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AIRLINE REVIEW

BRITISH AIRWAYS.

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British Airways is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Waterside, Harmondsworth, near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport. It is the second largest airline in the United Kingdom, based on fleet size and passengers carried, behind easyJet.

 

The Difference

British Airways celebrated its 100th anniversary on 25 August, 2019. The airline can trace its origins back to the birth of civil aviation. Since the world's first schedule air service on August 25, 1919, air travel has changed beyond all recognition.

 

The Classes

PREMIUM ECONOMY. Enjoy an enhanced in-flight experience with World Traveller Plus, our premium economy, offering more privacy, space and comfort in a smaller, secluded cabin.
BUSINESS CLASS. Travel in comfort and style with our range of business services, offering lounge access, delicious meals and drinks, extra space to work or relax, and flat beds on long haul flights.
FIRST CLASS. Experience dedicated service, exceptional comfort and understated British elegance in every stage of your journey, from the moment you book to your final destination. From luxurious lounges to on-board fine dining, we make sure everything meets our meticulous standards.

 

Destinations

London and most major cities in Europe.

 

The Hub

LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT. Heathrow Airport is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom. Heathrow is the second busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic, as well as the busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic, and the seventh busiest airport in the world by total passenger traffic. It is one of six international airports serving London region. In 2019, it handled a record 80.8 million passengers. Heathrow lies 23 km west of Central London.
LONDON GATWICK AIRPORT. Gatwick Airport is a major international airport near Crawley in West Sussex, southeast England, 47.5 km south of Central London. It is the second-busiest airport by total passenger traffic in the UK, after Heathrow Airport. Gatwick is the ninth-busiest airport in Europe. It operates as a single-runway airport, using a main runway with a length of 3,316 m.


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FAST FACTS


NAME

Briitsh Airways

FOUNDED

1974

HUBS

London (Heathrow and Gatwick)

REWARDS POINTS

Executive Club/Avios

PARTNER AIRLINES

Member of Oneworld Alliance.

MEALS

All meals and drinks (including alcohol) are included. Special meals available.

LUGGAGE ALLOWANCE

One piece of checked luggage up to 23 kilograms and one piece of carry on up to 5 kilograms included on all Economy fares. Increased allowances apply for higher classes.




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