British Airways signs deal with Kyle Edmund British Airways Announces Partnership with Tennis Star, Kyle Edmund British Airways has announced a new partnership with tennis star, Kyle Edmund. The 23 year-old who was recently a semi-finalist at the Australian Open, has also today been officially ranked as number one in Britain.The new airline partnership, which will see the player flying with British Airways to many of the major global competitions this year, begins ahead of Edmunds appearance at Wimbledon in June, when many Brits will be hoping to see him do the country proud.Kyle Edmund, said: Theres no better feeling than being able to represent your country. Being able to fly around the world to competitions with British Airways will make me feel as though I have the support of the nation behind me on every journey.It is a special moment for me to become the British number one. Combining the two, this extraordinary partnership and reaching the number one spot in the country, will make me work even harder.Alex Cruz, British Airways Chief Executive, said: Its wonderful to be partnering with young British talent like Kyle and we very much look forward to supporting him on his travels all over the world as he flies the flag for Great Britain. Edmund will take his first flight with British Airways as a new British Airways Ambassador when he travels to Miami for the Miami Open. Please credit attached images to DAVID DYSON.