The main hub of British Airways (BA) is London-Heathrow Airport. It is often expensive and serves many short and long distance trips, business and leasure. It is major competition for US Airways, and Air France, as well as Delta Airines. British Airlines is second largest carrier from England. BA was founded in 1974 and Privatised in 1984, to operate with hubs at Gatwick and London. British Airways is a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance, along with American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Qantas, and the now defunct Canadian Airlines. British Airways merged with Iberia on 21 January 2011 forming IAG. In 1998 British Airways re-modernized with new Airbus models, and many of them. British Airways also ordered a huge amount of American aircraft including the Boeing 747 and L-1011 Tristar, in fact, British Airways is the largest current operator of 747s. British Airlines' sole subsidiary is BA Cityflyer and Openskies. British is also known as a past owner of the Concorde airliner.
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