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Flight status by text message

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Get up-to-the-minute flight information for yesterday, today and the next 14 days, on your mobile phone.

This service is only available if you have a UK or US registered mobile phone. Non UK or US registered phones will not be recognised and may still be charged by your mobile network provider.

collapsedshowUK registered mobile phones

Simply text 60747 with the information you are looking for, D for Departures or A for Arrivals, followed by the date and flight number. Flights departing today don't need a date to be included. Ensure you include the spaces as shown in the example below.

The text service is charged at your standard network rate for texts you send, plus 25p when you receive a message from us.

Example text messages
D 250513 BA117 Departure information for BA117 on 25 May 2013
A 150613 BA118 Arrival information for BA118 departing on 15 June 2013

Your text message with the flight information should arrive instantly.

Can we help you?

Text HELP to 60747 and we'll send you details on how to use the service.

Mobile charges

  • The text service is charged at your standard network rate, plus 25p when you receive a message from us. 
  • We will not charge you for any help or error messages. 
  • Using this service outside of the UK, may incur higher network charges.

Terms and conditions

  1. All the information is taken from our real time arrival and departure system. However due to the nature of text messages, information may be delayed, incomplete or not transmitted.
  2. British Airways does not have any control over the mobile networks and therefore accepts no guarantee for the delivery of these messages or the corruption of information by third parties.
  3. Any message not received will not be charged.
  4. This service is only available if you have a UK registered mobile.  Non UK registered phones will not be recognised and you may still be charged by your mobile network provider.
collapsedshowUS registered mobile phones

Simply text 70615 with the information you are looking for, D for Departures or A for Arrivals, followed by the date and flight number. Flights departing today don't need a date to be included. Ensure you include the spaces as shown in the example below.

Example text messages
D 250513 BA117 Departure information for BA117 on 25 May 2013
A 150613 BA118 Arrival information for BA118 departing on 15 June 2013

Your text message with the flight information should arrive instantly.

Can we help you?

Text HELP to 70615 and we'll send you details on how to use the service. Alternatively call 1 800 AIRWAYS or email us.

SMS charges

To use this SMS service, standard message and data rates may apply.

Terms and conditions

  1. All the information provided is taken from our real time arrival and departure system. However due to the nature of text messages, information may be delayed, incomplete or not transmitted. British Airways does not have any control over the mobile networks and therefore accepts no guarantee for the delivery of these messages or the corruption of information by third parties. Any message not received will not be charged.
  2. The SMS short-code of 70615 is only available if you have a US registered phone. Non US registered phones will not be recognised but you may still be charged by your mobile network provider.
  3. The British Airways North American shortcode (70615) could be used for standard rate interactive services such as direct response marketing, launching wapsites & two-way customer service communication. This service will be based on you sending an SMS to 70615 to initiate a service.
  4. Frequency of programme service - This is NOT a subscription service. You will receive replies from us when you send a SMS to 70615.
  5. Service Help Info - For help text HELP to 70615. Alternatively call 1 800 AIRWAYS or email us.
  6. To opt out text STOP, CANCEL, END, QUIT or STOP ALL to 70615.
  7. Carriers/networks supported are A11tel, AT&T Boost Mobile, Cellular One, Cellular South, Cincinnati Bell, Cricket (Leap Wireless), Nextel, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and Virgin Mobile.
  8. Privacy statement - British Airways does not store, use or share any personal information received via this service.