Headquartered at Harmondsworth, British Airways is flagship carrier service of The United Kingdom. Founded in the year of 1974, British Airways or BA is one of the founding members of Oneworld Airline Alliance along with American Airline, Cathay Pacific, Qantas airlines and is one of the third largest alliances in the airline industry.
According to new results declared by Skytrax an airline ranking organization, British Airways currently stands in 19th position which lets us know how this airline has been developing from its instance till today and has stood this position.
The history of BA goes when it was formed due to merger between 2 of largest functioning British Airlines before British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) and British European Airways (BEA) to form as one airline, British Airways (BA). It acquired the supersonic flight Concorde (now defunct) and started operation from London Heathrow to Bahrain.
And under the leadership of Sir John King the chairman and Colin Marshall (CEO), British Airways was privatised in February 1987. Now British Airways covers most of the routes globally and has its main airbase at London Heathrow Airport.
Having some amazing aircraft, BA offers Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First Class experience in flights.
Economy Section offers a great range of value all-inclusive fare with no hidden charges, for light travel tourists can use basic fare function which does not include cabin baggage charge, delicious meal and drinks available with various food option for veg, gluten-free and other healthy alternatives and fresh juices which are updated seasonally.
Economy offers Basic and Standard selection where the difference is basic is for a light traveller and does not come with Checked Baggage option, while standard allows checked baggage without any fee. The seats are ergonomically placed with adjustable headrest, lumbar support and recline option. You get an option for cushion and blanket which makes your flight experience enjoyable. This section offers you Flat Screen TV along with headphone with access to hundreds of latest film and TV series.
Premium Economy offers you complimentary drinks once you board with an option for double baggage allowance. Hours and Hours of entertainment are provided with personal screens, and there will be no disturbance with Noise Cancelling headphones, and On Demand Channels with the screen. Booking your tickets at Premium economy offers you choice for a newly crafted menu which are seasonal, choice of delicious main meals, a wide range of meal alternatives, stylish tableware, fine china and napkins, delicious set of snack before landing and complimentary bar services.
Business Class offers travel in style and comfort with its extra space and flatbeds for long haul flights. Business Class travellers have a generous baggage allowance, faster check-in and boarding options, Business class lounge with comfortable and stylish interiors with various food and drink option, pamper yourself with luxury amenity kit from The White Company, and on-ground you can indulge in luxury treatment from Elemis a notably acclaimed British Skincare brand. On select flights to the USA and the Middle East, BA Business Class offers to sleep onboard facility with a fully flat bed and before landing, breakfast will be provided. Every Business class cabin comes with 12” flat screen with Noise Cancelling Headphones, On-demand entertainment will be provided for most of the flights. You have an option for Meals and drinks, hand-delivered to you. Varied 3-course menu, starters and salads, Quality range of spirits, wines and soft drinks, luxury ground coffee will be served to you onboard and most importantly you will feel relaxed before you travel
First Class has the most luxurious way to spend your flight experience with Stylish Suite, exclusive access to spa treatments, fast track security, fast track check-in and boarding access. With your suite, First Class is where contemporary meets luxury where you will be in peace in your personal space and can watch movies, series or sleep in the bed. You can pack in about 3 check-in bags and 2 cabin pieces of luggage where you need not fear of luggage limit. Being a first-class traveller, you have exclusive access to lounges in LHR and JFK airports. All seats in first-class come with 15’’ screens along with Noise Cancelling Headsets from Meridian. A specially designed cabin allows you to view TV with full experience along with touch screen and state of art cabin spaces. BA offers specially crafted lunch for First Class passengers where they are curated by some of world’s top chef’s. You have an option for Luxury meals, signature tea service, with sandwich, pastries and scones. A wide selection of Champagne, wines, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks. Etc Pamper yourself with luxury with a complimentary massage from acclaimed British spa and Skincare found at LHR terminal 3, 5 and JFK terminal 7.