British Airways is a founding member of oneworld, the alliance of airlines around the globe, which serves some 700 destinations, and offers the best connections. A joint business agreement between American, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair allows members of the AAdvantage, Executive Club and Plus programs to earn and redeem points or miles on codeshare flights across the airlines.For more information visit ba.com NOTES TO EDITOR:
- On Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays the flight will depart London Gatwick's South Terminal at 10:20am and arrive into Oakland at 1:15pm. The flight will depart at 2:45pm and arrive into London Gatwick at 9:25am the next morning.
- On Tuesdays, the flight departs at 11:25am from London Gatwick and arrive into Oakland at 2:20, returning at 3:50pm with an arrival into London Gatwick at 10:30am the next morning.
- Gatwick is only 30 minutes by train to the popular seaside destination Brighton, which is home to the new British Airways i360 attraction. The British Airways i360 is the world's first vertical cable car and allows visitors to cruise up slowly to 450 feet and enjoy breath-taking 360 degree views of up to 26 miles.
- British Airways' operations will be based at London Gatwick South Terminal from January 2017 welcoming customers with a new larger, brighter lounge, upgraded check-in area and easier access from public transport.
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