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British Airways and subsidiaries: number of passengers carried 2011-2019

In 2019, British Airways, including its subsidiaries, uplifted 47.7 million passengers. This was the peak since the beginning of the reporting period in 2010, with the distance flown also echoing this development.
British Airways was born out of four separate airlines in 1974, following efforts by the British government to establish a new British Airways Board and end an ongoing dispute between two of its predecessors in disagreement over airspace usage rights.

Profit increase

In 2019, British Airways generated a net profit of nearly 1.1 billion British pounds. This was a 47 percent decrease compared to the previous year.

Who is on the throne?

British Airways was the second leading United Kingdom based airline by passenger numbers. EasyJet Group, with combined figures for its two companies easyJet UK Ltd and easyJet Airline Company Ltd led the ranking with roughly 51.85 million people uplifted.

Number of passengers traveling with British Airways and its subsidiaries from 2011 to 2019

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Release date

July 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2011 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures prior to 2017 were taken from previous reports.

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