IATA code: BA
Hub airport: London Heathrow
Loyalty program: Executive Club/ Avios
Inflight magazine: Highlife
British Airways is a full service global airline which a rich history and outstanding reputation. The airline’s origins can be traced all the way back to the birth of civil aviation, but since then, air travel has changed dramatically and so has this airline. Commanding the largest fleet in the UK, British Airways was created in 1974 and is one of the world’s leading airlines. BA is a founding member of Oneworld Alliance and is proud to be partnered with similar leading airline companies, providing world-class service and convenience across over 150 countries.
The Executive Club
The Executive Club is British Airways’ frequent flyer program. When you join the club you begin to collect Tier Points and Avios which you can use towards gaining elite status and claiming reward flights.
British Airways operates over 30 departure lounges around the world. Its main lounges are it's First and Business class Galeries and Terrace lounges; but BA also has select arrivals lounges and its flagship Concord Room – which can only be found in London Heathrow and New York JFK - in its line up as well.