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A day in the life of a technician

Alastair Cashmore, senior technician

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Flying high! Awards and accolades

Since opening in August 2016, British Airways i360 has been honoured with a number of prestigious awards

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David Marks MBE, “a man who transformed skylines”

The board of Brighton i360 Ltd, which owns and operates British Airways i360, is deeply saddened to announce the death…

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Santa Flights

Ho, ho, ho – Father Christmas really does fly! Book now for some Christmas magic at 450ft

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“It’s unique; just like our city!” Mayor Mo Marsh praises British Airways i360 at anniversary event

The Mayor of Brighton & Hove, Cllr Mo Marsh, led a toast to the first anniversary of British Airways i360 on the evening of Friday 4th August, wishing the attraction “many, many more years to come”.

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On the pod with… Jeremy Burbidge from Ticketmedia

British Airways i360 has partnered with a number of Brighton businesses. We took a flight on the pod with Jeremy Burbidge, Managing Director of Ticketmedia, and asked some quick-fire questions while he enjoyed the view.

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Murmurations in neon: in conversation with Brighton artist, Andy Doig

West Beach Bar & Kitchen plays host to a unique piece of art: a stunning creation using neon lights depicting starling murmurations. The bespoke piece was created by local artist Andy Doig; we asked him a few questions about his work and the story behind the installation.

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On the pod with…Richard Pollins

British Airways i360 has partnered with a number of local businesses. We took a flight on the pod with Richard Pollins, Managing Partner of DMH Stallard, and asked him some quick-fire questions while he enjoyed the view.

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On the pod with… Simon O’Hare from Curve IT

British Airways i360 has partnered with a number of Brighton businesses. We took a flight on the pod with Simon O’Hare, Managing Director of Curve IT, and asked some quick-fire questions while he enjoyed the view.

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12 reasons why children love British Airways i360

They can fly like a seagull, learn engineering facts and feast on a Brightonbockerglory afterwards; whether they’re toddlers or teens, young people love British Airways i360 for all sorts of reasons

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British Airways i360 flying high with multiple awards for design and innovation

Marks Barfield Architects and the team here in Brighton have been celebrating after British Airways i360 won four awards in May 2017; including ‘Project of the Year’ at the 2017 South East RICS Awards.

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Mayor of Brighton & Hove officially opens new exhibition

The Mayor of Brighton & Hove, Cllr Pete West, officially opened our new construction exhibition on Tuesday 2 May, 2017

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On the pod with….Richard Skerritt from Skerritts Consultants

British Airways i360 has partnered with a number of local businesses. We took a flight on the pod with Richard Skerritt, Managing Director of Skerritts Consultants, and asked him some quick-fire questions while he enjoyed the view.

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On the pod with…Geoff Dagwell

British Airways i360 has partnered with a number of local businesses. We took a flight on the pod with Geoff Dagwell, CEO of L&S Printing, and asked him some quick-fire questions while he enjoyed the view.

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A new exhibition: ‘British Airways i360: How it was Built’

An exhibition of photography and film charting the construction of British Airways i360, the world’s tallest moving observation tower, is now open in the beach building

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Food and Ale Pairing evening in the Belle Vue restaurant with Harvey’s Brewery

Celebrate English Tourism Week with a special evening in the Belle Vue restaurant on Thursday 30 March with Harvey’s Brewery, tasting delicious hearty dishes prepared using local ingredients and served with complementing hand-crafted ales.  

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On the pod with…. Noel Preston from Preston Insurance Brokers

British Airways i360 has partnered with a number of Brighton businesses. We took a flight on the pod with Noel Preston, founder of Preston Insurance Brokers, and asked some quick-fire questions while he enjoyed the view

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One year ago today: The pod was completed

Time flies! A year ago today, the last handmade piece of Italian glass was fitted to complete our 360-degree pod. Each individual piece was flown over from the French Alps and constructed here in just over a week. 

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