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About

British Airways is the national airline of the United Kingdom and the largest full-service airline in the United Kingdom-based on destinations and passengers served. In terms of passengers carried, it's the second-largest airline in the United Kingdom (behind easyJet) but is the dominant airline for long-haul flights flying from the UK. 

The airline is based at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and flies to over 200 destinations worldwide. While the airline mainly on intercontinental flights, it also has a strong route network in Europe and domestic route network within the UK.

 


Fleet

The British Airways fleet includes a mix of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. This includes:

  • Airbus A318-100
  • A319-100
  • Airbus A320-200
  • Airbus A320neo
  • Airbus A321-200
  • Airbus A3210neo
  • Airbus A350-1000
  • Airbus A380-800
  • Boeing 747-400
  • Boeing 777-200
  • Boeing 777-200ER
  • Boeing 777-300ER
  • Boeing 777-9
  • Boeing 787-8
  • Boeing 787-9
  • Boeing 787-10

Overall, the airline has more than 250 aircraft within its fleet.

 


Destinations

 

Domestic Destinations

CITY AIRPORT
Aberdeen Aberdeen Airport (ABZ)
Belfast George Best Belfast City Airport (BFS)
Edinburgh Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Glasgow Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Inverness Inverness Airport (INV)
Leeds Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)
London London City Airport (LCY)
Manchester Manchester Airport (MAN)
Newcastle Newcastle Airport (NCL)

 

International Destinations

COUNTRY CITY AIRPORT
Albania Tirana Tirana International Airport (TIA)
Algeria Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG)
Antigua and Barbuda St. John's V.C Bird International Airport (ANU)
Argentina Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
Australia Sydney Sydney Airport (SYD)
Austria Innsbruck Innsbruck Airport (INN)
Salzburg Salzburg Airport (SZG)
Vienna Vienna International Airport (VIE)
Bahamas Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS)
Bahrain Manama Bahrain International Airport (BAH)
Barbados Bridgetown Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI)
Belgium Brussels Airport Brussels Airport (BRU)
Bermuda Hamilton L.F. Wade International Airport (BDA)
Brazil Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro–Galeāo International Airport (GIG)
Sāo Paulo Sāo Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport (GRU)
Bulgaria Sofia Sofia Airport (SOF)
Canada Calgary Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Montreal Montreal–Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport (YUL)
Toronto Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
Vancouver Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Cayman Islands George Town Owen Roberts International Airport (GGT)
Chile Santiago Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL)
China Beijing Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX)
Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)
Shanghai Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)
Costa Rica San José Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJU)
Croatia Dubrovnik Dubrovnik Airport (DBV)
Pula Pula Airport (PUL)
Zagreb Zagreb Airport (ZAG)
Cyprus Larnaca Larnaca International Airport (LCA)
Paphos Paphos International Airport (PFO)
Czech Republic Prague Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)
Denmark Billund Billund Airport (BLL)
Copenhagen Copenhagen Airport (CPH)
Dominican Republic Punta Cana Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)
Egypt Cairo Cairo International Airport (CAI)
Finland Helsinki Helsinki Airport (HEL)
France Bordeaux Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport (BOD)
Chambéry Chambéry Airport (CMF)
Figari Figari–Sud Corse Airport (FSC)
Grenoble Grenoble Alpes–Isère Airport (GNB)
Limoges Limoges – Bellegarde Airport (LIG)
Lyon Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS)
Marseille Marseille Provence Airport (MRS)
Montpellier Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL)
Nantes Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE)
Nice Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE)
Paris Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
Toulouse Toulouse–Blagnac Airport (TLS)
Germany Berlin Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL)
Cologne Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)
Düsseldorf Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)
Frankfurt Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
Friedrichshafen Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH)
Hamburg Hamburg Airport (HAM)
Hanover Hannover Airport (HAJ)
Munich Munich Airport (MUC)
Stuttgart Stuttgart Airport (STR)
Ghana Accra Kotoka International Airport (ACC)
Gilbraltar Gilbraltar Gibraltar International Airport (GIB)
Greece Athens Athens International Airport (ATH)
Chania Chania International Airport (CHQ)
Kalamata Kalamata International Airport (KLX)
Kefalonia Kefalonia International Airport (EFL)
Mykonos Mykonos Airport (JMK)
Santorini Santorini International Airport (JTR)
Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Airport (SKG)
Zakynthos Zakynthos International Airport (ZTH)
Grenada St.George Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND)
Hungary Budapest Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
Iceland Reykjavík Keflavík International Airport (KEF)
India Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport (BLR)
Chennai Chennai International Airport (MAA)
Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD)
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM)
Ireland Dublin Dublin Airport (DUB)
Israel Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV)
Italy Bari Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport (BRI)
Bergamo Orio al Serio International Airport (BGY)
Bologna Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ)
Brindisi Brindisi Airport (BDS)
Cagliari Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG)
Catania Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)
Genoa Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA)
Milan Milan Linate Airport (LIN)
Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
Naples Naples International Airport (NAP)
Palermo Falcone Borsellino Airport (PMO)
Pisa Pisa International Airport (PSA)
Rome Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
Turin Turin Airport (TRN)
Venice Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
Verona Verona Airport (VRN)
Jamaica Kingston Norman Manley International Airport (KIN)
Japan Osaka Kansai International Airport (KIX)
Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND)
Narita International Airport (NRT)
Jersey Jersey Jersey Airport (JER)
Jordan Amman Queen Alia International Airport (AMM)
Kenya Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)
Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwait International Airport (KWI)
Lebanon Beirut Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY)
Luxembourg Luxembourg City Luxembourg Airport (LUX)
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpor Inernational Airport (KUL)
Maldives Malé Velana International Airport (MLE)
Malta Valletta Malta International Airport (MLA)
Mauritius Mahébourgh Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)
Mexico Cancún Cancún International Airport (CUN)
Mexico City Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Morocco Marrakech Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK)
Netherlands Amsterdam Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
Rotterdam Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM)
Nigeria Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV)
Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)
Norway Oslo Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL)
Oman Muscat Muscat International Airport (MCT)
Pakistan Islamabad Islamabad International Airport (ISB)
Peru Lima Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM)
Poland Kraków Kraków John Paul II International Airport (KRK)
Warsaw Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW)
Portugal Faro Faro Airport (FAO)
Funchal Madeira Airport (FNC)
Lisbon Lisbon Airport (LIS)
Porto Porto Airport (OPO)
Qatar Doha Hamad International Airport (DOH)
Romania Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP)
Russia Moscow Domodedovo International Airport (DME)
Moscow Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO)
Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (SKB)
Saint Lucia Vieux Fort Hewanorra International Airport (UVF)
Saudi Arabia Dammam King Fahd International Airport (DMM)
Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)
Riyadh King Khalid International Airport (RUH)
Seychelles Mahé Seychelles International Airport (SEZ)
Singapore Singapore Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)
South Africa Cape Town Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR)
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
South Korea Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Spain Alicante Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC)
Barcelona Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN)
Bilbao Bilbao Airport (BIO)
Ibiza Ibiza Airport (IBZ)
Lanzarote Lanzarote Airport (ACE)
Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport (LPA)
Madrid Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD)
Málaga Airport Málaga Airport (AGP)
Menorca Menorca Airport (MAH)
Palma de Mallorca Palma de Mallorca (PMI)
Tenerife Tenerife South Airport (TFS)
Valencia Valencia Airport (VLC)
Sweden Gothenburg Gothenburg Landvetter Airport (GOT)
Stockholm Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN)
Switzerland Geneva Geneva Airport (GVA)
Zürich Zürich Airport (ZRH)
Switzerland
France
Germany
Basel
Mulhouse
Freiburg
EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL, MLH, EAP)
Thailand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain Piarco International Airport (POS)
Scarborough Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson International Airport (TAB)
Tunisia Tunis Tunis–Carthage International Airport (TUN)
Turkey Antalya (begins 30th April 2020) Antalya Airport (AYT)
Bodrum Milas–Bodrum Airport (BJV)
Dalaman Dalaman Airport (DLM)
Istanbul Istanbul Airport (ISL)
Turks and Caicos Islands Providenciales Providenciales International Airport (PLS)
UAE Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
Dubai Dubai International Airport (DXB)
United States Atlanta Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
Austin Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Baltimore Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI)
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
Charleston Charleston International Airport (CHS)
Chicago Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
Dallas Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
Denver Denver International Airport (DEN)
Houston George Bush Intercontinetal Airport (IAH)
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS)
Los Angeles Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Miami Miami International Airport (MIA)
Nashville Nashville International Airport (BNA)
New Orleans Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
Newark Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
New York City John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Orlando Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Philadelphia Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
Phoenix Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
San Diego San Diego International Airport (SAN)
San Francisco San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
San Jose San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Seattle Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
Tampa Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Washington D.C. Washington Dulles International Airport (WAS)

 


Route Map

british airways route map

 


Baggage

Carry-On Baggage

Passengers are given one item of free carry-on baggage and one free small personal item.

The free carry-on bag cannot exceed 23 kg in weight or 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (22" x 17.7" x 9.8") in dimensions.

The free small personal item cannot exceed 23 kg in weight or 40 cm x 15 cm x 30 cm (15.7" x 5.9" x 11.8") in dimensions.

 

Checked Baggage

Passengers free checked baggage allowance will depend on the cabin class that the passenger is flying in. The table below details the free checked baggage allowance of each cabin class:

ECONOMY CLASS PREMIUM ECONOMY BUSINESS CLASS FIRST CLASS
1 or 2 pieces of free checked baggage with a maximum weight of 23–32 kg, depending on the route flown. 2 pieces of free checked baggage with a maximum weight of 23 kg per bag on all flights. 2 pieces of free checked baggage with a maximum weight of 32 kg per bag on all flights. 3 items of free checked baggage with a maximum weight of 32 kg per bag on all flights.

 


Check-In

Online Check-In

Passengers can check-in online for their flight on the British Airways online check-in page. Online check-in opens 24 hours before scheduled flight departure time.

Airport Check-In

Passengers that can't check-in online or are unable to check-in online can check-in at the airport. This can be done by visiting one of the airport check-in desks with the relevant travel documents. Airport check-in closing times differ depending on the airport of departure.

AIRPORTS CHECK-IN CLOSING TIME
(BEFORE FLIGHT DEPARTURE)
London Heathrow (LHR) Long-haul: 60 minutes
Short-haul: 45 minutes
London Gatwick (LGW) Long-haul: 60 minutes
Short-haul: 45 minutes
London City (LCY) 20 minutes for all flights
London Stansted (STN) 45 minutes for all flights
All other UK airports 45 minutes for all flights
Paris Orly (ORY) 45 minutes for all flights
Short-haul European airports Flights from AMS, BCN, IST, LIS, MAD, LIN, MXP, PMI, FRA:
60 minutes
All other flights: 45 minutes
Long-haul international flights Flights from Jeddah (JED): 90 minutes
All other flights: 60 minutes

 


Economy Class

British Airways Economy Class is differs depending on whether the flights are short-haul or long-haul.

Euro Traveller

Euro Traveller is Economy Class for flights within Europe and UK. It offers a comfortable cabin with leather seats, adjustable headrests, complimentary newspapers and LED mood lighting.

Euro Traveller is split into three different fare structures:

Basic —this includes an allocated seat and hand baggage. With this fare, you can add a checked bag for a fee or choose a seat.

Plus — Plus fare allows passengers to choose their seat for free 48 hours before departure, request flight changes on the departure date for free and a greater checked baggage allowance.

Plus Flex — Plus Flex is a suitable fare provides flexibility on ticket changes and allows passengers to choose where a seat up to an hour before the flight.

 

World Traveller

World Traveller is Economy Class for long-haul flights. Onboard a wide body plane, it offers a comfortable and spacious cabin with leather reclinable seats, complimentary meals and drinks, a personal entertainment system on all fares.

World Traveller is split into two fares:

Basic — includes carry-on baggage and a pre-allocated seat, perfect for light travel with no-frills.

Standard — includes checked baggage, seat selection and allows passengers to board earlier than the Basic fare.

 

Seats

Seats on British Airways flights are set out in a 3 x 3 x 3 configuration on long-haul flights and a 3 x 3 configuration on short-haul flights. Seats offer between 29–31" of pitch and 17" of width.

 


Premium Economy

Premium Economy Facilities

The British Airways Premium Economy Service is called World Traveller Plus and is only available on medium-haul and long-haul flights.

Passengers receive a quilt and cushion and can enjoy great in-flight entertainment with a selection of movies and films. Passengers can enjoy the same great menu that's in Economy Class but with alcoholic cocktails and mocktails added to the Premium Economy bar menu. Each passenger is given an amenity kit, which uses materials created from recycled plastic bottles. The kits include eyeshade, socks, pen, toothbrush, toothpaste and lip balm from Scaramouche & Fandango.

What Are Premium Economy Seats Like?

The service offers passengers increased reclination on seats, personal in-seat power sockets and a larger in-flight entertainment screen.

The seats in British Airways Premium Economy are approximately 18.5 inches in width and recline to a 38-inch pitch.

 


Business Class

British Airways Business Class service provides passengers with an excellent range of services to ensure they have the most enjoyable flight possible. The facilities offered onboard depend on whether the flight is long-haul or short-haul. For long-haul flights "Club World" flights passengers will be able to enjoy the best night's sleep possible onboard their BA flights. Passengers flying within Europe on "Club Europe" BA flights are guaranteed more comfort on board to help them relax on their European flight.

Business Class Facilities

BA's Club World passengers can expect three-course meals to suit every taste as well as a range of expertly chosen Old and New World wines. Each passenger's seat is equipped with a personal 10.4in flat screen so you never spend a moment bored on your flight. For Business Club Europe passengers, delicious meal options will be crafted to match the length of your flight.

What Are Business Class Seats Like?

Club World British Airways seats give personal space to stretch out in privacy and comfort. At night, seats will convert into a 183cm (72") fully flatbed. Passengers flying between London and New York on BA's Club World London City flights will be able to get the rest they need on board with a seat that converts into a fully flatbed. Power supplies are fitted to every seat to allow passengers to charge their electronic devices in-flight. Passengers in the airline's Club Europe cabin sit on contoured leather seats with 76.2cm (30") legroom and fully movable headrests.

 


First Class

First Class is the most luxurious of the British Airways travel classes. From a personal stylish suite to exclusive spa treatments and world-class meals, First Class ensures that passengers arrive at their destination in style. First Class is only available on long-haul flights.

First Class Facilities

Passengers flying from LHR and JFK are given access to The Concorde Room, BA's most luxurious departure lounge. The lounge offers passengers total intimacy with a private cabin and full waiter service.

In-flight, passengers can enjoy their own private suite and a fine-dining experience with crockery, cutlery and glassware. Passengers are also provided with soft cotton sleepwear and can pamper themselves with the airline's luxury Aromatherapy Associates products and Liberty of London amenity kit.

What Are First Class Seats Like?

British Airways First Class seats recline into a fully-flat bed with a luxurious quilted mattress, crisp white cotton duvet and pillows. Each seat gives 78" of pitch, 22" of width and has a power supply to allow passengers to charge their personal electronic devices.

 


In-Flight Entertainment

BA's in-flight entertainment is available on all long-haul international flights and offers a range of TVs, movies, music and games.

TV

The TV shows on offer with British Airways are constantly being updated, but the airline currently offers a range of documentaries, BBC dramas, cartoons and sitcoms.

Movies

Offering action packed blockbusters as well as thought-provoking thrillers, British Airways has a excellent selection of films to suit every taste. As well as British films, the airline also shows a number of Hollywood movies.

 


WIFI

British Airways high-speed WIFI is powered by .air, which allows passengers to browse the web with Chrome, Safari 1E11 and Edge.

British Airways WIFI allows you to choose from two different packages:

  • The 'browse package', which allows you to browse the web, access to your emails, and access to instant messaging.
  • The 'stream package', which allows you access to everything above plus gives the ability to stream music and videos

WIFI Prices

British Airways WIFI pricing starts at £4.99 GBP.

 


Food

Meal Options

British Airways offer a variety of meals and snacks on board their flights, depending on the route and class flying.

Passengers travelling short-haul in Economy are offered food provided by Marks & Spencer to purchase , including sandwiches and sweet and savoury snacks. Passengers travelling short-haul in Premium Economy or Business are given complimentary meals based on the length of the flight as part of the Club Europe service.

Passengers travelling long-haul flights are offered complimentary food on all flights, with breakfast in the morning and a meal for either lunch or dinner and afternoon tea provided on select flights. All passengers are offered complimentary snacks and drinks in addition to this. Prior to the flight, passengers can check their booking to see what special meals can be reserved, purchased or upgraded to. This must be done between 30 days and 24 hours before flying.

 

Special Dietary Requirements

British Airways offer special meals for their flights for passengers who request them prior to flying. These meals must be ordered at least 24 hours before scheduled departure time, except for Kosher meals on flights departing from London Gatwick (LGW) which must be ordered at least 48 hours prior to departure. These are all the meal types that British Airways offer:

 

Drinks & Alcohol

British Airways offer a full drinks service, including alcoholic beverages, on most of their flights. These are available to purchase in any class, but long-haul flights will include a complimentary drink with their meal.

 


Frequent Flyer

British Airways' tiered loyalty programme, Executive Club, gives passengers access to special lounges and dedicated 'fast' queues. Passengers can collect Avios (points) every time that they fly with British Airways or purchase from one of its partners. The more Avios earned, the higher the level of membership passengers are awarded. The higher the level of membership, the more benefits passengers will receive.

Passengers can also use Avios to purchase or upgrade their flight on any British Airways flight or any member of the Oneworld alliance.

 


Airline Alliance

Oneworld

British Airways is a founding member of the world's third-biggest airline alliance, the Oneworld alliance. British Airways works closely with its Oneworld partner airlines to offer passengers a range of benefits for each airline. BA has a series of interline agreements with airline's within Oneworld that allows its passengers to fly to destinations beyond Britsh Airway's route network.

These are all the members of the Oneworld alliance:

This includes:

 


British Airways Codeshares

British Airways codeshares with the following airlines:

Aer Lingus

Air Berlin

airBaltic

American Airlines

Bangkok Airways

Cathay Pacific

China Eastern

Finnair

Flybe

Iberia

Japan Airlines

LATAM Brasil

LATAM Chile

Qantas

Qatar Airways

Royal Jordanian

S7 Airlines

TAAG Angola Airlines

Vueling


Hub Airport

London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is a major international airport in west London, England. Heathrow and is the hub airport for British Airways.

By passenger traffic, London Heathrow is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom, the busiest airport in Europe and within the top 10 busiest airports in the world. In 2018, it handled a record 80.1 million passengers. 

Currently, British Airways is the only airline that fly to/from London Heathrow include Virgin Atlantic, Flybe, United Airlines, KLM, Air Canada and more. 

London Heathrow has a massive duty free sections and lots of other shops both landside and airside. London Heathrow was featured on our blog as one of the best places in the world for airport shopping.

london heathrow airport

Credit: Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz on Wikimedia Commons

 


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