Officially founded in 1974 but with a history dating back to before the Second World War, we face an icon of aviation, a company that was born at the same time as the aircraft industry in the UK, expanding its influence and importance beyond their country of origin. British Airways just recently celebrate their 20th anniversary of flying to Mexico and today connects the country with virtually every corner of the world, expanding increasingly flight destinations and continuity.
First is the Premium service British Airways offers, where each private suite has a closet and windows with electronic blinds, a personal power for laptops and other devices, in addition to a bed with an excellent mattress and pristine bedding and attentive and exclusive service.
The surprise gourmet experiences on each trip, while access to luxury lounges and Elemis Travel Spa treatments, make First by BA, the First Class service par excellence to travel the world. By the way, the British Airways Airbus A380 offers improved First suites at the front of the main deck version. A sophisticated and contemporary design with British stamp is the protagonist of this service, which also includes a kit with wellness products specially created for this Premium service.
Through check-in /exclusive for First customers, there is no need to queue, while access becomes faster through the security check (Fast Track Security) available at London Heathrow, London Gatwick and JFK New York, while quick access is available for arrivals (Fast Track arrivals) is available at London Heathrow for First and Club World customers.
The real experience begins in the elegant lounges, where you can enjoy a wide and fine selection of drinks and wine, snacks and equipment for those who wish to work. The Concorde Room is the most luxurious, exclusive at London Heathrow Terminal 5 and Terminal 7, New York JFK, which has discrete booths, full waiter service, business suite and private cabanas at London Heathrow.
The dining experience in the Concorde Room starts with an intimate meal before boarding, accompanied by a glass of champagne, wine or cocktails. The menus of prestigious chefs in the world extol each experience, which is always high through the selection of fresh ingredients, customized options according to the tastes and food, great details that all flying through First known, as is their selection of cheeses and chocolates, and award-winning wines, champagne and spirits.
The traditional English tea is an absolute pleasure that lets you choose from a variety of delicious scones, cakes and biscuits that accompany this Victorian style tradition with a special selection of Twinings tea created exclusively for British Airways First. In the entertainment side, the LED 15-inch screens with isolating earphones noise include film premieres, documentaries, TV shows, music, audio books and games, integrating a USB port and an RCA connection for laptop, iPod or digital camera.
The concierge service is unique and goes hand in hand with Quintessentially Lifestyle, which is a travel expert advice 24 hours a day as well as privileged access to restaurants, events and other benefits. This service can be used from Terminal 5 of London Heathrow or from New York JFK. Traveling with British Airways First is a guarantee of absolute satisfaction, regardless of the destination.
Text: AMURA ± Photo: Air France / British Airways