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By British Airways Plc

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To Fly. To Serve.

The British Airways app makes booking, boarding and accessing everything about your flights easier than ever before. Personalised to you, the app gives you instant access to the information you need, when you need it.


- Personalised home screen
Your home screen is your personal gateway into the BA app. Themed around your next destination, it will give you easy access to important information surrounding your flight, including your mobile boarding pass.

You will also have quick access to flights you track, your most recent search and our best return fares to our most popular destinations.

- Book flights
Booking a flight with British Airways has never been easier. Browse our cheapest fares or quickly access your recent flight searches made from any device, and book a flight from over 130 countries.

- Manage your flights
Access and purchase upgrade offers from your phone, book seats in advance, add flights to your calendar or send them via email and get up-to-date arrival and departure times for all of your flights. Additionally, lounge users can access the British Airways Lounge Wi-Fi password.

- Apple Watch
The British Airways app on Apple Watch provides easy access to the most important flight information while you’re on the move. You can quickly view the flight number, route, departure time, flight status, a countdown to the departure time and the weather at your destination.

- Flight status and schedules
Search and track all British Airways flights for the latest arrival and departure times.

- Exclusive features for Executive Club Members
If you’re an Executive Club Member, you can check your Avios and Tier Points as well as view your full transaction history on your iPhone. Anyone can join the Executive Club for free on

Please refer to the 'Application Licence Agreement', linked on this page, to view the terms of use of this application and use of mobile boarding passes. By downloading the BA application, you agree to the terms of the Application Licence Agreement.
British Airways Plc Web Site British Airways Support Application Licence Agreement.

What's New in Version 5.11

- We've made some improvements to the Flight Status screens.

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Customer Reviews

Better than it used to be, still needs work though

The app is much better than it used to be and has a much clearer and more sophisticated aesthetic that I'm hoping one day the desktop website will have applied to it, as that is looking pretty old now. Anyway the app is fast and tells you relevant info about upcoming flights etc, but booking a flight is still neither intuitive or particularly clear, and I don't want to be sent out of the app! Make the booking all contained within the mobile friendly layout and easier to understand. Also when are you going to make booking a flight + hotel together a feature on the app?! It is very slow going with updates but one day we'll get there.

Good but clunky

Looks good. Feels a bit clunky. Great at holding your bookings. Checking in, choosing seat and getting boarding card all easy and much better than before. Links to passbook to keep boarding cards. I've never booked a flight on it. The whole thing feels a bit slow but probably better than competitor airlines apps. Gate number for your flight? The functionality is in there but I've never seen it used. Look at the monitor in the airport for that. Same with delays. Airport monitor says "delay". BA app says "on time". Clearly BA don't use that functionality either.

The version from a few years ago is still better but this remains the best airline app out there

The previous app was the best in the industry (I should know cos I have been flying BA and other airlines almost weekly for over 20 years). Now, with the latest upgrade, I often use a paper boarding card because it is more reliable - go figure. BA, fire your IT developers and re-release the old version without the link to passbook so you don't have to swap between apps to get your boarding pass that won't update anymore if something changes!

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  • Free
  • Category: Travel
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.11
  • Size: 25.9 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5.

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