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About British Airways

British Airways is the UK's largest international scheduled airline, flying to over 600 destinations at convenient times, to the best located airports.

Biritsh Airways' main hubs are London Heathrow and London Gatwick. British Airways is a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance.

BA was founded in 1935 when several small uk air transport companies merged and formed the privately held British Airways LTD. British Airways was nationalized in 1939 when the government formed the BOAC (British Overseas Airways Cororation. In 1981 Sir John King, was appointed chariman with the goal of perparing the airline for privatisation. Colin Marshall was hired as the CEO in 1983, and together they transformed the loss making giant airline into one of the most profitable air carriers in the world. In the 90's BA became the world most profitable airline under the slogan "The World's Favourite Airline".

Whether customers are in the air or on the ground, British Airways takes pride in providing a full service experience.

The British Airways group consists of British Airways Plc and a number of subsidiary companies including in particular British Airways Holidays Limited.
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