British Airways’ big sell-off: Champagne flutes and trolleys

Published:Monday, 23 Nov 2020 08:11

British Airways’ big sell-off: Champagne flutes and trolleys

Can’t think about what to buy your loved one for Christmas?

How about a British Airways drinks trolley? A First Class cabin bread basket or slippers, perhaps? Or even a hot towel (available cold)?

On Monday, the cash-strapped airline began selling off thousands of items of surplus stock, from champagne flutes to bedding.

Other items include an insulated box from a Boeing 747 kitchen, yours for £75, and serving trays – £10 for five.

The move comes months after BA decided to auction some of its precious artwork hanging in offices and airport lounges, including a £1m-plus work by Bridget Riley.

BA’s profits have evaporated and the airline is making thousands of job cuts because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on air travel