Cheap British Airways Flights

The United Kingdom’s largest airline, British Airways, is the third-largest in Europe and has more flights across the Atlantic than any other carrier. London’s two biggest international airports, London Heathrow and London Gatwick, serve as British Airways’ main hubs, and the airline is based in Waterside, Harmondsworth. The main airport headquarters is at London Heathrow, and the airline also has a strong presence at Manchester International Airport.

British Airways flies to more than 200 destinations worldwide on the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Australia and South America. The airline has service to every inhabited continent on the globe. Currently, British Airways is increasing its service to Brazil (São Paulo), Germany (Dresden) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) at the same time it’s cutting its service to Riga, Latvia, Athens, Greece and Kiev, Ukraine.

Despite being considered the United Kingdom’s national carrier, British Airways has no direct flights from London to Northern Ireland and does not serve Wales at all. In addition to being criticized for that issue, the airline’s domination of London Heathrow airport has recently brought about complaints from other airlines wishing to get in on the transatlantic routes British Airways has. British Airways currently owns about 40% of the slots at Heathrow, though if that changes – if slots are auctioned rather than grandfathered – there could be more competitive airline ticket prices on routes from London to North America.

British Airways is part of the OneWorld airline alliance.

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