How to Buy British Airways Flights Ticket?

British Airways is the largest UK airline in terms of number of passengers and destinations covered. With its two subsidiaries, BA CityFlyer and BA EuroFly, British Airways is the dominant airline for long-haul flights and is the second largest airline in the United Kingdom.

If you are looking forward to British Airways reservations, the article below has covered every detail, including its baggage policy, check-in, class, In-Flight Entertainment, etc. You can take a look to have a smooth and stress-free journey.

British Airways Baggage Policy

Carry-on Baggage

  • You can carry one carry-on British Airways baggage and one small personal item for free. 
  • The free carry-on baggage should not be more than 23 kg in weight or 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (22" x 17.7" x 9.8") in size. 
  • The free personal item should weigh a maximum of 23 kg and 40 cm x 15 cm x 30 cm (15.7" x 5.9" x 11.8") in size.

Checked Baggage: The checked baggage depends on the class you are traveling in. Here is the free checked baggage allowance for each cabin class. 

  • Economy Class: You can carry 1 or 2 free checked baggage having a maximum weight of 23–32 kg based on the route.
  • Premium Economy: You can carry two checked baggage with a maximum weight of 23 kg.
  • Business Class: You can carry two checked baggage with a maximum weight of 32 kg.
  • First Class: You can carry three checked baggage with a maximum weight of 32 kg.

British Airways Cabin Classes

You can choose among British Airways Cabin Classes: Economy, Premium Economy, Business, or First Class for your flight when traveling with British Airways. 

Economy Class: The Euro traveler (Flights within Europe and the UK) gets a comfortable cabin with leather seats, adjustable headrests, newspaper, and LED mood lighting in economy class. Whereas the World Traveler for long-haul flights gets a comfortable and spacious cabin with leather recliner seats, complimentary meals and drinks, entertainment system for all fares. 

Seats: The seat configurations are 3 x 3 x 3 on long-haul flights and 3 x 3 for short-haul flights. The seats are between pitch 29 - 31 Inches and 17 inches wide. 

Premium Economy: You can enjoy the same menu in Economy but along with alcoholic cocktails and mocktails. British Airways provides cushions and quilts; you can enjoy a great selection of movies and films as in-flight entertainment. You also get an amenity kit with all the essentials from Scaramouche & Fandango.

Seats: The seats can be reclined, with personal in-power sockets and in-flight entertainment screens. The seats are around 18.5 inches in width and recline to 38-inch pitch. 

Business Class: For "Club World' long haul flights, you get three-course meals to suit your tastes and a wide range of old and new wines. The seats have a 10.4-inch flat screen that never lets you bore. The Business Club Europe passengers can enjoy delicious meals based on their flight lengths.

Seats: The Club World seats give your personal space and can be converted into a fully flatbed 183cm (72 inches) at night. The seats have power supplies to charge your electronic devices in flight. The Club Europe Cabin has leather seats with 762 cm(30 inches) legroom having fully movable headrests. 

First Class: It is the most luxurious travel class of British Airways. You get a personal stylist suite, spa treatment, and world-class meals. The first class is available only for long-haul flights. You get access to luxurious departure lounges. Besides, you can have private suits and fine dining with crockery, cutlery, and glassware. You also get soft cotton sleepwear, luxury aromatherapy associate products, and a Liberty London amenity kit.

Seats: You can recline seats into a fully flat bed with a luxurious quilted mattress, white cotton duvet, and pillows. Each seat is 78" in pitch 22" in width and has a power supply.

British Airways In-flight Entertainment & WIFI

In-flight Entertainment & WIFI is included in all the long-haul British Airways flights.

  • TV: The British Airways keeps on updating the TV Shows. They offer a wide range of documentaries, BBC Dramas, cartoons, and Sitcoms.
  • Movies: When traveling with British Airways, you can enjoy thriller, comedy, and action-packed blockbuster movies to suit everyone's taste. You can also enjoy several Hollywood movies.
  • Wi-Fi: With the High-Speed WIFI, you can browse the web with Chrome, Safari 1E11, and Edge. The airline WIFI allows you to choose from two packages: Browse package (To browse) and Stream package (To stream music and Videos). The WiFi pricing at British Airways starts at 4.99 GBP.

British Airways Food & Drink

British Airways offers various food and drink types based on the class and route you are traveling.

Meal options: If you are traveling short-haul in Economy, the food includes sandwiches, Sweets, and savory snacks. You also get complimentary meals as part of Club Europe based on flight length in Premium Economy or Business class.

When traveling Long-Haul flights, the airline offers complimentary food with breakfast and a meal for either lunch or dinner and afternoon tea for selected flights. Besides, you also get complimentary drinks. 

Special Dietary Requirements: You can also request special meals when flying with British Airways 24- 48 hours before departure.

Drinks & Alcohol: British Airways offers full drink services, which include alcoholic beverages on most of the flights. You can purchase the drink in any class except for long-haul flights, as the complimentary drinks are already included. 

British Airways Check-In

British Airways provides both types of check-in, including British Airways check-in online and at the airport. 

  • Online check-in: It opens 24 hours before the departure time, and you can access online check-in by visiting the link Check-in Now
  • Airport Check-in: Passengers uncomfortable with online check-in can visit the airport check-in desks with the necessary documents. The check-in time at the airport closes based on departure. 

British Airways Frequent Flyer Programme

British Airways also has a loyalty program, 'Executive Club,' for its frequent flyers. Being a member of the British Airways Frequent Flyer Programme 'Executive Club,' you can access special lounges and dedicated fast queues. You earn Avios (Points) whenever you fly with the airline or its partners. Earning Avios rewards you with an increase in level, and you get various benefits out of that.

Airline Alliance

British Airways has founded the world's third-biggest airline alliance, the One world alliance'. The airline offers many perks and benefits to its passengers by closely working with its Oneworld partners. Here is the list of all members :

  • American Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Finnair
  • Iberia
  • Japan Airlines
  • British Airways 
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Qantas
  • Qatar Airways
  • Royal Jordanian
  • S7 Airlines
  • SriLankan Airlines

Special Services

Traveling With a Pet: British Airways offers a special service to its passengers if they travel with pets. Whether traveling with a pet, service animal, or emotional support animal, the link Traveling with pets will provide you with all the information.

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