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British Airways

4 of 5 stars
6,860 Reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 365, Harmondsworth UB7 0GB England +44-0844-493-0787 Website

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After travelling from Australia and approx 30 hrs after leaving home, i had a connecting flight to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ewan H
Brisbane, Australia
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  • 4 of 5 stars
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  • 4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
    Food and Beverage
    3.5 of 5 stars
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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Portland, Maine
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735 reviews
454 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We flew from Athens. Greece to London, England...then from London to Boston, Massachusetts USA. The first flight was smooth and just about perfect...from the flight, passengers were able to see land all the way...the Alps were breathtaking. Our flight from London to Boston was on a 747...carrying nearly 667 passengers...quite a majestic aircraft. The flight was flawless...the crew and stewards...

Domestic Economy Portland - Boston

Thank BeeMelissa
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10 reviews
2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything about this airline is amazing. It will always be my preferred airline. i fly a lot, and I'm looking forward to fly with British each and every time.

International Economy London - Tel Aviv
Thank Eli_Bashvili
Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews
11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After travelling from Australia and approx 30 hrs after leaving home, i had a connecting flight to Edinburgh. The service i recieved was very welcomming, the flight was on time and the gate and on voard staff were very friendly and helpful.

Domestic Economy London - Edinburgh
Thank Ewan H
Aveiro, Portugal
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79 reviews
29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love how BA treats each passenger like they matter. Loved the little bag with socks, sleeping mask and toothbrush. Lots of meals during both outbound and inbound flight, always with great quality and I liked how they managed to pack lots of flavour in them. Flight attendants were always available and extremely helpful.

International Economy London - Tokyo
Thank HelloiseEliot
Pitstone, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After our last flight from Heathrow to Seattle which wasn't good at all, this flight however was totally different. We had plenty of room and sat very comfortably the entire flight home. Before we knew it we were past Iceland and on the final leg back to Heathrow. The crew were all very pleasant and the food service was excellant....

International Economy Vancouver - London

Thank Rob K
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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82 reviews
27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When I finally boarded on Monday morning, the overhead baggage compartment above my seat on both sides of the plane were full of those huge hard hand luggage cases. I had to go down about four rows to shove my bag into the rack, all the time worrying if my grandson's small toy would be fine. The toy was fine...

Domestic Economy Port Elizabeth - Cape Town Central

Thank BrendaWilliams_12
Pitstone, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have flown with BA several times over the years but this was not one of the best flights I have had but to be fair it wasn't all BA's fault. The two passengers in front of us decided to put their seats back as soon as they could and didn't put them back up for the entire flight - even...

International Economy London - Seattle

Thank Rob K
San Jose, California
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117 reviews
24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked flights many months in advance, and coordinated so our UK friends could fly with us on the Heathrow-Geneva flight. First flight schedule changed by 15 minutes. I got an email about that, it said there was nothing I needed to do, if that change was okay with me. It was okay with me, so didn't do anything. Notice came...

International Economy San Jose - Canton of Geneva

Thank Beakertroyd
Yokohama, Japan
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7 reviews
3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a long haul flight with BA to Heathrow and connecting flight to Bergen. The flight experiences as usual, not much to expect anyway. The seat was good, clean. One of my favorite about BA that even with the cheapest fare, the hand carry baggage is up to 20kg, The meal( Sandwich and muffin) tasted good. I was quite surprised...

Europe Economy London - Bergen

Thank estarfly
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cheap and cheerful, no disrespect to BA but there is less and less to separate BA from the likes of Easyjet or Ryanair. It has, however, had to lower the bar to compete in a savage market. Nevertheless, you can still pre-book seats for free, get a free meal/snack and free alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, fly to an airport that...

Domestic Economy Manchester - London

Thank AndyPeters1969
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About British Airways
British Airways (BA) is the UK flag carrier and the biggest airlines in the country. A founding member of the oneworld alliance, the airline flies to more than 180 destinations, including six cities within the United Kingdom, as well airports across Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America and Oceania. BA has hubs at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Gatwick Airport (LGW). Most short-haul flights operate on aircraft configured with Economy (known as UK Domestic on flights within the United Kingdom and Euro Traveller on flights to other points in Europe) and Business Class (known as Club Europe) cabins. Long-haul flights feature First Class, Business Class (known as Club World), Premium Economy (known as World Traveller Plus) and Economy Class (known as World Traveller) .

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