Unlike many airlines, British Airways has three different types of cabin crew working out of its Heathrow (LHR) hub. Not only do these three types (or fleet’s) of cabin crew have different contracts and varying terms and conditions, they also operate different routes and never operate on the same plane together.
All BA cabin crew who joined the airline after 2010 are known as ‘Mixed Fleet’ crew – the name comes from the fact that they operate both short-haul routes and long-haul routes. The other two fleets of crew are Worldwide crew (who only operate long-haul flights) and Eurofleet crew – who, as the name suggests, only fly on domestic and European routes.
Because the three crew types can’t mix, Mixed Fleet has its own route network – destinations that are solely operated by Mixed Fleet cabin crew. British Airways currently flies to a total of 183 destinations in 70 countries and across six continents. Mixed Fleet cabin crew operate approximately 49 short-haul routes and XX long-haul routes.
Due to the fact that British Airways now only employs Mixed Fleet crew at LHR the number of destinations the fleet operates has steadily increased over the years. The destinations do change occasionally and we’ve highlighted the routes that are likely to be swapped in the coming months. We’ll keep this page updated as changes happen.
British Airways Mixed Fleet European Destinations[wpgmza id=”1″]
|KRK||Krakow||John Paul II International Airport|
|MAD||Madrid||BA460 and BA459 only|
British Airways Mixed Fleet Long-Haul Destinations
|BOS||Boston||BA239 and BA238 only|
|DEL||Delhi||BA257 and BA256 only|
|DXB||Dubai||BA150, BA104, BA107 and BA106 only|
|LAX||Los Angeles||Certain services only – shared with Worldwide|
|MIA||Miami||Certain services only – shared with Worldwide|
|NAS||Nassau||Bahamas and GCM – Grand Cayman|
|ORD||Chicago||BA297 and BA296 only|
To find out more about the Mixed Fleet contract and its pay and benefits check out this article: British Airways Cabin Crew Salary and Benefits 2017.
Mateusz Maszczynski honed his skills as an international flight attendant at the most prominent airline in the Middle East and has been flying throughout the COVID-19 pandemic for a well-known European airline. Matt is passionate about the aviation industry and has become an expert in passenger experience and human-centric stories. Always keeping an ear close to the ground, Matt's industry insights, analysis and news coverage is frequently relied upon by some of the biggest names in journalism.