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British Airways

About British Airways

British Airways (BA) was founded in 1973 and is the UK's largest international airline based on fleet size and number of international destinations. The airline has a fleet of over 255 aircraft and offers routes to more than 165 destinations. The airline's two main hubs are located in London's two major airports, Heathrow and Gatwick. In January 2011, British Airways and Iberia officially merged creating the International Airlines Group (IAG), the world's third largest airline in terms of annual revenue.The airline has partnerships and agreements with numerous companies including American Airlines, and being a founding member of Oneworld alliance, British Airways is able to operate a network that covers more than 600 destinations. The company also has agreements with independent airlines based in the United Kingdom, which fly under British Airways name, flight code and company conditions. It also offers code share routes with other airlines. BA Cityflyer, British Midland International (BMI), OpenSkies, and British Airways World Cargo are subsidiary airlines owned by British Airways.

Online check-in

There are four ways you can check-in for your British Airways flight: online; on your internet enabled mobile phone; at an airport kiosk; or at a British Airways check-in desk.

Executive Club

Becoming a member of the British Airways frequent flyer program, the Executive Club, allows you to accumulate points, called Avios, and redeem them for future flights and other perks like special offers and promotions.

Flight status

Up to 14 days in advance you can check the status of your flight online and also consult further travel advice and information pertaining to your trip.

Hand baggage allowance

One piece of hand baggage plus a laptop or handbag is allowed. Both items must fit in the bag gauge at the check-in counter:

  • Weight limit: 23kg (51lbs)
  • Dimensions of main piece of hand baggage: 56cm x 45cm x 25cm (22in x 18in x 10in)
  • Dimensions of laptop or handbag: 45cm x 36cm x 20cm (18in x 14in x 8in)

Checked baggage allowance

The checked baggage allowance depends on the class of travel of each passenger:

  • World Traveller and Euro Traveller passengers - 1 piece of free baggage
  • World Traveller Y Class and World Traveller Plus - 2 pieces of free baggage
  • First Club World - 3 pieces of free baggage
  • Maximum dimensions of free baggage: 90cm x 75cm x 43cm (35.5in x 29.5in x 16 in)

Extra bags are allowed for an additional price. Save money on additional baggage by paying online before you fly. Bags exceeding the free weight allowance will be subject to an overweight baggage charge.

Additional information

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What our customers say about British Airways

3.7 /5
Total reviews based on: 14
Houari Boumedienne - Gatwick ( ALG - LGW )
5.0 /5
Date 2019-07-27 City algeria Age 31-50 Class Business Class

Great good service

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Frankfurt International - Turnhouse ( FRA - EDI )
3.0 /5
Date 2019-07-27 City Australia Age 51-70 Class Economy

My flight to Edinburgh from Heathrow was cancelled and I was put on a plane to Glasgow instead which created stress, extra expense and disruption to plans.

3.0 /5
1 reviews
Heathrow - Mikonos ( LHR - JMK )
1.0 /5
Carlos Pilasi
Date 2019-07-22 City London Age Over 70 Class Economy


1.0 /5
1 reviews
Gatwick - Larnaca Intl ( LGW - LCA )
1.0 /5
Date 2019-07-22 City Cyprus Age Under 30 Class Economy

Terrible 5 hours delay

1.0 /5
1 reviews
New York
Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas - John F Kennedy Intl Airport ( MAD - JFK )
4.0 /5
Date 2019-06-25 City Spain Age 31-50 Class Economy

Poor service on board

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Basel Euroairport - Heathrow ( BSL - LHR )
5.0 /5
Date 2019-04-26 Class Economy


5.0 /5
1 reviews
Pleso - Heathrow ( ZAG - LHR )
2.0 /5
Date 2019-03-25 City Multiple citizenships but currently living in Croatia. Age 31-50 Class Economy

BA tend to lose baggage. I was asked to check in my hand luggage and I did and now it’s been lost for days. My dociments were in it, a very expensive LV hand luggage bag and in it some important items. A shame for that company. So unprofessional and irrespinsible.

2.0 /5
1 reviews
OR Tambo International Airport - Harare ( JNB - HRE )
4.0 /5
Date 2019-02-26 City Zimbabwe Age 31-50 Class Economy

It was an expensive flight

4.0 /5
1 reviews
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