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British Airways Information

IATA
BA
ICAO
BAW
SHT
XMS
Callsign
SPEEDBIRD
SHUTTLE
SANTA
Founded 31 March 1974
(after BOAC & BEA merger)
Hubs
  • London Gatwick Airport
  • London Heathrow Airport
Frequent flyer program
  • Executive Club
  • Premier (Invite Only)
Member lounge
  • Concorde Room
  • Galleries First
  • Galleries Club
  • Galleries Arrivals
  • First Lounge
  • Terraces Lounge
  • Executive Club Lounge
Alliance Oneworld
Fleet size 234 (+51 orders) excl.subsidiaries
Destinations 150 excl.subsidiaries and code-shares
Company slogan Upgrade to
Headquarters Waterside, Harmondsworth, London Borough of Hillingdon, England
Key people Willie Walsh (MD)
Revenue GB£8,992,000,000 (2009)
Website ba.com

British Airways History

British Airways is one of the world’s largest international airlines and is the national carrier of European airlines and member of royal family in United Kingdom. It is located at two main operating bases, one at London Heathrow Airport and secondary base at London Gatwick Airport. It is the subsidiary of IAG (International Consolidated Airlines Group), using fleet of about 240 aircrafts consisting mainly of Airbus and Boeing Aircrafts and franchises with Sun Air (Turkey) and Comair (South Africa). It serves more than 40 million passengers annually to Europe, North America, Latin America, Canada, Africa, Asia and Australia. It flies passenger and cargo flights to about 75 countries and more than 150 destinations from the two main hubs.

This airline has a workforce of more than 50,000 people, the majority of whom are located in the base stations and other staffing offices in hub and regional airports around the globe. With the joint business agreements and code sharing relationships with AMR’S American airlines and members of One-world alliance, it serves flights to an extended network of 400 destinations.

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British Airways Financial Report

Year Ended Passengers Flown  Turnover (£m)  Profit/Loss Before Tax (£m)  Net Profit/Loss (£m)  Basic EPS (p) 
31 March 2009 33,117,000 8,992 (401) (358) (32.6)
31 March 2008 33,161,000 8,753 883 696 59.0
31 March 2007 33,068,000 8,492 611 438 25.5
31 March 2006 (Restated)* 32,432,000 8,213 616 464 40.4
31 March 2006 35,634,000 8,515 620 467 40.4
31 March 2005 35,717,000 7,772 513 392 35.2
31 March 2004 36,103,000 7,560 230 130 12.1
31 March 2003 38,019,000 7,688 135 72 6.7
31 March 2002 40,004,000 8,340 (200) (142) (13.2)
31 March 2001 36,221,000 9,278 150 114 10.5
31 March 2000 36,346,000 8,940 5 (21) (2.0)
31 March 1999 37,090,000 8,915 225 206 19.5
31 March 1998 34,377,000 8,642 580 460 44.7
31 March 1997 33,440,000 8,359 640 553 55.7
31 March 1996 32,272,000 7,760 585 473 49.4
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British Airways Destinations

British Airways Destinations in Africa

East Africa

  • Kenya
    • Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Mauritius
    • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
  • Tanzania
    • Dar es Salaam - Julius Nyerere International Airport
  • Uganda
    • Kampala - Entebbe International Airport

North Africa

  • Algeria
    • Algiers - Houari Boumedienne Airport
  • Egypt
    • Cairo - Cairo International Airport
    • Sharm el-Sheikh - Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport
  • Libya
    • Tripoli - Tripoli International Airport
  • Tunisia
    • Tunis - Tunis-Carthage International Airport

Southern Africa

  • Angola
    • Luanda - Quatro de Fevereiro Airport
  • South Africa
    • Cape Town - Cape Town International Airport
    • Johannesburg - OR Tambo International Airport
  • Zambia
    • Lusaka - Lusaka International Airport

West Africa

  • Ghana
    • Accra - Kotoka International Airport
  • Nigeria
    • Abuja - Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
    • Lagos - Murtala Mohammed International Airport
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British Airways Destinations in Americas

Caribbean

  • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Antigua - VC Bird International Airport
  • Bahamas
    • Nassau - Lynden Pindling International Airport
  • Barbados
    • Grantley Adams International Airport
  • Cayman Islands
    • Georgetown - Owen Roberts International Airport
  • Dominican Republic
    • Punta Cana - Punta Cana International Airport
  • Grenada
    • Grenada - Maurice Bishop International Airport
  • Jamaica
    • Kingston - Norman Manley International Airport
    • Montego Bay - Sangster International Airport
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
    • Saint Kitts - Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport
  • Saint Lucia
    • Vieux-Fort - Hewanorra International Airport
  • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Port of Spain - Piarco International Airport
    • Tobago - Crown Point Airport
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
    • Providenciales - Providenciales Airport

North America

  • Bermuda
    • Ferry Reach - L.F. Wade International Airport
  • Canada
    • Calgary - Calgary International Airport
    • Montréal - Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
    • Toronto - Toronto Pearson International Airport
    • Vancouver - Vancouver International Airport
  • Mexico
    • Mexico City - Mexico City International Airport
  • United States
    • Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
    • Baltimore - Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
    • Boston - Logan International Airport
    • Chicago - O'Hare International Airport
    • Dallas - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
    • Denver - Denver International Airport
    • Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    • Las Vegas - McCarran International Airport
    • Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport
    • Miami - Miami International Airport
    • Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport
    • New York City - John F. Kennedy International Airport
    • Orlando - Orlando International Airport
    • Philadelphia - Philadelphia International Airport
    • Phoenix - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
    • San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport
    • Seattle - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    • Tampa - Tampa International Airport
    • Washington, D.C. - Washington Dulles International Airport
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South America

  • Argentina
    • Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini International Airport
  • Brazil
    • Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport
    • São Paulo - São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport

British Airways Destinations in Asia

East Asia

  • China
    • Beijing - Beijing Capital International Airport
    • Hong Kong - Hong Kong International Airport
    • Shanghai - Shanghai Pudong International Airport
  • Japan
    • Tokyo - Narita International Airport

South Asia

  • India
    • Bangalore - Bengaluru International Airport
    • Chennai - Chennai International Airport
    • Delhi - Indira Gandhi International Airport
    • Hyderabad - Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
    • Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
  • Maldives
    • Malé - Malé International Airport

Southeast Asia

  • Singapore
    • Singapore Changi Airport
  • Thailand
    • Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi Airport

Southwest Asia

  • Bahrain
    • Bahrain International Airport
  • Cyprus
    • Larnaca - Larnaca International Airport
    • Paphos - Paphos International Airport
  • Israel
    • Tel Aviv - Ben Gurion International Airport
  • Kuwait
    • Kuwait International Airport
  • Oman
    • Muscat - Muscat International Airport
  • Qatar
    • Doha - Doha International Airport
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Dammam - King Fahad International Airport Cargo Only
    • Jeddah - King Abdulaziz International Airport
    • Riyadh - King Khalid International Airport
  • Turkey
    • Antalya - Antalya Airport
    • Istanbul - Atatürk International Airport
    • İzmir - Adnan Menderes Airport
  • United Arab Emirates
    • Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi International Airport
    • Dubai - Dubai International Airport
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British Airways Destinations in Europe

  • Albania
    • Tirana - Nënë Tereza Airport
  • Austria
    • Innsbruck - Innsbruck Airport [seasonal]
    • Salzburg - Salzburg Airport
    • Vienna - Vienna International Airport
  • Belgium
    • Brussels - Brussels Airport
  • Bulgaria
    • Sofia - Sofia Airport
    • Varna - Varna Airport
  • Croatia
    • Dubrovnik - Dubrovnik Airport
  • Czech Republic
    • Prague - Ruzyně Airport
  • Denmark
    • Copenhagen - Copenhagen Airport
  • Finland
    • Helsinki - Helsinki-Vantaa Airport
  • France
    • Bordeaux - Mérignac Airport
    • Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
    • Marseille - Provence Airport
    • Mulhouse - EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
    • Nice - Côte d'Azur Airport
    • Paris - Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
    • Toulouse - Blagnac Airport
  • Germany
    • Berlin - Berlin Tegel Airport
    • Düsseldorf - Düsseldorf Airport
    • Frankfurt - Frankfurt Airport
    • Hamburg - Hamburg Airport
    • Munich - Munich Airport
    • Stuttgart - Stuttgart Airport
  • Gibraltar
    • Gibraltar - North Front Airport
  • Greece
    • Athens - Athens International Airport
    • Thessaloniki - Macedonia Airport
  • Hungary
    • Budapest - Budapest Ferihegy International Airport
  • Italy
    • Bologna - Bologna Airport
    • Bari - Palese Airport [seasonal]
    • Cagliari - Elmas Airport [seasonal]
    • Catania - Fontanarossa Airport
    • Genoa - Cristoforo Colombo Airport
    • Milan
      • Malpensa Airport
      • Linate Airport
    • Naples - Capodichino Airport
    • Pisa - Galileo Galilei Airport
    • Rome - Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport
    • Turin - Caselle Airport
    • Venice - Venice Marco Polo Airport
    • Verona - Verona Airport
  • Luxembourg
    • Findel Airport
  • Netherlands
    • Amsterdam - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • Norway
    • Oslo - Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
  • Poland
    • Warsaw - Frederic Chopin Airport
  • Portugal
    • Faro - Faro Airport
    • Lisbon - Portela Airport
  • Romania
    • Bucharest - Henri Coanda International Airport
  • Russia
    • Moscow - Domodedovo International Airport
    • Saint Petersburg - Pulkovo Airport
  • Serbia
    • Belgrade - Nikola Tesla Airport
    • Priština - Priština International Airport
  • Spain
    • Barcelona - Barcelona Airport
    • Madrid - Barajas Airport
    • Málaga - Málaga Airport
  • Sweden
    • Stockholm - Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
  • Switzerland
    • Geneva - Geneva International Airport
    • Zürich - Zürich Airport
  • Ukraine
    • Kiev - Boryspil International Airport
  • United Kingdom
    • Channel Islands
      • Jersey - Jersey Airport
    • England
      • London
        • London City Airport
        • London Gatwick Airport Hub
        • London Heathrow Airport Hub
      • Manchester - Manchester Airport
      • Newcastle upon Tyne - Newcastle Airport
    • Scotland
      • Aberdeen - Aberdeen Airport
      • Edinburgh - Edinburgh Airport
      • Glasgow - Glasgow International Airport

British Airways Destinations in Oceania

  • Australia
    • Sydney - Sydney Airport
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British Airways Terminated Destinations

Africa

  • East Africa
    • Seychelles - Mahe
    • Tanzania - Arusha
  • North Africa
    • Algeria - Hassi Messaoud
    • Egypt - Alexandria, Luxor
    • Morocco - Agadir, Casablanca, Fez, Marrakech, Rabat, Tangier
    • Sudan - Khartoum
  • Southern Africa
    • Botswana - Gaborone
    • Malawi - Blantyre, Lilongwe
    • Mozambique - Maputo
    • South Africa - Durban
    • Zimbabwe - Harare
  • West Africa
    • Côte d'Ivoire - Abidjan
    • Gambia - Banjul
    • Liberia - Monrovia
    • Nigeria - Kano
    • Senegal - Dakar
    • Sierra Leone - Freetown

Americas

  • Caribbean
    • Bahamas - Freeport
    • Costa Rica - San José de Costa Rica
    • Dominican Republic - Santo Domingo
    • Cuba - Havana
    • Panama - Panama City
    • Puerto Rico - San Juan
  • North America
    • Mexico - Cancún
    • United States - Anchorage, Charlotte, Detroit, Honolulu, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, San Diego
  • South America
    • Chile - Santiago de Chile
    • Colombia - Bogotá
    • Guyana - Georgetown
    • Perú - Lima
    • Venezuela - Caracas
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Asia

  • Central Asia
    • Kazakhstan - Almaty
    • Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek
    • Uzbekistan - Tashkent
  • East Asia
    • Japan - Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka
    • South Korea - Seoul
    • Taiwan - Taipei
  • Southeast Asia
    • Brunei - Bandar Seri Begawan
    • Indonesia - Jakarta
    • Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
    • Philippines - Manila
    • Vietnam - Saigon
  • South Asia
    • Bangladesh - Dhaka
    • India - Kolkata
    • Pakistan - Islamabad, Karachi
    • Sri Lanka - Colombo
  • Southwest Asia
    • Armenia - Yerevan
    • Cyprus - Nicosia
    • Iran - Tehran
    • Iraq - Baghdad
    • Jordan - Amman
    • Lebanon - Beirut
    • Saudi Arabia - Dammam
    • Syria - Aleppo, Damascus
    • Turkey - Ankara, Dalaman
    • Yemen - Aden, Sana'a

Europe

  • Azerbaijan - Baku
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sarajevo
  • Croatia - Split, Zagreb
  • Estonia - Tallinn
  • France - Ajaccio, Bastia, Montpellier, Nantes, Strasbourg
  • Georgia - Tbilisi
  • Germany - Bremen, Cologne, Dresden, Hanover
  • Greece - Corfu, Heraklion, Mykonos, Rhodes
  • Iceland - Reykjavík
  • Ireland - Cork, Dublin, Shannon
  • Italy - Cagliari, Palermo
  • Latvia - Riga
  • Lithuania - Vilnius
  • Macedonia - Skopje
  • Malta - Luqa
  • Netherlands - Rotterdam
  • Poland - Kraków, Poznań
  • Portugal - Funchal, Porto
  • Russia - Yekaterinburg
  • Spain - Alicante, Bilbao, Fuerteventura, Granada, Ibiza, Jerez de la Frontera, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Minorca, Palma de Mallorca, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Valencia
  • Sweden - Gothenburg
  • Switzerland - Berne
  • United Kingdom - Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Durham, Guernsey, Hull, Inverness, Leeds/Bradford, Nottingham, Sheffield-City, Southampton

Oceania

  • Australia - Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth
  • Fiji - Nadi
  • New Zealand - Auckland, Christchurch
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British Airways Fleets

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Base
F J W M Total
Airbus A318-100 2 32 32 LCY
Airbus A319-100 33 36 77 113 LHR/LGW
12 113 125
132 132
Airbus A320-200 41 - 52 83 135 LHR
12 143 155
162 162
Airbus A321-200 11 67 86 153 LHR
12 168 180
188 188
Airbus A380-800 12 TBA LHR
Boeing 737–400 19 38 101 139 LGW
10 137 147
153 153
Boeing 747-400 55 14 70 30 177 291 LHR
14 70 30 185 299
14 52 36 235 337
Boeing 767-300ER 21 24 24 141 189 LHR
134 95 229
18 230 248
252 252
Boeing 777–200 3 17 48 24 127 216 LHR
Boeing 777-200ER 43 40 24 216 280 LGW
48 24 203 275 LHR/LGW
14 48 40 124 226 LHR/LGW
12 48 32 127 221 LHR
Boeing 777-300ER 4 4 14 56 44 183 297 LHR
Boeing 787–8 8 42 51 90 183 LHR
Boeing 787–9 16 TBA LHR TBA
Total 234 40    

Aircraft Operated

Aircraft Introduced Retired
Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde 1976 2003
BAC One-Eleven 1974 1993
Boeing 707–400 1974 1984
Boeing 737–200 1974 2001
Boeing 747–100 1974 1999
Boeing 747–200 1977 2001
Hawker Siddeley Trident 1974 1989
Hawker Siddeley HS 748 1975 1985
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 1974 1999
Vickers VC10 1974 1983
Vickers Vanguard 1974 1975
Vickers Viscount 1974 1982
BAe 146–200 1989 1994
BAe ATP 1989 1994
McDonnell Douglas DC-10 1988 1999
Aircraft Introduced Retired
Airbus A318 2009  
Airbus A319 1999  
Airbus A320-100 1988 2007
Airbus A320-200 1989  
Airbus A321 2004  
Boeing 737–300 1988 2009
Boeing 737–400 1990  
Boeing 737–500 1996 2009
Boeing 747-400 1989  
Boeing 757–200 1983 2010
Boeing 767–200 1993 1996
Boeing 767-300ER 1991  
Boeing 777-200ER 1995  
Boeing 777-300ER 2010  
Dash 8–100 1993 1998
Saab 340 1990 1991
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British Airways Baggage Allowance

Hand Baggage

 Passenger  Type of Baggage Allowed  Weight
Adults and children(aged 2 and over) One bag
and
One laptop-sized bag, handbag or briefcase
23kg (51lbs).
Infants (under 2 years) One bag (for items your infant may require during the flight) You must be able to lift the bag into the overhead locker unaided.

 

  Adults and children
(aged 12 years and over)
Children
(aged 2 - 11)
Infants under 2 years
British Airways First
Club World
Three standard-sized bags Same as adult allowance

One standard- sized bag

World Traveller Plus Club Europe Two standard-sized bags
World Traveller Euro Traveller Domestic One standard-sized bag (except Gold and Silver)

 

  Adults and children
(aged 12 years and over)
Children
(aged 2 - 11)
Infants under 2 years
British Airways First
Club World
Three standard-sized bags Same as Adult allowance

One standard- sized bag

World Traveller Plus World Traveller Two standard-sized bags

 

British Airways Items Forbidden
Type Example
Disabling devices mace, pepper spray
gas cylinders NA
Flammable liquids paint, petrol, solvents, varnish
Flammable solids firelighters
British Airways Restricted items
Explosives ammunition
Heat-producing underwater torches, soldering irons
Mobility aids wheelchairs, powered devices
British Airways Restricted Baggage needing no notification
Non-radioactive medicinal hairsprays, perfumes, colognes, medicines
Devices containing lithium cells or batteries laptop computers, cameras, camcorders
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British Airways Check-In

Step No To Do
Step No 1 Check Flight and Passenges Details
Step No 2 Select Number of Bags
Step No 3 Confirm Your Seat
Step No 4 Issue Your Boarding Pass
Step No 5 View Check-in Summery
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British Airways Contact & Phone Number

British Airways Contact & Phone Number for United Kingdom

 British Airways By phone  Telephone:  0844 493 0 747 (from the UK)
        +44 191 490 7901 (outside the UK)
 Fax: +44 (0)1787 881405
 Mon-Sun 0730-2000 hours
 British Airways By post  British Airways Executive Club
 PO Box 111
 Sudbury
 Suffolk
 CO10 6FB
 UK

British Airways Contact & Phone Number for United States of America

British Airways By phone  Telephone: 1 800 452 1201 (from the USA)
       +1 718 335 7070 (outside the USA)
 Daily 0730-2000 Eastern
 British Airways By post  British Airways Executive Club
 PO Box 690457
 East Elmhurst, NY 11369-0457
 USA

British Airways Contact & Phone Number for India

 British Airways By phone Telephone:  +91 124 4120 789
Fax: +91 124 2540 547 Attn: Exec Club
Mon-Sat 0900-1800 hours
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