Book your free upgrade to First

  • Call us now on 0844 493 0787

Book a Club World seat, get a first class experience.

Upgrade to First, one-way at no extra cost when you book a Club World return flight.

Discover the delights of First with our free upgrade with selected bookings made in Club World.

Our best value offers

Semi-flexible tickets

Get a great value deal when you book a Club World return ticket, and enjoy your upgrade to First one-way. These offers are always popular, so call now to secure yours.

Your agent will book you an eligible published semi-flexible return ticket in C, D or R class. Upgrades are subject to availability.

Offer ends 26 June 2015

Travel outbound before 30 August 2015 inclusive and return on or before 6 September 2015.

Exceptions apply to some routes and classes.

Freedom to change your mind

Fully flexible tickets

Book a fully flexible Club World return ticket and enjoy more than an upgrade to First, one-way. Give yourself the freedom to change your plans and your flights.

Your agent will book you an eligible published fully flexible return ticket in J class. Upgrades and flight changes are subject to availability.

Offer ends 26 June 2015. 

Travel outbound before 30 August 2015 inclusive and return on or before 6 September 2015.

Exceptions apply to some routes and classes.

Call now to book on 0844 493 0787

Remember to ask for your First upgrade when you book your ticket

  • Your free upgrade can be on the outbound or return part of your journey - whichever you prefer.
  • Upgrade to First is also available on American Airlines operated flights on eligible routes to the US when booked with a British Airways codeshare flight number
  • Book as many free upgrades as you like on eligible flights. They're all on us.
  • Alternatively you can contact your travel agent.

Discover First

A better seat yes, but much more besides.

Explore our First cabin and enter a world where personal service and attention to detail define your journey, from check-in through to your destination.

Discover our First cabin 


Step into our First lounges

Escape the hustle and bustle of the airport concourses and relax in our First lounges. Enjoy outstanding food and the finest wines and Champagne whilst soaking up our exceptional service. 

For the ultimate in exclusivity, explore The Concorde Room at London Heathrow Terminal 5 and JFK New York. Inspired by 5 star boutique hotels, this lounge is a unique and stylish home away form home.

Our business suite has everything you need to carry on working if you need to, whilst our cabanas give you privacy, with a day bed and en–suite bathroom.

For complete relaxation, before or after your flight, rejuvenate with Elemis Travel Spa and Skin Therapies, available at Heathrow Terminals 3 and 5 and New York JFK.

Find out more about our lounges

collapsedshowTerms and Conditions
  1. First class facilities listed may not be available on all our aircraft.
  2. This promotion is only open to Eligible Participants. An Eligible Participant is a person: resident in the United Kingdom or Ireland; aged 18 years or over; who books a Qualifying Flight; and travels during the Promotional Period. BA reserves the right to verify the eligibility of Eligible Participants.
  3. A Qualifying Flight is: (i) a published fully or semi-flexible return fare in Club World on selected BA mainline services departing from the UK; and (ii) must comprise of one sector in J (fully flexible) class, C, D and R (semi-flexible) classes and another sector in A class, and only on certain fare basis codes (see full terms and conditions on 
  4. For a limited number of destinations, a lower return fare in First may be available than the single fare offered under Upgrade to First. British Airways is in no way liable should customers not be offered this lower return fare at the time of booking.
  5. Return fares in First are subject to availability and fare terms and conditions.
  6. The promotion does not apply to bookings on certain routes. See full terms and conditions.
  7. Travel in J, C, D, R and A class must be booked by 23:59 GMT on 26 June 2015, and outbound travel must take place on or before 30 August 2015.
  8. For all fare classes, inbound travel (arrival in the UK) must take place on or before 6 September 2015.
  9. Flights on BA's franchisees or oneworld alliance members are excluded with the exception of certain American Airlines operated flights.
  10. Eligible Participants must request the upgrade at the time of booking.
  11. The upgrade is subject to redemption capacity in the First cabin on your chosen flight.
  12. All Qualifying Flights must be purchased and ticketed in the UK or Ireland, and all journeys must be started and finished in the UK or Ireland.
  13. This offer cannot be used for bookings on
  14. Bookings with this offer must be made with a travel agent or by contacting BA on 0844 493 0787 (or 1890 626747 if booking from Ireland).