This April, Mount Gay is proud to offer British Airways’ customers a taste of Barbados as they raise a glass to 70 years of flights to and from the island.

Mount Gay is the oldest running rum distillery in the world, established in 1703 and crowning Barbados as the birthplace of rum. Its the sun-kissed shores Barbados welcome travellers from London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports, customers can now savour the taste of the Caribbean with Mount Gay’s exquisite rums served onboard all Barbados bound British Airways flights.

From the luxury of First and Club World (business class), to the comfort of World Traveller Plus (premium economy) and World Traveller (economy), customers can indulge in the rich heritage and exceptional flavours of Mount Gay’s finest blends. Whether it’s the smooth and multi-award-winning XO, or the vibrant eclipse, there’s a Mount Gay rum to suit every palate and elevate the in flight experience. Marking 2024 as the year of milestones, Mount Gay also celebrates over 30 years of its XO rum, the first of its category in the world.

Mount Gay’s Managing Director, Antoine Couvreur, says ”Mount gay’s presence on British Airways flights is a testament to the shared values of quality, heritage, and excellence that both brands represent. As visitors embark on their journey to the birthplace of rum, they can now raise a glass and toast to the occasion with Barbados’ favourite rum, adding a touch of Mount Gay magic and Caribbean charm to their in flight experience.”

Visitors can continue the on board experience on island, as Barbados boasts more than a thousand local rum shops, with Mount Gay served on every corner. Made on an island, by an island, the local Mount Gay team warmly welcomes rum loving visitors from around the world. Mount Gay features a variety of experiences from Signature Tastings, Cocktail workshops, and exclusive behind the scenes tours at the world’s oldest running rum distillery, located in the most northern parish of St Lucy.

Join us as we celebrate 70 years of British Airways flights to Barbados this April, where together we toast to the future, creating memorable moments of togetherness and let the spirit or Barbados take to the skies.

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