British Airways (BA) - Airfares
About British Airways
British Airways launched the world's first daily scheduled international air service and remains the world's leading international airline. Throughout their history, British Airways have been pioneers, being the first airline to offer jet passenger services, the first airline to operate weather-beating autolandings, the first airline to offer supersonic passenger services and the first airline in the modern era to offer fully-flat beds.
British Airways, with their franchise and code share partners fly to more than 300 destinations worldwide. British Airways' main base is in London Heathrow, the world's most popular international airport, but they also have hubs at London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow.
British Airways is a founder of the oneworld alliance, a global alliance that brings together ten of the world's biggest and best airlines, all committed to providing world-class service and value. In co-operation with their airline partners British Airways offers a network of over 700 destinations.
Classes of Travel
The First Class demi-cabins on British Airways are sanctuaries in the sky with a turn down service on selected routes ensuring total comfort with a soft under-mattress, cosy duvet and plump pillow as well as velvet slippers and specifically-designed sleeper suit. British Airways First Class contains in-seat phones and power sockets. British Airways First Class also contains an Audio Video On Demand Entertainment system with dedicated video library, box office smashes, comedies and sport. Choose from British Airways' Á la Carte menu in First Class, where the meal is made to order and enjoy the finest champagnes and wines from the First cellar.
British Airways' Business Class or Club World has been redesigned and the new Club World cabin is expected to be rolled out across the majority of aircraft by the end of 2008. Each Club World Cabin on British Airways will include a plush cotton quilt, personal laptop locker and a 10.4" flat screen television with noise cancelling headphones. The new Club World seat on British Airways has been specially designed, offering four preset seat positions. The new Z position extends to 6 feet 6 inches and the new bed is 25% wider and has been designed to achieve a feeling of absolute relaxation and comfort. The Club kitchen in British Airways Business Class allows passengers a wide range of hot and cold food, from healthy-eating options to indulgent treats to eat between meals. British Airways Business Class contains the HighLife Entertainment’s Audio Visual On Demand system with over 200 entertainment options.
Premium Economy Class
British Airways' Premium Economy or World Traveller Plus allows passengers to sit back and enjoy the comfort and high standards expected from British Airways in a separate Premium Economy cabin. British Airways' Premium Economy boasts wider seats, extra legroom and more personal space with additional recline, adjustable headrest, lumbar support and leg rest. Each seat in British Airways' Premium Economy comes equipped with a laptop power point and an individual telephone. On all British Airways flights in Premium Economy, passengers can look forward to a three course meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Passengers can also wile away the hours browsing through the extensive range of movies and TV inflight entertainment on personal seat-back video screen on British Airways' Premium Economy. Premium Economy on British Airways is available on all long haul routes, and is standard across the fleet.
British Airways' Economy or World Traveller class contains ergonomically designed seats, complete with lumbar support, adjustable headrest and recline. Blankets, cushions, eyeshades and socks are also provided to make the journey on British Airways Economy Class a more enjoyable one. British Airways Economy Class includes complimentary bar service as well as tasty meals perfectly suited to the flight time and designed by leading chefs. Passengers can also wile away the hours browsing through the extensive range of movies and TV inflight entertainment on personal seat-back video screen on British Airways' Economy Class.
The choice of entertainment on British Airways' flights depends on the plane, TV system, cabin and route. British Airways offers a great selection of movies, TV and audio channels as well as games. Passengers can choose from blockbuster, classic and family movies, to top TV comedy, drama, factual programmes and the Cartoon Network as well as radio channels hosted exclusively for British Airways or audio programmes from the archives of the BBC and a library of up to 16 CDs, all on British Airways.
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