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Popular flights with British Airways

Flight Route Airline Trip Type Travel Dates Searched Price From
Johannesburg - Istanbul British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-11-15 to 2022-11-22 1 day R14469
Johannesburg - London British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-10-20 to 2022-10-27 1 day R12079
Johannesburg - London British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-10-04 to 2022-10-27 1 day R12079
Johannesburg - Dubai British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-10-09 to 2022-10-18 1 day R22359
Cape Town - London British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-12-05 to 2022-12-30 1 day R14199
Johannesburg - Mumbai (Bombay) British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-10-03 to 2022-11-03 1 day R23089
Johannesburg - Amsterdam British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-11-01 to 2022-11-06 1 day R10679
Cape Town - London British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-11-30 to 2023-01-06 1 day R13519
Johannesburg - Dublin British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-10-25 to 2022-11-03 1 day R9759
Cape Town - Istanbul British Airways ROUNDTRIP 2022-11-21 to 2022-12-27 1 day R19479
* Please note that the prices are subject to availability and block out dates do apply over peak season.

Why fly with British Airways

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No matter which cabin class you’re flying, British Airways ensures that you can comfortably relax on your journey. Enjoy spacious comfort, luxurious lounges and dedicated service throughout your journey.



With world-class menus designed by leading chefs, you’re in for a culinary treat aboard British Airways. Only the freshest, quality ingredients are served to enhance your inflight dining experience.

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As a founding member of Oneworld Alliance, you can relax in over 650 lounges worldwide, taking advantage of premium services and facilities, where you can arrive at your destination refreshed and recharged.

Please note British Airways has cancelled their flights from Joburg to Heathrow (until 1 February) and from Cape Town to Heathrow (until 1 March). Flights are subject to change.

British Airways is a full service global airline which a rich history and outstanding reputation. The airline’s origins can be traced all the way back to the birth of civil aviation, but since then, air travel has changed dramatically and so has this airline. Commanding the largest fleet in the UK, British Airways was created in 1974 and is one of the world’s leading airlines. BA is a founding member of Oneworld Alliance and is proud to be partnered with similar leading airline companies, providing world-class service and convenience across over 150 countries.

For British Airways flight specials, see their most popular destinations on Travelstart.

British Airways flies to and from King Shaka International Airport (DUR). Book cheap flights to Durban, Cape Town, Edinburgh, New York, London and other exciting places!

Compare and book flights with Emirates or popular flight routes with British Airways from Johannesburg to Mauritius, Cape Town to London, Cape Town to Pretoria and Durban to Mumbai.

Hand Luggage:

All passengers are allowed to carry one piece of hand luggage with a maximum weight of 23kg. Anything extra will need to be checked-in. An additional laptop bag/ handbag not exceeding 23kg may also be brought on as hand luggage. Infants (under 2 years) are allowed 1 cabin bag weighing a maximum of 23kg.

Checked Luggage:

The weight limit applies to each piece of luggage individually. Allowances vary depending on the route, so please consult the British Airways website for detailed information. Economy Class travellers are allowed 32kg per bag on most flights between Brazil, London and Doha. Other routes have a restriction of 23kg per bag. Club members and First Class passengers are allowed 2-3 pieces of checked luggage.

Infants & Children:

Infants are allowed one bag (23kg), pushchair and car seat.

Check-in can be done online, via the British Airways App, or at the airport.

British Airways Online Check-in:

Check in online 24 hours before departure, and print or download your boarding pass.

Airport Check-in:

Check-in desks close at various intervals. Long-haul international flights close 1 hour before departure, while short-haul flights close 45 minutes before departure.

If the passenger fails to arrive at the boarding gate in time, the space reserved for them on the flight will be cancelled.

Please not that if you are travelling on an intercontinental flight from London Heathrow, you will need to have your passport and visas checked before going through security.

Cabin Classes

British Airways offers four cabin classes:

• Economy

• Premium Economy

• Business Class

• First Class

OpenSkies members can enjoy premium, non-stop services in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class, between Paris Orly and New York.

Whether you’re in Economy or Business Class, you’ll be guaranteed a wonderful experience onboard with a wide selection of food and drinks, while the Highlife entertainment guide has a wide selection of movies, TV series, music channels and interactive games to keep you busy.

Long-haul flights have the following catering options:

First Class - a la carte menu, dine anytime; special meals are available

Club World - one-tray service to reduce social interaction in the cabin; special meals are available

World Traveler/ World Traveller Plus - full-tray service

A full bar service is once again available on long-haul flights. If you have any special dietary requests, please place your meal order 24 to 48 hours in advance.

Don’t miss out on their onboard duty-free shopping, too!

British Airways operates daily flights to London from Johannesburg and Cape Town.

British Airways
IATA code: BA
Hub airport: London Heathrow
Alliance: Oneworld
Loyalty program: Executive Club/ Avios
Inflight magazine: Highlife

The information on this page is correct as of date of publishing. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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