British Airways Airline Profile

British Airways information, codes and useful links

British Airways profile
British Airways quick facts
Type: full-service carrierRegion: EuropeCountry: United KingdomBase airport: London Heathrow AirportYear established: 1974

Airline Overview and Services

British Airways p.l.c. publicly known as British Airways is a currently operating Europen scheduled full-service airline with its base at London Heathrow Airport, in London, United Kingdom.

This carrier's 2-char IATA designator is BA, and its 3-character ICAO designator is BAW. Established 50 years ago in 1974, the airline is one of the oldest carriers in the world. Along with American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, and 10 others, British Airways is a oneworld alliance member.

British Airways offers both web and mobile check-in facilities for the convenience of its passengers. The most recent version of British Airways baggage policy (last updated 2024) is available on the airline's official website via the link in the menu on the left.

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