British Airways


British Airways
(abbr BA)
Britain’s largest airline. The company was owned by the state until 1987. In recent years it has lost business while low-cost airlines such as Ryanair and Easyjet have grown.

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An international passenger airline based in London with destinations in more than 80 countries.

Its predecessor companies include the nationalized British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) and British European Airways (BEA). In 1974 BEA and BOAC combined to form British Airways. The airline was privatized in 1987. It merged with British Caledonian later that year.

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