British Airways - worldwide revenue 2010-2018

In 2018, British Airways generated about 13 billion British pounds (or around 16.6 billion U.S. dollars) in revenue.

British Airways

Created in 1974, British Airways is a flagship airline in the United Kingdom, and the second largest airline in the United Kingdom. In 2017, the airline carried more than 45 million passengers and handled almost 50,000 metric tons of air freight.

Aviation industry in Europe

Now that flying is more accessible, cost-effective, and quicker, more people are looking to fly within Europe. In 2017, European airports handled around 1.1 billion passengers. The leading European airline group in that year was the German airline, Lufthansa; the airline generated around 40.5 billion U.S. dollars in revenue that year. Following Lufthansa was Air France-KLM. The French airline carried passengers on over 255 billion revenue passenger kilometers in 2018.
Cargo traffic in the region is also increasing. In 2017, Europe accounted for 22 million tons of the cargo traffic handled.

British Airways Plc's worldwide revenue from FY 2010 to FY 2018

Revenue in million British pounds
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FY 2010 to FY 2018

Special properties

fiscal year ends December 31.

Supplementary notes

Figures prior to 2018 were taken from previous annual reports.

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