New Delhi, 14 February 2017: Keeping up with the spirit of this season of love, British Airways celebrated the Valentine’s Day with its happy customers flying the BA 142 or the #FlightofLove in the wee hours of 14 February.

British Airways greeted all its customers flying the BA142 – synonymous with the date of 14 February – from New Delhi to London Heathrow with heart shaped Valentine’s Day special chocolates. The customers also received a special note from British Airways.

Those travelling with their loved ones or on their way to meet their partners got the exclusive opportunity to win exciting prizes by clicking their pictures and sharing their love stories with #FlightofLove and tagging @British_Airways on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

About British Airways

British Airways’ route network currently serves more than 190 cities in 80 countries. British Airways has been flying to India for over 90 years and currently operates 49 flights a week from London Heathrow to five cities – New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. From October 2015, customers from Delhi became the first at British Airways globally to experience the most technologically advanced Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and the new First cabin.

The airline operates from the award-winning Terminal 5 at London Heathrow, exclusive to British Airways’ and Iberia Airlines’ customers, Terminal 5 is capable of handling 30 million customers a year. In March 2016, Terminal 5 was named by Skytrax as the Best Airport Terminal for the fifth consecutive year, and London Heathrow also won the Best Airport Shopping award.

In October 2016 at the Business Traveller Awards, British Airways was awarded the Best Short-Haul Carrier and its frequent flyer programme, Executive Club was awarded the Best Frequent Flyer Programme for the 11th consecutive year. British Airways’ Concorde Room at London Heathrow Terminal 5 was named Best Airport Lounge. The oneworld alliance, of which British Airways was a founding airline, came in first in the Best Airline Alliance category for the fourth year running.

In February 2016, British Airways won the Consumer Superbrand for the third time in a row, and the Business Superbrand for the second year in a row at the Superbrands 2016 Awards. This is the first time that any company has won both prestigious titles in two consecutive years.