Airline alliances

Where we fly.


We have arrangements with a number of other airlines to extend the number of destinations we offer and enhance the benefits to you.

Our partnerships and alliances

British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia transatlantic joint business

Our new transatlantic joint business with American Airlines and Iberia will give you access to a global network of over 400 destinations, more convenient connections and better scheduled travel times.

Find out more about the transatlantic joint business

oneworld alliance

We are a member of oneworld along with American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Lan Airlines, Malév, Mexicana, Qantas, Royal Jordanian and S7 Airlines.

As a member of oneworld we offer you:

  • an extended route network of around 700 destinations
  • global support on the ground and in the air
  • greater rewards and privileges for our Executive Club members
Find out more about oneworld

Executive Club and airline partners

If you are a member of our Executive Club you have the added benefit of earning miles with our airline partners.

Earning miles with oneworld partners

Earning miles with airline partners

BA CityFlyer

BA CityFlyer is a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways and operates all UK and European services to and from London City airport.

Franchise partners

We have relationships with independent airlines based in South Africa and Scandinavia that use the British Airways name, livery and flight code. They operate to our high standards of customer service, quality and hospitality.

Our franchises

AirlineFlight number rangeAircraft operated
Comair Pty Ltd
Based in Johannesburg, operating to destinations in Southern Africa including Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Harare, Livingstone, Victoria Falls and Windhoek.
BA6200-6449Boeing 737
Sun-Air of Scandinavia A/S
Based in Billund, operating flights from Denmark to destinations including Brussels, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Oslo, Manchester, Dusseldorf, Paris and Helsinki.
BA8200-8299Jetstream 31/32
Dornier 328


OpenSkies is a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, which operates between Europe and the United States. 
More about OpenSkies

Codeshare partners

We offer codeshare services on selected routes with all oneworld member airlines as well as routes with Aer Lingus, Flybe, Kingfisher, Loganair and Meridiana.

  • Codeshare flights have two codes - the British Airways flight number, as appears on your ticket, and the flight number of the partner airline operating the service.
  • You will be advised which airline operates the flight at the time of booking.
  • We work closely with our partner airlines to provide a level of service that closely matches our own.

PrivateConnect - a private jet service

British Airways and CitationAir have created an exciting new service, PrivateConnectTM, to give you exclusive pay-by-the-trip access to CitationAir's extensive fleet of private jets, and the efficiency, productivity and flexibility that private air travel affords.

Find out more about PrivateConnect

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