British Airways, BA, is a British airline with its headquarters in London.
British Airways was created when the airlines BOAC and BEA merged on September 1, 1972
and is the UK’s main airline. The company is the country’s largest airline in terms of fleet size,
international flights and international destinations. It is also one of Europe’s largest air carriers
and transported the most passengers after Lufthansa, Ryanair and Air France-KLM. BA has more
Atlantic flights than any other company and offers frequent flights between London and New York.
The company’s flight hub is at London Heathrow Airport and London Gatwick Airport.
British Airways co-created the third largest (after Star Alliance and SkyTeam) airline alliance Oneworld
together with American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Qantas and Canadian Airlines (which is now part of
Air Canada after being acquired in 2000).
Fleet Size : 223
Destinations : 169
Iata Code : BA
Icao Code : BAW
Prefix : 125