British Airways is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom and the second largest airline in the United Kingdom. The airline is the world's third largest in terms of annual revenue. British Airways is the founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance. British Airways is the first passenger airline which generated $1 billion on a single air route in a year. With the expanding fleet size of 277, serves over 160 destinations, including six domestic and 27 in the United States.
Oneworld founded in February 1999 is the third largest alliance in terms of passengers. Oneworld has 13 full members who collectively carry over 527.9 million passengers per year. Executive Club is the frequent flyer program allows members to access OneWorld network member airlines. Passengers can access privileges based on the status of the member airline's frequent flyer program. Oneworld has three premium status levels which are Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald.
British Airways has been awarded,
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 2019
Europe's Leading Airline to North America 2019
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 2017
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 2016
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 2016
Europe's Leading Airline - First Class 2015
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 2015
Europe's Leading Airline to Asia 2014
World's Leading Airport Lounge - First Class 2011
World's Leading Airline Website 2009
Class of Travel
British Airways provides four classes of travel;
First class - British Airways First Class provides passengers with private cabins along with wide entertainment screen and in-seat power. British Airways offers First Class passengers access to 'Galleries First' lounge at select airports. Passengers have access to the exclusive 'Concorde Room' at Heathrow Terminal 5 and New York JFK.
Club World - British Airways offers Business class cabins in a redesigned business class seats which feature suite with a door.
World Traveller Plus - British Airways offers a premium economy class with wide seats with In-flight entertainment screens. The seats have a footrest and power sockets which allows passengers to relax. All business class passengers get a complimentary main meal course with a 'World Traveller' bar.
World Traveller - British Airways has redefined economy class with the seatback entertainment, complimentary pillows, blankets, ] food and drinks. AC power outlets and USB plug-in points are offered in every row.
Economy class passengers are allowed 7kg for carry-on and 30-35 kgs for checked-in luggage.
Business-class passengers are allowed 10kgs for carry-on and 40 kgs for checked-in luggage.
First-class passengers are allowed 15kgs for carry-on and 50 kgs for checked-in luggage.
Please read more information on baggage allowance here.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Executive Club allows members earn Mileage Bonus while flying. Special privileges such wave off penalty while changing travel dates and extra baggage with lounge access for guests. A member of Executive club can enjoy preferential seating along with waitlist priority during boarding.
British Airways aircraft have a wide range of in-flight magazines which include their own high life Magazine is British Airways' complimentary inflight magazine; high life shop Magazine is British Airways' inflight shopping magazine. It is available to all customers on all aircraft where the inflight shopping range can be carried. The first life is a complimentary magazine offered to all customers travelling in the First cabin. It has a range of articles including fashion, trends and technology with an upmarket target audience. Business life is a complimentary magazine targeted at business travellers and frequent flyers. The magazine can be found in all short-haul aircraft seat pockets, in the magazine selection for Club World customers and in lounges operated by British Airways. All meals can be pre-booked and special meals with preferences can be made with a request during reservation. The British Airways dining menu for various cabin classes can be accessed here.
Domestic Flights - Passengers can check-in online 24 hrs prior to the scheduled departure time.
International Flights - Passengers can check-in online 24 hrs prior to the scheduled departure time.
British Airways provides assistance for passengers with special needs. Wheelchairs, airport assistance during check-in are provided by on-ground staff. Passengers can choose a service that best suits their need. Expectant mothers and parents of unaccompanied children can read rules and regulations here.
British Airways Customer Relations (S506)
PO Box 1126
+44 344 493 0787