Aeromorning - Aeronautics and Space News - A directory of aerospace companies, events, who's who - Independent Aerospace Insights - Pierre Sparaco's Chronicles aerospace engineering, aerospace jobs, aerospace services, aerospace company, aerospace companies, global aerospace 2010

Aeromorning - Aeronautics and Space News - A directory of aerospace companies, events, who's who - Independent Aerospace Insights - Pierre Sparaco Chronicles - Global aerospace 2010 engineering & services - Aerospace companies

YOUR ACCOUNT

SIGN IN | CREATE AN ACCOUNT

To create a personal account

Click here

If you already have an account, sign in below




If you have lost your password

Click here

 Thursday 24 July

 
Directory
Add your website
aerospace engineering aerospace jobs aerospace services aerospace company aerospace companies airbus a 380 global aerospace 2010
 
Categories
> Administrations
> Aerial Legislation
> Aero & Space Jobs
> Aeroclubs
> Aircraft Broker
> Aircraft Leasing
> Aircraft Manufacturers
> Airlines
> Airports
> Associations
> Bank & Finance
> Business airplanes
> Carriers
> Catering
> Competitiveness Clusters
> Conferences
> Defence
> Design office
> Engine Manufacturers
> Engineering
> Environment
> Events
> Events
> Fuel
> Helicopters
> Innovation
> Journalists
> Machining & Testing
> Major Programs
> Medias
> Miscellaneous
> MRO
> Museums
> Research & Development
> Satellites & Remote sensing
> Satellites & Teledetection
> Services
> Small equipement
> Social
> Space
> Specialized laboratory
> Subcontractors
> Supplier
> Technology
> Tours operators
> Training
> Vendors

News Post a news item

British Airways and Jessica Ennis Welcome


British Airways and Jessica Ennis Welcome the World to British Soil

HARMONDSWORTH, England, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

British Airways has revealed that millions of passengers flying to London Heathrow will be able to see a giant painting on the flight path featuring British World Champion heptathlete Jessica Ennis alongside the words "Welcome to our turf".

The image has been created by British Airways to welcome home Team GB and ParalympicsGB supporters and remind athletes from overseas that only one country has home advantage. It will be visible to passengers in the run up to the Games, including July 16 - the daywhen most of the competing athletes will arrive into London.

Measuring 53 by 75 meters the image is bigger than 15 tennis courts and 193 London buses within its dimensions, and portrays Olympic hopeful Ennis with the Twitter hashtag #HomeAdvantage to generate buzz and capture excitement.

British Airways estimates that it will fly 50,000 ex-pats back to the UK this summer. The airline has also launched a 'Flying Britain Home' campaign offering a quarter of a million pounds worth of flights to Brits that live abroad to fly back for the Games. A further 50 flights to London are available to Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes to bring home their friends and family for an extra boost during the Games.

A proud Jessica Ennis said: "I'm thrilled to be the first face that people will see arriving into the UK for the London 2012 Games. I hope it brings excitement to homecoming Brits, and reminds international athletes that we're ready and prepared. We have the most dedicated fans in the world, who will get behind us every step of the way to give us a home advantage."

The image is located in Thornbury Playing Fields in Hounslow, about three miles from Heathrow. Over 600 litres of red, white and blue weatherproof paint was used, taking two days for painters to complete the artwork on grass. The image will be displayed for five weeks until July 17, 2012.

As official airline partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the airline has supported over 1,500 UK sport athletes and their families from 28 Olympic and 20 Paralympic sports with flights to train and compete abroad. The airline is also the partner of the British Olympic Association, British Paralympic Association, UK Athletics, British Swimming, Disability Swimming, Diving, Synchro and Water Polo teams.

British Airways sponsorship manager, Luisa Fernandez, said: "Whether you're a Brit coming home, or an athlete arriving in for the London 2012 Games, this celebratory message reminds us all of the power of the home crowd and how important it is to get behind Team GB and ParalympicsGB."

During the Games, the airline will host 'Park Live presented by British Airways' at the Olympic Park for fans to come together and get behind our athletes. Already dubbed the 'Hoy Hill' of the Games, it offers a place for fans to go before or after watching an event, or as a destination in itself. The parkland area can accommodate up to 10,000 visitors at any given time and offers giant screens showing the live action, as well as a BA Stage for interviews.

To follow or join the campaign, use #HomeAdvantage on Twitter.

About British Airways:

British Airways plc offers a wide range of worldwide destinations - including holidays in Miami, holidays in Maldives, Barcelona holidays and flights to Florida as well as hotels, car rental with Avis and experiences. Customers can save time and money with ba.com when booking ATOL protected holiday packages, ATOL number is 5985. Passengers are offered added peace of mind to their holiday plans and the security of travelling with British Airways. British Airways plc constantly seeks to exceed customers' expectations, both in terms of the value for money and quality of the service provided.

Press Contact:Sophia AntoniadesWatersidePO Box 365HarmondsworthMiddlesexUB7 0GB+44(0)2087385100http://www.ba.com



Source : British Airways
Bookmark and Share
Aerospace News Post a news item
Select the number of news items: 25 50 75 100 150 200
   Gulf Air Hosts a Media Iftar in Muscat
2014-07-24
   Debate on airspace security guidance needed
2014-07-24
   The A350 XWB embarks on final certification
2014-07-24
    Xiamen Airlines reçoit son 1er Dreamliner
2014-07-24
    ICAO APPLAUDS ADOPTION OF UN SECURITY COUNCIL
2014-07-24
   Boeing Reports Second-Quarter Results
2014-07-23
   Eurofighter submits bid to Denmark
2014-07-23
    S'ENVOLER EN JET PRIVÉ CET ÉTÉ
2014-07-23
   Delta Air Lines Announces June Quarter Profit
2014-07-23
    Gogo Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2014 Financia
2014-07-23
    Flint's Bishop International Airport Authority B
2014-07-23
    Baltia Air Lines Completes Dispatcher Competency
2014-07-23
    Aircastle Announces the Resignation of its Chief
2014-07-23
    Rolta se voit attribuer un Follow-on Award de pl
2014-07-23
    United Airlines' Cargo Customers Can Now Offset
2014-07-23
   Southwest Airlines Flies More Than 350 High Scho
2014-07-23
   NASA Partners Punctuate Summer with Spacecraft D
2014-07-23
   LOT Polish Airlines Chosen As Best Airline For E
2014-07-23
    Insitu Demonstrates Long Endurance Capabilities
2014-07-23
   Hawaiian to Add New Airbus A330-800neo to Fleet
2014-07-23
News archive...News archive...    
Select the number of news items: 25 50 75 100 150 200


Advertising

 
Académie Nationale de l'Air et de l'Espace subscription

Aeromorning - Aeronautics and Space News - A directory of aerospace companies, events, who's who - Independent Aerospace Insights
Pierre Sparaco's Chronicles - Global aerospace 2010 engineering &services - Aerospace company
aerospace engineering, aerospace jobs, aerospace services, aerospace company, aerospace companies, global aerospace 2010