British Airways is the national flag carrier of the United Kingdom and is considered one of the major airlines all over Europe and the world. It was established in 1974 and is headquartered in London. Heathrow International Airport and Gatwick International Airport are two main operating bases for. It is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and a founding member of One World Alliance
Currently, British Airways covers more than 180 destinations in over 75 countries and owns a fleet of 290 modern aircraft.
In order to expand its destinations, British Airways has signed a number of partnership agreements for shared code with the following airlines:
British Airways provides 4 travel classes
British airways provide First class passengers with high-speed Internet access to stay connected with their family and friends during flights. In-seat power ports are available for charging electronic devices. First class passengers are provided with a travel kit containing personal care facilities and the basic supplies. Besides, the passengers are served complimentary and delicious meals and refreshing beverages at their requested timing.
British Airways owns a fleet of 290 modern aircrafts of different models as follows:
Britishairwaysprovides special services to passengers with special needs. The airline is dedicated to offering physically challenged passengers seamless travel experience enabling them to travel with ease. The special care services on British Airways are subject to a set of regulations that can be reviewed by interested clients during the booking process.
The First and Business class passengers are privileged to have access to the airport waiting for lounges. They can enjoy spending relaxing time in 30 lounges for British Airways around the world and 100 lounges belong to British Airways partners available at international airports worldwide.
The lounges are lavishly prepared for patrons to rest, prepare for upcoming flights, and to follow up their business activities. They are equipped with a variety of cuisines, TV screens, magazines, newspapers, and flight information monitors to display arriving, departing, delayed and canceled the flight.
Passengers can shop during their flights. They can buy the latest goods of duty-free zones at competitive prices and exempt from customs.
British Airways offers easy online booking. The passengers can manage their bookings and check-in through the Internet. They can print their boarding passes for confirmed bookings 24 hours prior to departure to their scheduled flight time.
It was established as a result of the merger of British Overseas Airways and the British European Airways.
British Airways commenced flights using supersonic Concorde airliner. It was considered the fastest aircraft in the world at the time.
privatized and its shares began trading.
British Airways acquires 25 % of stake in Qantas Airways.
British Airways declared a 3 year development plan worth 500 million GBP. The plan aimed at enhancing First class services and Frequent Flyer program among other services.
British Airways established OneWorldAlliance in collaboration with other international airlines.
Ceased its Concorde aircrafts operations bringing this model to an end in its fleet
British Airways and Iberia Airlines singed a merger agreement establishing the second largest airline group in Europe.
British airways became the first airline in Europe to allow passengers use their electronic devices on board aircrafts.