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British Airways

British Airways, often shortened to BA, is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size. When measured by passengers carried, it is second-largest in the United Kingdom behind easyJet. The airline is based in Waterside near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport.

British Airways’ summer 2019 schedule shapes up: Preveza (Greece) and Bastia (Corsica) new destinations

Customers can start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Preveza in Greece and Bastia in Corsica...

The British Competition and Markets Authority investigates the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement (American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Finnair)

The CMA is investigating the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement between American Airlines, members of International Airlines Group (British Airways and Iberia) and Finnair under...

British Airways gives New York JFK Terminal 7 a First class refurbishment

British Airways has officially opened the doors to a luxurious new First lounge at New York’s JFK Terminal 7, to gold cardholders and customers...

British Airways increases frequencies to Nashville

Nashville is the fastest new route to move to a daily service in 10 years Additional two weekly services added on the flight...

British Airways official airline of Team UK for the Invictus Games in Australia

British Airways is proud to announce it will be the official airline partner of Team UK, a 72-strong group of wounded, injured and sick...

​British Airways celebrates 60 years since operating the first jet engine flight across the Atlantic

Sixty years ago, British Airways, then called BOAC - British Overseas Airways Corporation - became the first airline to fly a turbo jet engine...

British Airways to close Hong Kong base, 85 cabin crew members made redundant

For economic reasons, British Airways has decided to close its Hong Kong base. 85 cabin crew members have received a - rather cold -...

British Airways launches Munich flights from London City; extra flights to other cities

British Airways is to launch new three-times-a-day flights from London City Airport to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich next year. The year-round flights, which start on February 16,...

British Airways to launch four weekly flights towards Osaka-Kansai, Japan

British Airways customers are set to soak up Osaka next summer as the airline is launching direct flights to Japan’s second largest city. The...

Air Belgium extends deal with British Airways; operating flights between London Heathrow and Abu Dhabi

Between 3 and 5 September, Air Belgium operated British Airways flights between London Heathrow and Cairo. Between 15 September and 4 October onward, the...

Theft of customer data from British Airways’ website and mobile app: info from 380,000 credit cards stolen

British Airways is investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer data from its website, ba.com and the airline’s mobile app. The...

British Airways partners with Indian domestic airline Vistara

British Airways and Indian domestic carrier, Vistara, have today announced a new partnership that will open up more routes between London and India than...

Freddie for take-off ! A Bohemian Rhapsody baggage handlers tribute

https://youtu.be/oWQ5K4lsucQ Mercury worked as a Heathrow baggage handler before he joined Queen in 1970 British Airways and Heathrow staff will celebrate Freddie For A...

British Airways invests millions of pounds in Club Europe catering

British Airways is making a multi-million-pound investment in its short-haul business class cabin, Club Europe. The spend is part of the airline’s current £4.5bn investment...

Air Belgium to operate a few flights for British Airways between London Heathrow and Cairo

Air Belgium will operate flights for British Airways, Aviation24.be discovered thanks to forum member TLspotting. The airline, currently operating scheduled flights between Brussels South...

British Airways to add more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies at London City Airport

British Airways is celebrating its busiest ever summer at London City Airport with news that more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies will be added to...

Revealed: British Airways’ hottest routes this summer

Destinations from New York to Singapore included in the list of British Airways’ most popular routes in busiest summer on record 37,000 vegan...

British Airways will axe its flights between London Heathrow and Tehran

From 22 September, British Airways will cancel its London Heathrow to Tehran, Iran route as being "not commercially viable". Only two years ago the...

British Airways provides again UK capital connection for Cologne Bonn (to Gatwick)

Announcing the welcome return of British Airways (BA), Cologne Bonn Airport has confirmed the UK flag carrier as its newest and 34th carrier to...

British Airways announces flights to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

British Airways will shortly become the only airline to offer a direct flight from the UK to Pittsburgh. From April 2, 2019, the airline...