History and heritage

Heritage galleries

We are proud to hold an extensive archive of photos and posters spanning the British Airways' history. You can book an in-person appointment to view the collection at the Heritage Centre and buy posters or images of aircraft, uniforms and more.


Imperial Airways Armstrong Whitworth AW27 Ensign G-ADSU Euterpe.

BA Baccarat Weatherall Uniform 1977-A.


Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd, Paris & Scandinavia.

Fly Rolls-Royce to London British European Airways Viscount and Fly BOAC to East Africa.

Purchasing photographs and posters

Copies of many of the photographs and posters are available to purchase.

Posters are available to buy as reprints, costing £10 for A3 or £35 for A2, plus postage and packaging. Postage and packaging within the UK is £5, or for prices outside the UK please contact the Heritage Centre. 

To purchase a photograph or poster please phone, email or write to us using the details below. 

Contact the Heritage Centre

Telephone: +44 (0)20 8562 5777 / 5737

By post:
British Airways Heritage Collection
Waterside (HDGA)
PO Box 365
United Kingdom

Email the Heritage Centre for more information