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Passengers uplifted by British Airways plc 2008-2019

Since 2008, the total number of passengers uplifted by British Airways plc in the United Kingdom (UK) has been increasing and reached 44.5 millions in 2019. This figure excludes the company's subsidiary. BA CityFlyer .

History and current situation of British Airways

British Airways was created in 1974 as the flag carrier airways of the United Kingdom. The UK-based airline is one of the founding members of the Oneworld aviation alliance and owns BA CityFlyer as its subsidiary, which generated revenue of over 278 million British pounds in 2018. The total revenue of British Airways from its worldwide operations has been increasing since 2010, reaching over 13.2 billion British pounds. On the other hand, the total operating expenses of British Airways plc raised steadily between 2011 and 2018, reaching 8.1 billion British pounds in 2018.

British Airways in global aviation industry

Despite exponential increases in revenue and passenger figures, the UK-based airline holds a relatively minor position in the global aviation industry. In 2019, British Airways was the 13th airline by the size of its fleet, with 274 aircraft in operation. The UK-based carrier ordered 12 Airbus A380 in 2019, becoming the fourth biggest order globally. Yet, British Airways’ on-time arrival performance is below 80 percent, making it 11th punctual member of the Oneworld alliance.

Number of passengers uplifted by British Airways plc from 2008 to 2019

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Release date

May 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2008 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures for years previous to 2019 published earlier by the source.
Values have been rounded.

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