British Airways

British Airways

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About British Airways

IATA code BA
ICAO code BAW
Britain headquarters Harmondsworth, United Kingdom
Main operational airport Heathrow Airport
Number of destinations covered by British Airways 183
Most popular destination LHR, RUH, KWI, BAH
Most popular routes RUH - LHR, KWI - LHR, LHR - RUH, LHR - KWI
Year of establishment 1974
Parent company International Airlines Group
Popular fleet  Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Airbus A321-200, Airbus A350-1000, Airbus A380-800, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-300, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Embraer 190 (BA CityFlyer)
Official airline website  britishairways.com

Flying to over 183 of the world's most popular destinations, British Airways is the national carrier of the United Kingdom. Founded in 1974, British Airways operates the country's largest airline fleet of 273 aircraft from the iconic Heathrow Airport in London. And as one of the founding members of the Oneworld alliance, the airline provides connectivity to more than 150 countries and is one of the only airlines to have flights to each of the six major continents. Over the years, the carrier has won several prestigious awards in its stride.

Renowned for its innovative service, exceptional comfort, and warm British hospitality, the airline strives to cater to its passengers' unique requirements and ensure them an unforgettable travel experience. From Economy to Premium Economy, Business to First Class, choose from four distinct travel classes when you book British Airways flights

With a British Airways booking, flyers can also take advantage of an array of services for a seamless journey including British Airways online check-in, and other exclusive benefits.

British Airways online booking can be made on Almosafer.

 

British Airways Recognitions and Awards

Award Year

Award Type

2021

Ranked as the second Best airline in Western Europe by Skytrax

2021

Best Airport Lounge by Business Traveller Awards

2020

Best Travel App by Business Traveller Awards

2019

Best Airline Staff in Europe by Skytrax

2019

Ranked number 19 for the World’s Top 100 Airlines by Skytrax

(Awards & Recognitions)

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British Airways services for Economy Class, Business Class and First Class

Economy Class

  • Seats that adapt ergonomically to body movement
  • Screens with a variety of entertainment options
  • Selection of healthy meals
  • The extensive collection of beverages

Business Class

  • Wider reclining seats
  • Access to a variety of snacks throughout the duration of the flight
  • Selection of hot meals to choose from
  • 10.4-inch screens with a variety of entertainment options

First Class

  • Personal suites with 180 degree reclining seats
  • 15-inch screens with a variety of movies and games
  • The array of hot and cold beverages
  • Dining whenever you prefer
  • Complimentary access to all facilities offered at London Heathrow airport lounge

British Airways Baggage Allowance

  • Depending on the route, the maximum luggage weight for British Airways economy class is 1 or 2 bags weighing no more than 23kg, except on flights to Brazil and Doha.
  • The maximum luggage weight for British Airways economy passengers and premium economy is 2 bags weighing no more than 32kg each, in case flying to Brazil.
  • The maximum luggage weight for British Airways economy passengers is 1 bag weighing no more than 32kg, in case flying to Doha.
  • The maximum luggage weight for British Airways premium economy passengers is 2 bags weighing no more than 23kg each, except on flights to Brazil.
  • The maximum luggage weight for British Airways business and first-class passengers is 3 bags weighing no more than 32kg per piece.
  • The maximum luggage weight for British Airways passengers using club Europe is 2 bags weighing no more than 32kg per piece, in case traveling within Europe.
  • The maximum luggage weight for British Airways passengers using the club world is 3 bags weighing no more than 32kg per piece, in case traveling internationally.
  • Carry-on luggage is only permitted on short direct flights.

British Airways Check-in Information

For passengers with a confirmed e-ticket, online check-in for both domestic and international British Airways flights can be made 1 day before departure.

FAQs for British Airways

  • Does British Airways allow web check-in?

    Yes, British Airways allows web check-in.

  • Does British Airways provide online seat selection?

    Yes, British Airways offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does British Airways service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by British Airways is 445.

  • What is the airline code for British Airways?

    The airline code for British Airways is BA.

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