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British Airways information

IATA code BA
Routes 490
Top route Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Airports served 214
Top airport London Heathrow

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Overall rating

7.3 Good
Based on 22,745 reviews

Boarding
7.6

Comfort
7.2

Crew
8.0

Entertainment
7.0

Food
6.8

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6422
Cape Town
CPT
Johannesburg
JNB
 
6429
Johannesburg
JNB
Cape Town
CPT
 
6241
Johannesburg
JNB
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
 
6242
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Johannesburg
JNB
 
6313
Cape Town
CPT
Durban
DUR
   
6312
Durban
DUR
Cape Town
CPT
   
6200
Durban
DUR
Johannesburg
JNB
   
6225
Johannesburg
JNB
Durban
DUR
   
6275
Johannesburg
JNB
Windhoek
WDH
 
6274
Windhoek
WDH
Johannesburg
JNB
 
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Tokyo
HND
London
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5
London
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Tokyo
HND
 
282
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LAX
London
LHR
 
213
London
LHR
Boston
BOS
 
283
London
LHR
Los Angeles
LAX
 
49
London
LHR
Seattle
SEA
 
212
Boston
BOS
London
LHR
 
48
Seattle
SEA
London
LHR
   
1448
London
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Edinburgh
EDI
       
6262
Harare
HRE
Johannesburg
JNB
 
6261
Johannesburg
JNB
Harare
HRE
 
1455
Edinburgh
EDI
London
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816
London
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Copenhagen
CPH
           
500
London
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Lisbon
LIS
   
501
Lisbon
LIS
London
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475
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474
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Barcelona
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875
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295
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ORD
 
294
Chicago
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874
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Budapest
BUD
       
729
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979
Hannover
HAJ
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292
Washington
IAD
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172
New York
JFK
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434
London
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Amsterdam
AMS
     
978
London
LHR
Hannover
HAJ
     
117
London
LHR
New York
JFK
 
817
Copenhagen
CPH
London
LHR
           
728
London
LHR
Geneva
GVA
   
1386
London
LHR
Manchester
MAN
       
293
London
LHR
Washington
IAD
   
435
Amsterdam
AMS
London
LHR
       
306
London
LHR
Paris
CDG
       
309
Paris
CDG
London
LHR
       
408
London
LHR
Valencia
VLC
           
409
Valencia
VLC
London
LHR
           
1423
Belfast
BHD
London
LHR
     
1414
London
LHR
Belfast
BHD
     
18
Seoul
ICN
London
LHR
       
3287
Castletown
IOM
London
LHR
     
17
London
LHR
Seoul
ICN
       
3288
London
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Castletown
IOM
     
16
Singapore
SIN
London
LHR
     
16
Sydney
SYD
Singapore
SIN
     
368
London
LHR
Marseille
MRS
         
369
Marseille
MRS
London
LHR
         
8245
Billund
BLL
Manchester
MAN
       
285
London
LHR
San Francisco
SFO
       
890
London
LHR
Sofia
SOF
         
8246
Manchester
MAN
Billund
BLL
       
1483
Glasgow
GLA
London
LHR
         
243
London
LHR
Mexico City
MEX
         
242
Mexico City
MEX
London
LHR
         
284
San Francisco
SFO
London
LHR
         
15
Singapore
SIN
Sydney
SYD
         
783
Stockholm
ARN
London
LHR
         
6323
Cape Town
CPT
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
         
6324
Durban
DUR
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
         
6287
Johannesburg
JNB
Victoria Falls
VFA
         
782
London
LHR
Stockholm
ARN
         
492
London
LHR
Gibraltar
GIB
         
15
London
LHR
Singapore
SIN
         
165
London
LHR
Tel Aviv
TLV
         
6287
Livingstone
LVI
Johannesburg
JNB
         
6324
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Cape Town
CPT
         
6323
Port Elizabeth
PLZ
Durban
DUR
         
164
Tel Aviv
TLV
London
LHR
         
6287
Victoria Falls
VFA
Livingstone
LVI
         
1313
Aberdeen
ABZ
London
LHR
           
493
Gibraltar
GIB
London
LHR
           
1312
London
LHR
Aberdeen
ABZ
           
1484
London
LHR
Glasgow
GLA
           
346
London
LHR
Nice
NCE
           
986
London
LHR
Berlin
TXL
           
716
London
LHR
Zurich
ZRH
           
347
Nice
NCE
London
LHR
           
987
Berlin
TXL
London
LHR
           
717
Zurich
ZRH
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Overview of British Airways

When you are flying British Airways with a small child, your little one will be provided with a free Skyflyers activity pack that includes items such as an activity book and crayons. Additionally, amenities such as child seats and carry cots can be provided on all flights for no extra cost. Children’s meals and baby food are also available and will be provided before adult meals.

British Airways offers four different classes in order to ensure that all of your travel needs and preferences can be met. Economy is convenient for anyone that wants to travel as affordably as possible, while Premium Economy is a more private option that is in a spacious cabin. Business will give you access to flat beds, free drinks and meals, and lounge access, whereas First will provide you with your own personal suite.

This airline is known for having close partnerships with many different airlines both within Europe and across the Atlantic, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Loganair. The company also codeshares with other additional airlines, with some examples being Cathay Pacific, Vueling, and Japan Airlines.

Known for using over 15 different types of aircrafts, British Airways operates a large fleet that is composed of upwards of 275 planes. The Airbus A320-200 is the most commonly used aircraft as it can fit around 177 passengers and is a convenient choice for middle-range trips, while the Airbus A380-800 is the plane that fits the most passengers, with the maximum being just over 460, making it ideal for long haul international flights.

British Airways Cancellation Policy

As the situation changes with coronavirus (COVID-19), British Airways will continually update its policies accordingly. Please contact British Airways directly for the latest information about cancellation fees. You can find the most up-to-date information on British Airways policies here: British Airways Travel Advisories & Policies
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