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The Best Transatlantic Airline at the 2012

Posted on: 31/01/2013

The Best Transatlantic Airline at the 2012


BRITISH AIRWAYS has accepted the top award for the Best Transatlantic Airline at the 2012 Skytrax World Airline Awards held at Farnborough Air Show.

British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom, based in Waterside, near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport. It is the largest airline in the UK based on fleet size, international flights and international destinations and second largest measured by passengers carried, behind easy Jet.

British Airways serves nearly 170 destinations, including six domestic. It is one of only ten carriers to fly to all six permanently inhabited continents.

British Airways offers up to four cabin classes on its international longhaul flights, including First, Club World (Business Class), World Traveler Plus (Premium Economy) and World Traveler (Economy), with European flights from London offering Club Europe (Business Class) and Euro Traveler (Economy Class).

Apart from the Best Transatlantic Airline Award, British Airways also received top five placements in the following categories: Best Premium Economy, Best Business Class, Best Business Class Lounge and Best First Class Lounge for Heathrow.

British Airways is one of the world’s most recognized airlines and a founding member of the OneWorld® alliance. The airline and its affiliates service more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia, with its main hub London Heathrow.

As a member of the British Airways Executive Club Frequent Flyer Programme, you earn Avios towards your tier status every time you travel on eligible OneWorld flights. And when you are ready to redeem your points, more than 750 destinations await you across the OneWorld alliance.


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