British Airways investment


 British Airways’ chief executive Alex Cruz has pledged that the airline’s £4.5bn investment programme will improve the flying experience for all customers.

Speaking at WTM London, Cruz announced that the investment over the next five years would include: 72 new aircraft, including four new types for the airline (Airbus A350, Boeing 787-10, and new variants of the Airbus A320 and 321).

It will also include new interiors for 128 aircraft in the existing fleet, at-seat power for customers in all cabins, and upgraded catering for economy customers on long-haul.

There will also be the roll-out of fast wi-fi in all cabins on short-haul and long-haul flights.