winter. Book by 12 September on ba.com or at the upcoming MATTA fair for travel from 17 August 2016 to 30 June 2017. The long travel window enables travellers to plan more than one trip in one go. Be it a magical winter holiday in Iceland watching the Northern Lights over Christmas or New Year […]

Discover the Magic of Winter

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Discover the Magic of Winter

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 AUGUST 2016 – Feeling the heat and dreaming of a winter escape?  It’s never too early to plan the ideal winter vacation, be it a solo trip or with family or friends. British Airways is now offering special fares in all cabins, providing a great opportunity for travellers from Malaysia to fly to over 200 destinations in the UK, Europe and North America this winter. Book by 12 September on ba.com or at the upcoming MATTA fair for travel from 17 August 2016 to 30 June 2017. The long travel window enables travellers to plan more than one trip in one go. Be it a magical winter holiday in Iceland watching the Northern Lights over Christmas or New Year […]

9 World-Class Golf Experience This Summer

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9 World-Class Golf Experience This Summer

Summer is well underway and golf enthusiasts are itching to test their skills on the green. As golf-happy Norwegians are making their summer travel plans, British Airways has identified some of the best courses in the UK to combine this year’s holiday with the ultimate golf experience. “Norway has over 200,000 active golfers, but it is a relatively new sport in this country. In the UK however, golf has a rich tradition and is somewhat of a cultural phenomenon. Fortunately for golf-happy Norwegians, that means that some of the world’s best courses are a quick flight away and can easily be combined with this year’s summer holiday,” says Peter Rasmussen, head of British Airways Northern Europe. Below is the list of golf […]

British Airways Shares London’s Best Halal Restaurants for Travellers from Malaysia to Break Fast

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British Airways Shares London’s Best Halal Restaurants for Travellers from Malaysia to Break Fast

Ramadhan is here! British Airways hand-picks a list of halal restaurants in London for travellers from Malaysia to visit during the fasting month. Travellers will be spoilt for choice as London houses some of the best halal restaurants in the country; from Mediterranean cuisine to Italian pizza to Northern India curries, travellers are able to get a taste from around the globe. Customers from Malaysia travelling on British Airways can also pre-order special meals to meet their dietary requirements. The pre-order process is incredibly easy, customers just need to log in to their bookings on ba.com, and order their special meals using “Manage My Booking” at least 48 hours before their flights depart. British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia Vivian Tan-Loh said, […]

Bake-Away with British Airways

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Bake-Away with British Airways

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 MAY 2016 – It’s time to start pre-heating the oven and put on the chef hat! British Airways announces a “Bake-Away with British Airways” competition to mark its first anniversary of resumption of direct flights to Kuala Lumpur. The winner will be awarded two return tickets to London with British Airways. Entries must incorporate Malaysian and British themes and demonstrate the connection between the UK and Malaysia. Interested parties can email a photo of their intended entry to <bakeaway@quattro.com.my>, and in 25 words explain “Why I should be the finalist at the Bake-Away with British Airways competition”. The competition entries will close on Tuesday, 24 May 2016. Vivian Tan-Loh, British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia said, “We would like […]

Supermodel David Gandy dons vintage 1920s pilot outfit as catwalk stars help British Airways celebrate 80 years of flying to Hong Kong with VIP gala

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Supermodel David Gandy dons vintage 1920s pilot outfit as catwalk stars help British Airways celebrate 80 years of flying to Hong Kong with VIP gala

HONG KONG, 7 APRIL 2016 – British Airways celebrated 80 years of flying to Hong Kong in style with a VIP gala and a unique heritage fashion photoshoot – featuring supermodel David Gandy wearing a vintage 1920s sheepskin flying jacket. Playing homage to British Airways’ heritage, the British star was photographed with cabin crew as they turned the hustle and bustle streets of Hong Kong into a runway. Meanwhile, supermodels Imogen Waterhouse and Lizzy Jagger marked British Airways’ 80th celebrations by donning vintage cabin crew attire for a shoot against the backdrop of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline. Other stars who attended the gala celebrations included renowned actor David Hasselhoff, singer- songwriter Jessie Ware and two Michelin star chef Tom Aikens. Singer Jessie […]

British Airways celebrates MATTA FAIR ® with great value all-cabin fares

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British Airways celebrates MATTA FAIR ® with great value all-cabin fares

MATTA FAIR® is here and British Airways is offering great value fares across all cabins on its latest and most technologically-advanced Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to travellers from Malaysia.