British Airways, the UK's flag carrier, is a full service global airline, offering year-round low fares with an extensive global route network. Established in 1974, the airline is one of the world's largest international airlines, carrying in its last financial year to March 31, over 33 million passengers worldwide. Regarded as an industry-leader, the airline's two main operating bases are London's two principal airports, Heathrow (one of the world's biggest international airports) and Gatwick, flying to and from centrally located airports around the world.
Today British Airways operates to more than six hundred destinations in about eighty countries with a convenient time schedule. The main geographical areas of operation are Australia, South America, Africa, India, USA and the Middle East. British Airways operate to / from major Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore.
British Airways are a founder member of the One World alliance, they operate a frequent flyer program called The Executive Club offering reciprocal benefits on member carriers.
British Airways offer an on-line check in facility, allowing you to choose your seat, check-in and print your own boarding pass 24 hours prior to departure. At the time of check-in all seats on the aircraft, that have not been pre-assigned, will be available for you to choose from. The earlier you check-in, the greater the choice of seats you will have.