After Air France-KLM and Lufthansa comes the name of British Airways for being the third largest airlines in Europe. This 234 feet sized airways has its hubs at London Gatwick Airport and London Heathrow Airport. It acquires the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating License, which authorizes the British Airways to carry passengers, cargoes along with mails.
Its antecedent, the Aircraft Transport and Travel (AT&T) on 25th August 1919 launched world’s first air service between Paris and London. The four airlines of Britain namely Handley Page Transport, British Air Marine Navigation, Instone Air Line and Daimler Airways merged together in order to form Imperial Airways in 1924. British Airways Ltd. was the effect of this amalgamation with some more small new flights. Later the British Airways and Imperial Airways were nationalized in the year 1939 and formed the British Overseas Airways.
With the constant progress, the British Airways opened up subsidiaries in Germany and Taiwan and named them Deutsche BA and British Asia Airways respectively. BA CityFlyer is the newly added subsidiary.
The British Airways fleet comprises of the below mentioned aircrafts:
The British Airways has two to four classes of service, depending on the aircraft and destination. The most common ones are the World Traveler (economy class) and Club Europe/ Club World (business class); however, some long haul international flights are also equipped with World Traveler Plus (premium economy) and FIRST (first class). Speciall facilities and services are offered to the passengers availing the premium economy and first class. In the other classes standard services are presented by the staff of British Airways in a better and sophisticated manner. Reaching the destinations on time and in a relaxed behavior is the highlight of British Airways.