British Airways - Airline Information
British Airways is the largest airline of the United Kingdom and the third largest in Europe (behind Air France-KLM and Lufthansa). British Airways is a member of Oneworld, an airline alliance including Qantas and Cathay Pacific.
British Airways operates twice daily flights from Sydney to London, via Singapore or Bangkok, with connections across its network to other European destinations such as Frankfurt and Paris.
Its main hubs are London Heathrow and London Gatwick, with a wide-reaching European and domestic shorthaul network, including smaller hubs at other UK airports including Manchester, from which some longer-haul flights are also operated.
Why Fly On British Airways
British Airways was formed in 1974 thru the merger of four other British air companies and is United Kingdom’s largest airline. Its main hub is located at London Heathrow Airport. They operate the largest fleet of Boeing 747-400 jet liners. In addition, they are one of the founding members of the third largest alliance, Oneworld Alliance. This gives travellers more transfer and travel options, more countries and destinations, more airport lounges and even more earnings on the frequent flyer programs through its strong network of alliance partners.
British Airways Flights
Through its Oneworld Alliance partners, travellers have access to travel to more than 155 countries and to over 850 destinations. So British Airways has you covered to fly just about anywhere.
British Airways Holidays
Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, ski holiday, beach holiday or a simple cheap getaway, British Airways has it all. Travel to South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, North America, the Middle East, and more. Book your hotel and flight together and save even more. For vacation sales and offers go to www.britishairways.com and simply go to the Flights and Holiday tab where you will see several options for vacations, family vacations, specials and more.
On Board British Airways
British Airways offers several travel class options to its passengers to satisfy every taste and every budget.
The best value economy service can be found on flights within the UK for the domestic traveller, flights within Europe for the Euro traveller and longer international flights for world travellers.
The Economy service for the domestic UK traveller and the Euro traveller have contoured leather seating with plenty of leg room and free snacks and hot/cold drinks on all flights. Early morning flights serve hot breakfasts and drinks.
The Economy service for the longer international flights features ergonomically designed seating that adjusts and reclines to provide back and neck support with an adjustable headrest.
The Premium economy service is known as the World Traveller Plus for longer routes. It includes luxurious seating that are wider and more comfortable with more reclining options.
British Airways Business Class Flights
There are three types of business class services available to travellers depending on the type of flight and duration.
Club Europe is designed for shorter haul business European flights. Passengers have a dedicated check in desk. Onboard, the traveller will enjoy contoured leather seats in a separate spacious cabin along with access to private lounges and complementary food and drinks.
Club World is for the long haul international business flights. Here a traveller will have their own suite to enjoy and relax in, equipped with their own dining table and office all in one, including access to their own dedicated power supply. A comfortable seat that converts into a full bed is included. In addition the traveller will also have access to private lounges and spa treatments and world class dining and drinks.
Club World London is designed for the business traveller on flights from London to New York. There are only 32 seats available on these flights and they recline to a fully flat bed. Power supply is available for electronics and laptops including mobile data connections. You will also enjoy gourmet dining and refreshments, including a range of snacks throughout your flight. Included is the use of a personal iPad for movies and entertainment. Most importantly, travellers can enjoy undisturbed sleep through the Sleeper Service that allows maximum comfort and rest.
British Airways Lounges
Executive Club members have access to over 150 special lounges of which 90 are shared and 60 are dedicated British Airway lounges. The type of lounge availability is based on British Airways tiered loyalty program.
Business travellers have access to worldwide business lounges for Club World, Club Europe as well as Silver Executive Club Members. You can work or relax and sit back to enjoy some fine wines and champagne or light meals and snacks in some locations. Wireless access is also available in most locations along with power to charge your phones or laptops.
First Lounges are the finest lounges that British Airways offers to members that are First Class as well as Gold Executive Club Members. Truly a luxurious experience, some airports offer preflight dining with waiter service in the lounge. The popular and well known Concorde room can only be found at London Heathrow airport and New York JFK airport. You will experience your own private dining booth and a waiter. Or you can enjoy the cabana and relax or nap in the comfortable day bed.
The Arrival lounges are exclusive only in the Heathrow terminal 3 and the shared American Airlines lounge at terminal 3. These are exclusive to members arriving on a lengthy flight with British Airways. These are equipped with a shower, refreshments and snacks to freshen up after a long flight.
The Elemis Travel Spa is only located at London Heathrow and New York JFK where you can treat yourself to a facial or a massage. You can enjoy a neck, shoulder and back massage to release the tightness and tension in the shoulders from your long flight. Men can even receive a refreshed power shave. These are available if members have travelled First or Club World cabins or for Gold Star members.
Booking Your Flights with British Airways
Explore what British Airways has to offer and book your flights at www.britishairways.com. The website is very user friendly allowing to search all of your options, dates and travel classes.
BA Executive Club Frequent Flyer Programme
Executive Club is the loyalty programme which British Airways operates to reward its regular travellers. Blue, Silver and Gold are the membership levels available. Silver and Gold members benefit from access to British Airways and Oneworld airport lounges (where available) and Gold members may also use BA First Check in facilities.
Top destinations for this airline include Aberdeen,
For more information go to http://www.britishairways.com or contact them at; P O Box 5619,
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