If you are booking a British Airways flight, you should learn how to check your British Airways flight status. Checking your flight status on British Airways is fairly simple, if you know how to use the internet (and hopefully you do). Checking your flight status is important because, obviously, it would be a serious misfortune if you were booked on the wrong flight and didn’t realize it until you arrived at the airport. This is why you should know how to check your British Airways flight status.
In order to learn how to check your British Airways Flight Status, you will need:
- A computer
- An internet connection
- Your flight number
- Make sure your have your booking information. This is the most important part of checking your British Airways flight status. You can't really do anything if you don't know your flight booking information. Your booking reference is six letters and British Airways uses it to identify you, so don't lose this number. Your booking reference is located on your ticket receipt. If you bought your ticket online, this number will be in your emailed receipt.
- Go to the British Airways Website. In order to check your flight status, click on the tab on the homepage of British Airways called, "Manage My Booking." You will be prompted to enter your booking reference and your last name. Click "Find My Booking." If you are unable to log in, it should be noted that it can take up to 24 hours for the British Airways system to recognize you, so make sure that you have waiting at least 24 hours after you purchased your ticket.
- Check your flight status. After you have signed into British Airways, you will be able to do more than just checking your flight status. You can check in for your flight 24 hours in advance. You can also check your itinerary, reserve seats, and enter any diet restrictions your have. You can even print your boarding pass.