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British Airways

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
BA
BAW
125
Speedbird
Yes

British Airways Airbus A380-800
British Airways
PO Box 365
West Drayton
Middlesex UB7 0GB
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel.: +44 208 738 5050
Fax: +44 208 738 9898
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ba.com

Type: Scheduled, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Publicly held (100%)
Subsidiaries: L'Avion (100%); FlyBe (15%); Comair (10.9%); OpenSkies (100%); BA CityFlyer (100%)
Base: London (LHR); London (LGW)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: August 1919
Alliances: Oneworld
British Airways operates the follwoing aircraft: Executives:
  • 2 x Airbus A380-800 (+10 planned)
  • 54 x Boeing 747-400
  • (18) x Airbus A350-1000 (planned)
  • (12) x Boeing 787-10 (planned)
  • 4 x Boeing 787-8 (+4 planned)
  • (22) x Boeing 787-9 (planned)
  • 46 x Boeing 777-200
  • 7 x Boeing 777-300 (+7 planned)
  • 21 x Boeing 767-300
  • 44 x Airbus A319-100
  • 50 x Airbus A320-200 (+8 planned)
  • 18 x Airbus A321-200
  • 7 x Boeing 737-300
  • 26 x Boeing 737-400
Chairman:
Chief Executive:
Chief Financial Officer:
Flight ops Director:
Martin Broughton
Willie Walsh
Keith Williams
Stephen Riley

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
British Airways  
BA
BAW+SHT+XMS
United Kingdom London-Heathrow/Gatwick 1974-
Formed 1/4/74 through the amalgation of BOAC, BEA, and Cambrian, Northeast, Scottish & Channel Divisions of the British AW board formed in 1972. Privatized in 1987. Acquired BCAL in 1988, Dan-Air in 1992. Used ICAO code 'SHT' for intra-UK shuttle flights. Created oneworld partnership with American in 1999. Discussions for possible merger with KLM failed in 2000. Reopened merger talks with American Airlines in 10/2005, with Iberia in 2007 (re-started in 7/08). 2.99% purchased by Iberia in 7/08, increased to 7.3% on 8/10/08. Entered merger exploration talks with Qantas (via a dual-listed company structure) in 11/08, cancelled 12/08. Merger talks with Iberia conditionally approved by boards on 12/11/09, under new holding "International Consolidated Airlines Group", firmed up 8/4/10, approved 14/7/10 by EU regulators, 29/11/10 by shareholders. IAG shares started trading on 24/1/11.

Accidents and Incidents (includes BOAC & BEA):
Date
Manufacturer
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
Airbus A319-131
G-EUOE
London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) United Kingdom
0
Damaged
Boeing 777-236ER
G-YMMM
London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) United Kingdom
0
w/o
Boeing 777-236ER
G-VIIK
Denver International, CO (DEN) USA
0+ 1
repaired
21-Mar-92
BAC/Aérospatiale Concorde
G-BOAB
North Atlantic Atlantic
0
minor
18-Feb-91
Boeing 747-136
G-AWND
Kuwait International Airport (KWI) Kuwait
0
w/o
10-Jun-90
BAC One-Eleven 528FL
G-BJRT
near Didcot United Kingdom
0
substantial
10-Sep-76
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident
G-AWZT
near Vrbovec Croatia
63
w/o
28-Dec-75
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident
G-ARPC
London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) United Kingdom
0
w/o
15-Sep-75
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident
G-AVYD
Bilbao Airport (BIO) Spain
0
w/o
16-May-75
Boeing 747-136
G-AWNB
near Glasgow-Prestwick (PIK) United Kingdom
0
minor
19-Jan-73
Vickers 802 Viscount
G-AOHI
56 km N of Glasgow United Kingdom
4
w/o
18-Jun-72
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident
G-ARPI
near Staines United Kingdom
118
w/o
02-Oct-71
Vickers 951 Vanguard
G-APEC
1 km E of Aarsele Belgium
63
w/o
19-Jan-71
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident
G-AWZA
Bedford-Thurleigh Airport United Kingdom
0
substantial
29-Jul-69
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident
G-ARPS
London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) United Kingdom
0
w/o
03-Jul-68
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident
G-ARPT
London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) United Kingdom
0
w/o
08-Apr-68
Boeing 707-465
G-ARWE
London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) United Kingdom
5
w/o
04-Dec-67
Armstrong-Whitworth AW-650 Argosy
G-ASXP
London-Stansted United Kingdom
0
w/o
12-Oct-67
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
G-ARCO
35 km S off Demre, [Mediterranean Sea] Turkey
66
w/o
05-Mar-66
Boeing 707-436
G-APFE
Mount Fuji Japan
124
w/o
27-Oct-65
Vickers 951 Vanguard
G-APEE
London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) United Kingdom
36
w/o
04-Jul-65
Armstrong-Whitworth AW-650 Argosy
G-ASXL
near Piacenza Italy
0
w/o
21-Dec-61
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4B
G-ARJM
near Ankara-Esenboga Turkey
27
w/o
11-Nov-60
Bristol 175 Britannia 102
G-ANBC
Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) Sudan
0
w/o
07-Jan-60
Vickers 802 Viscount
G-AOHU
London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) United Kingdom
0
w/o
05-Jan-60
Vickers 701 Viscount
G-AMNY
Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) Malta
0
w/o
24-Dec-58
Bristol 175 Britannia 312
G-AOVD
Sopley Park United Kingdom
9
w/o
22-Oct-58
Vickers 701C Viscount
G-ANHC
Anzio Italy
31
w/o
16-May-58
Douglas C-47A-25-DL Dakota C.3
G-AGHP
Chatenoy France
3
w/o
28-Apr-58
Vickers 802 Viscount
G-AORC
Craigie United Kingdom
0
w/o
06-Feb-58
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
G-ALZU
München-Riem Airport (MUC) Germany
23
w/o
17-Nov-57
Vickers 802 Viscount
G-AOHP
near Ballerup Denmark
0
w/o
23-Oct-57
Vickers 802 Viscount
G-AOJA
Belfast-Nutts Corner United Kingdom
7
w/o
28-Sep-57
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
G-AOFY
Islay-Glenegedale Airport (ILY) United Kingdom
3
w/o
14-Mar-57
Vickers 701 Viscount
G-ALWE
Wythenshawe United Kingdom
20+ 2
w/o
24-Jun-56
Canadair C-4 Argonaut
G-ALHE
near Kano Nigeria
32
w/o
22-Apr-56
Avro 685 York C.1
G-AGNS
Idris Libya
w/o
20-Jan-56
Vickers 701 Viscount
G-AMOM
Blackbushe Airport (BBS) United Kingdom
0
w/o
21-Sep-55
Canadair C-4 Argonaut
G-ALHL
Tripoli-Idris Airport (TIP) Libya
15
w/o
08-Apr-55
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2
G-AMAB
9 km SW of Düsseldorf Germany
0
w/o
25-Dec-54
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-28
G-ALSA
near Glasgow-Prestwick (PIK) United Kingdom
28
w/o
13-Mar-54
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
G-ALAM
Singapore-Kallang Airport Singapore  
33
w/o
10-Jan-54
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 1
G-ALYP
16 km S off Elba Italy
35
w/o
12-Aug-53
Vickers 610 Viking 1B
G-AIVG
Paris-Le Bourget France
0
w/o
25-Jul-53
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 1
G-ALYR
Calcutta India
0
w/o
02-May-53
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 1
G-ALYV
near Calcutta India
43
w/o
05-Jan-53
Vickers 610 Viking 1B
G-AJDL
Belfast-Nutt... United Kingdom
27
w/o
26-Oct-52
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 1A
G-ALYZ
Roma-Ciampino Airport (CIA) Italy
0
w/o
26-May-52
Handley Page HP.81 Hermes IV
G-ALDN
114 km SSE of Atar Mauritania
1
w/o
31-Oct-50
Vickers 610 Viking 1B
G-AHPN
London Airport United Kingdom
28
w/o
17-Oct-50
Douglas C-47A-1-DK Dakota C.3
G-AGIW
Mill Hill United Kingdom
28
w/o
13-Apr-50
Vickers 610 Viking 1B
G-AIVL
near Hastings United Kingdom
0
substantial
01-Feb-50
Shorts S.45 Solent 3
G-AHIX
Southampton United Kingdom
0
w/o
19-Aug-49
Douglas C-47A-5-DK
G-AHCY
24 km NE of Manchester-Ringway (MAN) United Kingdom
24
w/o
19-Feb-49
Douglas C-47A-25-DK Dakota C.3
G-AHCW
near Exhall United Kingdom
10
w/o
01-Feb-49
Avro 685 York I
G-AGJD
Tripoli-Castel Benito Libya
0
w/o
13-Nov-48
Consolidated 32-2 Liberator II
G-AHYC
Prestwick-Heathfield Airport (PIK) United Kingdom
0
w/o
27-Aug-48
Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
G-AGMB
Tengah Singapore
0
w/o
30-Jul-48
Douglas C-47A-1-DK Dakota C.3
G-AGIX
near Sywell United Kingdom
0
w/o
14-Jul-48
Douglas C-47B-10-DK Dakota IV
G-AGKN
near Toulon France
6
w/o
21-Apr-48
Vickers 610 Viking 1B
G-AIVE
Irish Law Mt. United Kingdom
0
w/o
05-Apr-48
Vickers 610 Viking 1B
G-AIVP
3 km from Berlin-Gatow Germany
14
w/o
06-Jan-48
Vickers 610 Viking 1B
G-AHPK
Ruislip United Kingdom
1
w/o
23-Aug-47
Shorts S.25 Sandringham 5
G-AHZB
Bahrain Marine Air Base Bahrain
10
w/o
16-Jul-47
Avro 685 York C.1
G-AGNR
Az-Zubair Iran
6
w/o
26-Jan-47
Junkers Ju-52/3mg8e
G-AHOK
Renfrew United Kingdom
w/o
18-Jan-47
Shorts S.25 Sandringham 5
G-AHYZ
Belfast United Kingdom
w/o
11-Jan-47
Douglas C-47A-1-DK
G-AGJX
Stowting United Kingdom
8
w/o
03-Jan-47
Douglas C-47A-1-DK
G-AGJU
Whitchurch United Kingdom
0
w/o
23-Dec-46
Douglas C-47B-1-DK Dakota IV
G-AGKD
Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) Malta
w/o
18-Nov-46
Douglas DC-3-194D
G-AGBE
Lons le Saulnier France
0
w/o
20-Aug-46
Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
G-AGMF
Rouen France
8
w/o
15-Aug-46
Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
G-AGLU
Bournemouth-Hurn United Kingdom
0
w/o
14-Aug-46
Douglas C-47A-50-DL
G-AGHT
Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) Malta
1
w/o
07-Aug-46
Douglas C-47A-5-DK
G-AHCS
19 kmN of Oslo Norway
3
w/o
17-May-46
Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
G-AGMH
Karachi-Mauripur RAF Station Pakistan
0
w/o
02-May-46
Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
G-AGMC
Sydney, NSW Australia
0
w/o
17-Apr-46
Douglas C-47A-25-DL
G-AGHK
Oviedo Airport (OVD) Spain
0
w/o
23-Mar-46
Avro 691 Lancastrian 1
G-AGLX
Indian Ocean India
10
w/o
21-Feb-46
Consolidated 32-2 Liberator II
G-AGEM
Charlottetown, PE Canada
1
w/o
23-Jan-46
Douglas C-47A-50-DL Dakota C.3
G-AGIY
El Adem Libya
w/o
24-Oct-45
Douglas C-47A-1-DK
G-AGHR
Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) Malta
0
w/o
02-May-45
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
G-AGLI
Gulf of Botnia Atlantic
w/o
01-May-45
Douglas C-47B-10-DK Dakota 4
G-AGNA
Basra International Airport (BSR) Iraq
w/o
08-Apr-45
Douglas C-47B-10-DK Dakota 4
G-AGKM
El Adem Libya
w/o
28-Aug-44
Douglas C-47A-1-DK
G-AGIR
Telmest Morocco
w/o
16-Jul-43
de Havilland DH.91 Albatross
G-AFDK
near Shannon-Rinneanna Airfield Ireland
0
w/o
01-Jun-43
Douglas DC-3-194
G-AGBB
Bay of Biscay Atlantic
17
w/o