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British Airways is the largest airline in the United Kingdom. If you want to travel the world, British Airways is your go-to airline. The airline travels to 160 destinations; and it is one of the few that fly to all 6 inhabited continents. In 2011, British Airways merged with the Spanish Iberia. Ever since, British Airways constitutes, along with Iberia, Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus and Aer Lingus Regional, the International Airlines Group, which is the third largest airline holding in Europe.

Book your flight ticket and fly British Airways to your favourite destination!

All fares are per person, in Euro and ‘as from’. They are subject to availability and change without prior notice. All pre-payable taxes are included. File charges (from €15/p.p.) and cancellation and/or travel insurance are not included. Airport taxes may differ according to the departure date, booking class and flight route.

Why choose British Airways?

160 destinations on all 6 inhabited continents - All in-flight services are included, even in Economy Class - Part of the International Airlines Group, the third largest airline holding in Europe - Member of Oneworld alliance, with accompanying frequent flyer benefits - Ample free baggage allowance (e.g. up to 23 kg carry-on baggage and free checked baggage for all classes) - 5 flights a day between Brussels and London

Flights from Brussels

In Brussels, 5 British Airways flights depart to London daily. You will reach Heathrow Airport within 1 hour 20 minutes, and from there you can travel to one of the many worldwide destinations! The flight schedule varies by day. If you book with Connections, you will immediately see which flights are available on your desired departure date.

Check in

You can check in online via British Airways from 24 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure via the British Airways website or the mobile app. At the airport, you can check in easily and quickly at the check-in desk. If you lose your boarding pass after checking in online, you can reprint it at the check-in desk at the airport. All you need is your booking reference number and some form of identification (such as a credit card or passport). Or you can check in at the check-in counter, of course.

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Luggage

At British Airways, you can bring a large amount of baggage for free! The exact amounts are dependent on the class you travel in. For checked baggage, the following applies:

Economy Class: 1 piece of max. 23 kg. Some destinations allow a larger amount.

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Premium Economy Class: 2 pieces of max. 23 kg per item. Flights to and from Brazil allow 2 bags of max. 32 kg a piece.

Business Class & First Class: 2 bags of max. 32 kg a piece for Club Europe travellers; Club World, Club World London City, Biz Bed and First passengers can bring 3 bags of 32 kg a piece.

The maximum allowed carry-on luggage is 1 bag of max. 56 x 45 x 25 cm and 1 handbag of laptop bag (max. 40 x 30 x 15 cm; 45 x 36 x 20 cm for flights to Brazil). Bags should not weigh more than 23 kg a piece.

Frequent flyer programme members can, in certain cases, carry a larger amount of baggage for free. More information in the frequent flyer section of the baggage overview on the British Airways website. Already booked? By logging in on the Manage My Booking page, you can easily check how many baggage you can take.

Luggage for children

Children travelling in their own seat can bring the same amount of carry-on and checked baggage as adults. For children aged 2 to 11, 1 foldable stroller and 1 car seat is allowed. For children under the age of 2 who travel in the lap of their parent or attendant, the following is allowed: 1 piece of carry-on baggage of max. 23 kg and dimensions of max. 56 x 45 x 25 cm; 1 piece of checked baggage of the same maximum weight as checked baggage for adults; 1 foldable stroller and 1 car seat.

Special luggage

Musical instruments may be carried free of charge if they fit within the permitted restrictions of free carry-on baggage. Larger instruments can be brought as checked baggage, and they are included in the amount of checked baggage free of charge. If you exceed this amount, additional costs will be charged. You can also book an extra seat for your instrument. For more information on the possibilities, phone us at least 24 hours before your flight departure. In most cases, sports equipment can be transported as part of the checked baggage allowed for free. On the British Airways website, you will find a list of the different types of sports equipment, including transportation rules.

Liquids and gels

In carry-on luggage, liquids, gels, pastes and aerosols can only travel in containers of max. 100 ml each. These must be wrapped in a transparent and resealable plastic bag with a maximum capacity of 1 litre, and dimensions of max. 20 x 20 cm. The bag must be closed and the articles must fit easily. One transparent plastic bag per person is allowed. However, you can always bring the following, free of charge: Baby food to be consumed during the flight (milk, milk powder, boiled water and other baby food) Medication to be taken during the flight, accompanied by a receipt or statement from your doctor.

London Heathrow Airport

The home base of British Airways is Heathrow Airport, which is the largest airport in Europe, and the airport with the most connections to other airports. This makes Heathrow Airport the central aviation hub in Europe. Globally, Heathrow is the third most frequented airport. Heathrow is located 24 kilometres west of downtown London. You can easily reach the airport by train, bus or metro. The fastest connection is the Heathrow Express train: you reach central London within 15 minutes! This train leaves every 15 minutes.

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On the plane

British Airways is known for its good and inclusive service: even Economy Class passengers can enjoy all offered in-flight services at no additional cost. That way, you will never face unpleasant surprises!

   

British Airways offers four classes: Economy Class, Premium Economy Class, Business Class and First Class. Economy Class flights within Europe are called Euro Traveller; non-EU flights are called World Traveller. Premium Economy Class also goes by the name of World Traveller Plus. In addition, British Airways distinguishes three types of Business Class: Club Europe (European flights), Club World (intercontinental flights) and Club World London City (flights between New York JFK and London).

If you travel Economy Class, you won’t miss anything: free drinks, snack and newspapers are included on both intercontinental and European flights. On intercontinental flights, you will also get a meal, in-flight entertainment on your personal screen, a pillow, blanket and some personal care products. Not fancy enough? Then you can travel Premium Economy Class, including more spacious seats, power supply and a more extensive menu. Business Class travellers enjoy even more seating space and a luxurious multi-course menu, produced by top chefs. On intercontinental flights, you can sleep comfortably in a lounger that can be adjusted into a flat bed. The ultimate travel experience is preserved for the First Class passenger: you will travel in your own private suite, featuring a completely flat bed with mattress. You will be treated to an exclusive menu and you can choose from various champagnes.

Fleet

British Airways has a fleet of 280 aircrafts. The bulk of the British Airways fleet consists of Boeing aircrafts, including the very modern Airbus 380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

   

Frequent flyer benefits

British Airways is the founder of Oneworld alliance, which means that all Oneworld frequent flyers can make use of the frequent flyer benefits during their British Airways flight. British Airways’ own frequent flyer programme, Executive Club, is divided into four categories: Blue, Bronze, Silver and Gold. Benefits include (depending on the category) priority check-in, access to Business Class lounges, priority boarding, and extra baggage allowances. You can find a full overview of the benefits per category on the British Airways site.

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Awards

In 2015, British Airways won the prize of best airline in Western Europe during the US Business Traveler Awards. In 2014, the airline won, among others, the Business Traveler Awards for best airline, best short-distance carrier and best frequent flyer programme.


Disclaimer:

The information on this page is not legally binding. The information provided is subject to change. Airlines change their conditions regularly; visit the airline website for the latest information. Prices are starting prices, per person and in euros. Rates are subject to availability on return flights, including pre-pay airport taxes and excluding file charges (from € 12 pp), cancellation or all-in insurance. Because airport taxes depend on departure date, booking class and flight route, they can fluctuate compared to the rates mentioned here.