Civil aviation profile prints. Available prints options: Design / Dark Theme / Plain background; Size Panorama (914×305 mm / 36"×12"); Size Standard (610×305 mm / 24"×12").
Boeing 747-400 British Airways
Registration: G-BYGC Painted: "BOAC (1964-1974) retro" special colours Type: 747-436 Engines: 4 × RR RB211-524G Serial Number: 25823 First flight: Jan 11, 1999
British Airways is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size. The airline is based in Waterside near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport. A British Airways Board was established by the United Kingdom government in 1972 to manage the two nationalised airline corporations, British Overseas Airways Corporation and British European Airways, and two smaller, regional airlines, Cambrian Airways, from Cardiff, and Northeast Airlines, from Newcastle upon Tyne. On 31 March 1974, all four companies were merged to form British Airways. British Airways is a founding member of the Oneworld. British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) was the British state-owned airline created in 1939 by the merger of Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd.