EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee
Diverse Company Award for Private Sector
British Airways is the UK’s largest international scheduled airline and one of the world’s leading global premium airlines. British Airways has shown great commitment to retaining a diverse workforce to reflect its global brand. Through its wellbeing campaigns, engagement forums, and support networks, it seeks to bring issues of diversity to the foreground of day to-day operations. British Airways engages colleagues on matters of diversity through roadshows, internal publications, and conferences. The Community Investment Team strives to build ties with the local community, prioritising accessibility and diversity. Its Community Learning centre facilitates children of all backgrounds to experience the aviation industry first-hand. The airline also encourages girls to consider careers in aviation, and last year launched a high profile awareness campaign to promote female pilots. British Airways consistently strives to improve diversity which is evident in their outstanding submission.