Amelia the Trunki launches with British Airways
Little globetrotters can now ride through the airport in style and comfort on a suitcase created especially for the UK’s number one airline, British Airways. Trunki, a brand famous for ride-on kids’ luggage and travel accessories, has launched its adorable BA Trunki: Amelia the Aeroplane.
More than 600 British Airways colleagues voted for the name. Not only is Amelia the number one girl’s name in the UK, but it also reflects a moving milestone in aviation history, when Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1932.
Created to make travel fun for children and easy for parents, the sky-blue suitcase features BA mascots Peggy and Leon soaring through the clouds on a BA plane. The design is based on British Airways’ much-loved children’s brand, Skyflyers, known for these cute adventurers who hop out of the coat of arms at every destination. When they’re ready to return home, they hitch a ride on the nearest plane – in this case, the BA Trunki.
Whether your budding jetsetter is more like Leon (cheeky and charming) or Peggy (curious and inquisitive), they’ll love sitting and scooting on this clever new carry-on – or getting pulled along if they become tired. Like all Trunki ride-on luggage, this new offering has wheels, an 18-litre capacity, a comfy saddle, secure lockable catches, a soft rubber trim, an internal pocket, a teddy bear seatbelt and a five-year guarantee.
Creator and CEO of Trunki Rob Law says, “We were thrilled to be able to partner with British Airways and create a bespoke Trunki for young flyers and British Airways enthusiasts alike. Each case is manufactured at our UK factory in Plymouth, and we look forward to a long and fruitful partnership. It’s a positive return from the pandemic!”
British Airways’ Head of Brand and Marketing Hamish McVey says, “We love seeing children travelling around the airport on or with a Trunki, so we are really pleased to be partnering with the brand to create an aviation-inspired case. We can’t wait to see our smallest travellers take to the skies with their new luggage this summer.”
If there’s anything that frequent family fliers know, it’s the importance of owning the right luggage, especially for their little ones. Get your own BA Trunki (RRP £45) here.
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