Booking with British Airways
British Airways is the UK's flag carrier and full-service airline with the largest number of passengers and destinations in the UK. The two British Airways subsidiaries, BA CityFlyer and BA EuroFly, are also owned by the same airline. It is the second largest airline by passenger traffic after EasyJet and the UK's largest long-haul airline.
The company is headquartered at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and flies to over 200 destinations worldwide. The airline is mainly based on intercontinental flights and also has an extensive network of domestic routes in the UK and an extensive network of European routes.
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British Airways passengers can check in online on our online check-in page. Online check-in opens 24 hours before departure.
Check-in at the airport
Passengers who cannot or do not want to check in online can check in at the airport. Take your travel documents and proceed to the airport check-in counter. Closing times may vary depending on the departure point.
Economy class on British Airways varies between short-haul and long-haul flights.
Euro Traveler economy class is available on flights within Europe and the UK. The comfortable interior includes leather seats, adjustable headrests and decorative LED lighting. Euro Traveler can be divided into three fare structures.
Basic - includes 1 piece of luggage and 1 piece of hand luggage. You can add pockets or seats.
Plus - With Plus fares, passengers can select their seats for free up to 48 hours before departure and request free flight changes on the day of departure. You can also increase your checked baggage allowance.
Plus Flex - Plus Flex fares offer flexibility when changing tickets and allow passengers to select their preferred seat up to one hour before departure.
What are the business class seats like?
Seats on British Airways Flights Club World routes are private and comfortable. At night, the sheet turns into a 72 inch (183 cm) wide bed. The platform is an excellent choice for travelers traveling from London to New York on BA Club World's London city flights. Club Europe passengers sit in leather seats, each with 76 feet of legroom and power outlets. Fully removable headrest, 2 cm (30 in)
British Airways First Class is the most luxurious. First Class is a private space offering luxurious spa treatments and fine dining. Only long-haul flights are eligible in First Class.