British Airways Introduction

Thu, 10 Jan 2019. Last updated Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:28

British Airways is the largest airline in United Kingdom in fleet size. Being one of founding members of Oneworld Alliance, British Airways always provides their customers with the most excellent services.

British Airways (BA), founded in 1974, is the national flag carrier and also the largest airline in the United Kingdom in fleet size. In term of the volume of passengers carried, the airline is the second largest one, behind easyJet. The headquarters of British Airways is based in Waterside, Harmondsworth, UK. The two main hubs of the airline is Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport which are located in London. British Airways is a full service global airline, offering year-round low fares with an extensive global route network flying to and from centrally-located airports. British Airways a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance, along with American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Qantas, and the now defunct Canadian Airlines. The alliance has since grown to become the third largest, after SkyTeam and Star Alliance.

British Airways fleet

British Airways tails lined up at LHR Terminal 5B

British Airways (BA) is owning one of the largest and the most modern fleets in the world. BA is one of the first customers of Boeing. In 2007, the company purchased 12 Airbus A380s and 24 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, marking the start of its long-haul fleet replacement. BA is the largest carrier of the Boeing 747-400, with 41 registered to the airline. As of 1 December 2018, the British Airways fleet consists of the following aircraft: Airbus A318-100, A319-100, A320-200, A320neo, A321-200, A321neo, A350-1000, A380-800; Boeing 747-400, 777-200, 777-200ER, 777-300ER, 787-8, 787-9, and 787-10.

British Airways destinations

British Airways flights expand to over 160 destinations around the world, including six domestic routes. The airline also has codeshare agreements with many different international airlines, such as Aer Lingus, American Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, etc. British Airways is a member and one of the founders of Oneworld, an airline alliance. One-stop British Airways flights from London to Hanoi are operated regularly with the participation of Qatar Airways.

British Airways cabin crew

British Airways Cabin crew

British Airways cabin crew are passionate about delivering the unique and premium British hospitality. They know what the customers need and treats all passengers as an individual and make them feel special. They can ensure a safe, secure and hospitable environment for all passengers from all over the world.

British Airways ticket

There are several ways to purchase the cheap British Airways ticket at AloTrip:

- Via AloTrip’s website: Accessing agency’s website alotrip.com and follow the instructions with simple step to purchase tickets.

- Via Facebook - AloTrip

- Via AloTrip hotline: Direct phone calls to representatives: +84 243 8688800

- Via App AloTrip: searching and installing on App Store or Google CH Play.

In addition, customers can register to receiving the best prices not only of British Airways airfare, but also other airlines’ ones.

After ticket British Airways is reserved successfully, payment methods will be shown for customers to select. It is available for paying online via PayPal payment gate. The total amount will be added 3-4% of payment gate charge fee. Besides, customers can pay directly by cash at AloTrip office in Hanoi, Vietnam. Besides, with the official British Airways Vietnam office opened, customers of BA can easily visit to book or ask for special requests.

British Airways ticket class

British Airways Economy cabin

British Airways has a wide range of ticket classes offering something for every taste and budget. The airline purposes to make every trips of their customers more enjoyable and special, no matter how they choose to travel with the airline. There are seven travel classes: Euro Traveller, World Traveller, World Traveller Plus, Club Europe, Club World, Club World London City, and First. British Airways economy class (Euro Traveller and World Traveller) will let passengers enjoy excellent service. As British Airways premium economy, World Traveller Plus will offer more privacy, space and comfort in a smaller and secluded cabin. Club Europe, Club World and Club World London City belong to British Airway business class; with the business class, passengers can travel in comfort and style with lounge access, delicious meals and drinks, extra space to work or relax. The highest class is British Airways First class. Passengers can enjoy dedicated services at any stage of their trip with the most luxurious and excellent offers.

British Airways inflight services

British Airways Club World Service Tray

Aim at providing the passengers with the best service during flight time, British Airways inflight services are world-class excellence. As passengers’ taste changes when they are at 30,000 feet, the airline has improved inflight meals and drinks so that passengers can have better tastes. On board menu has a variety of tasty savoury and sweet option. Passengers can enjoy complimentary food and drinks which suites times or personally demands.

In addition, passengers can experience a lot of inflight entertainments. Passengers can stay connected with the world, work and social network with inflight wifi service. Furthermore, passengers can relax with digital newspapers and magazines and some TV programs. Passengers can shop from a wide range of inflight goods. British Airways’ passengers will be provided with the best services and the most relaxing moment during their trips.

British Airways baggage allowance

British Airways baggage is divided into checked baggage, hand baggage, extra/overweight baggage, and other baggage essentials. Passengers should be well-prepared what can pack before departure.

All BA passengers are allowed to carry one piece of hand luggage and one small item (handbag, laptop) on board. British Airways hand luggage dimensions must not exceed 56cm x 45cm x 25cm and the small item must be less than 40cm x 30cm x 15cm. The maximum weight of both items is 23kg. British Airways checked baggage differs from routes, fares and ticket types. Each piece of luggage must not be larger than 90cm x 75cm x 43cm with a weight allowance of either 23kg or 32kg depending on route/ticket. If the bag also exceeds the weight limit of checked bag allowance, passenger may need to pay an overweight bag charge as well.

British Airways check in service

British Airways at Terminal 5 check in counter

With British Airways, passengers can do check in within 24 hours prior to the departure. British Airways online check in, check in app, and check in at the airport. Online check in is available from 24 hours to 1 hour before departure time; for US travel, passengers need to check in 2 hours in advance. At the airport, passengers can check in at BA counter or kiosk check in to save time and avoid long queues.

British Airways promotions

British Airways' tiered loyalty programme, called the Executive Club, includes access to special lounges and dedicated "fast" queues. BA also invites its top corporate accounts to join a "Premier" incentive programme. In 2011, due to the merger with Iberia, British Airways announced changes to the Executive Club to maximise integration between the airlines. This included the combination and rebranding of Air Miles, BA Miles and Iberia Plus points as the IAG operated loyalty programme Avios.

Popular destinations of British Airways

CountryCityAirport
VietnamQui NhonPhu Cat Airport, Qui Nhon (UIH) - Vietnam
VietnamHanoiNoi Bai International Airport, Hanoi (HAN) - Vietnam
VietnamPhu QuocPhu Quoc Airport, Phu Quoc (PQC) - Vietnam
VietnamPleikuPleiku Airport, Pleiku (PXU) - Vietnam
VietnamDa NangDa Nang International Airport, Da Nang (DAD) - Vietnam
VietnamHo Chi Minh CityTan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) - Vietnam
MalaysiaKuala LumpurKuala Lumpur Airport, Kuala Lumpur (KUL) - Malaysia
United KingdomLondonLondon Gatwick Airport, London (LGW) - United Kingdom
United StatesPhoenixPhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix (PHX) - United States
CanadaCalgaryCalgary Airport, Calgary (YYC) - Canada
United StatesCharlotteCharlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte (CLT) - United States
Czech RepublicPragueVáclav Havel Airport Prague, Prague (PRG) - Czech Republic
VietnamCan ThoTra Noc International Airport, Can Tho (VCA) - Vietnam
VietnamNha TrangCam Ranh Airport, Nha Trang (CXR) - Vietnam
ThailandChiang MaiChiang Mai International Airport, Chiang Mai (CNX) - Thailand

Popular cheap routes of British Airways

Ban Me Thuot -> Mexico City 3,165 USDTuy Hoa <-> Miami 6,890 USD
Hongkong <-> Izmir 984 USDBangkok -> Aberdeen 750 USD
Sihanoukville -> London 875 USDMoscow <-> Krabi 1,481 USD
Taipei <-> Reykjavik 2,016 USDDelhi -> Vancouver 1,079 USD
Phuket -> Amsterdam 798 USDPrague <-> New York 636 USD
Calgary <-> Mumbai 1,515 USDPakse <-> Cancun 7,905 USD
U Tapao -> Amsterdam 780 USDPleiku -> Raleigh 3,595 USD
Singapore <-> Sydney 554 USDPhu Quoc -> Cancun 2,892 USD
Dalat -> Montreal 2,973 USDSiem Reap -> Paris 1,282 USD
Can Tho <-> London 2,264 USDHo Chi Minh City -> Lanzarote 680 USD

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