British Airways

British Airways is a full-service global airline, offering year-round low fares with an extensive global route network flying to and from centrally-located airports.

British Airways can trace its origins back to the birth of civil aviation, the pioneering days following World War I. In the 90 years that have passed since the world’s first schedule air service on 25 August 1919, air travel has changed beyond all recognition. Each decade saw new developments and challenges, which shaped the path for the future.


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Latest awards
National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2016
  • Best short-haul airline
  • Best long-haul airline


Globe Travel Awards 2016
  • Favourite airline


Telegraph Travel Awards 2015/16
  • Best short-haul airline


Business Traveller Awards 2016
  • Best short-haul carrier
  • Best airport lounge – Concorde Room
  • Best frequent flyer programme


World Travel Awards 2016
  • Europe’s leading airline to Asia
  • Europe’s leading airline: First Class


Telegraph Utlratravel Awards
  • Best European airline


Business Traveller Cellas in the Sky
  • Best Business Class white wine- silver medal
  • Best First Class white wine- gold medal


UK Superbrand
  • Number one Business Superbrand
  • Number one Consumer Superbrand

British Airways Travel Updates

British Airways to Lower Carbon Offset with New 787-10 Dreamliner

November 22, 2019

British Airways will be launching its new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in February next year, with improved First and Club cabins, as part of its plan to reduce carbon offset.

British Airways unveils their new luxurious business class – the ‘Club Suite’

March 19, 2019

'Club Suite' is the new business class seat from British Airways, and has been confirmed to arrive on the first of their A350 aircraft in July.

British Airways to Launch New Club World Seats in 2019

November 26, 2018

British Airways' highly anticipated Club World seats to arrive in 2019.

British Airways offer Jaguar transfers in Sydney

August 28, 2018

British Airways is offering complimentary Jaguar transfers to passengers travelling in premium classes from Sydney Airport.

BA1: It’s just business

May 17, 2018

British Airways' BA1 is an all-business class flight that services London and New York only. It has its pros and cons...

BA flights to Pula, Istria in Croatia

April 11, 2018

Discover the lesser-known part of Croatia - Istria; ancient landmarks, hidden coves, and beautiful coastal scenery.

New Business Class Seats to Look Out For

February 21, 2018

Look out for these new business class seats from Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines, British Airways & United. All promised to push the bar higher as the war of the best business class seats hot up throughout the year.

British Airways First Class Review Sydney to Europe

August 14, 2017

British Airways review of flights and lounge from Sydney to Europe in First Class.

The Biggest Difference Between First Class and Business Class

October 26, 2016

First class vs business class for the ground experience, comfort, service and food.

Jessie J Performs Live On Board British Airways

July 5, 2016

A select group of passengers got to enjoy Jessie-J live thanks to British Airways. And our manager, Garry, was among