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British Airways offer a global network of nearly 600 destinations in every corner of the world. Their range of travel classes offers something for every taste and budget. No matter how you choose to travel, British Airways aim to make your journey more enjoyable and special.

British Airways from London Heathrow

The London to Sydney route, via Singapore, from Heathrow's Terminal 5 is operated by British Airways’ newest aircraft, the Boeing 777-300ER , which offers the airlines latest onboard cabin design in First, their business class Club World, World Traveller Plus, their premium economy cabin, and World Traveller, their economy cabin. The aircraft also offers the airlines newest in-flight entertainment system, which offers up to 50 per cent more movies and doubles the number of TV and music options. British Airways’ other Singapore service, the BA011 from London and the BA012 from Singapore to London, will continue to be operated using a Boeing 747-400 with the Airbus A380 gradually being introduced.

British Airways continues to offer connecting services from Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong to a variety of cities in Australia. Please note that the initial journey from London Heathrow must be on a British Airways operated service and connecting flights will be on Qantas or Cathay Pacific operated services using a British Airways codeshare. There are also a number of codeshare flights available from Sydney to various destinations in Australia and New Zealand. Stopover are permitted in Singapore and Bangkok, but not Hong Kong.
Regional Connections:  Using BA services it is possible to connect with flights from Belfast, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle, 

Premium Economy
British Airways are one of the few airlines that offer an Economy seat (World Traveller Plus) with more space, an upgraded seat and in a dedicated cabin. With a premium level of service these seating options are becoming increasingly popular on long haul flights.  These seats are available on the daily London to Sydney service and other selected flights.

Pre-Booked Seats
Once your flight has been ticketed seats can be pre-booked.  The cost on long haul flights is from £25 per flight per person (from £50 for Exit Row). Seats can be booked for free 24 hours before departure.
To help you decide your preferred seating check the aircraft type on your flight itinerary and look at the following website: www.seatguru.com  

Baggage Allowance
The following is the current baggage allowance on flights through to Australasia
Checked:  World Traveller   23 kgs       World Tvl Plus 2 x 23 kgs       Club World & First 3 x 32 kgs
Carry on:  Maximum weight of 23 kgs (there is a size restriction) in all cabins 

Pre-Book Meals
During 2015 British Airways will introduce the ability to pre-order your in-flight meals for all passengers in First Class, Club World & World Traveller Plus travelling from London Heathrow.  The service is available online through 'Manage My Booking' from 30 days prior to departure. 

Online check in is available 24 hours before departure. 

Oneworld Alliance

British Airways is a member of the global Oneworld Alliance of leading international airlines including Cathay Pacific, Qantas, Malaysia and Qatar Airlines. The group have 15 member airlines and serve 150 countries approaching 1000 destinations. A number of special airfares are available including 2 different and quite unique Round the World (RTW) fares in the Oneworld Explorer and Global Explorer.

World Traveller

When flying in World Traveller you can relax in the knowledge that everything will be taken care of, you can simply sit back and enjoy the great entertainment and service on offer. Everything has been designed with your comfort in mind, from the ergonomically designed seat, complete with lumbar support and headrest, to your own seat-back screen and complimentary headphones.

World Traveller Plus

If you want to upgrade your trip and fly in style, World Traveller Plus has been designed to give long haul travel the edge. Whether you would like to work or rest, a separate and more spacious dedicated premium economy cabin and larger seat provide the benefits of a more premium experience. You’ll enjoy a more comfortable and relaxing journey and arrive in better shape.

  • Approx 38 in seat pitch
  • Increase recline
  • Supportive head, leg and footrest
  • Three course meal - main meal from Club World menu
  • Refreshment service
  • Two items (23kg each) checked luggage
  • On demand entertainment and connectivity for personal devices

Club World

Flying Club World means that you will have choices with more control. ‘Club Kitchen’ gives you the flexibility to help yourselves to delicious complimentary snacks between meals, while the Club World seat offers a unique, cocooned environment. It provides you with a personal space of your own, where you will have the option to sleep, work or simply relax. The ultra comfy seat also extends to a fully-flat position for a great night’s sleep.

  • 6ft 6in 'Z' position seat - 6ft flat bed
  • Touch button privacy
  • Designated check in, priority boarding & fast track security
  • Three items (32kg each) checked baggage 
  • World class menu, flexible dining options & expertly sourced wines and champagne
  • Exclusive lounges
  • On demand entertainment (10.4in flat screen) and connectivity for personal devices

First

The First journey begins before boarding. First lounges are elegant and calm and a perfect escape – where you can take advantage of complimentary treatments at the Elemis Travel Spa. Onboard, your seat is a discreetly serviced and smartly equipped haven, whether you want to wine and dine, or switch off and unwind. Meals will be prepared to order from the à la carte menu alongside a selection of Champagne and fine wines. Afterwards, you can relax into the fully-flat bed, which is now 60 per cent wider at the shoulder.

  • Private suite - 6ft flat bed
  • Exclusive check in, priority boarding & fast track security
  • Three items (32kg each) checked baggage 
  • Gift bag, duvet, pillow, cotton pyjamas & slippers
  • Exquisitely prepared cuisine , flexible dining options & finest wines and vintage champagne
  • Exclusive Premium lounges
  • On demand entertainment (15in flat screen) and connectivity for personal devices