Established back in 1974 after the merger of British European Airways Corporation and British Overseas Airways Corporation, British Airways (BA) is the UK’s largest airline headquartered in Waterside. The company was privatized in February of 1987. Providing service to some 150 destinations, British Airways has more than 240 aircraft in its fleet and is easily recognized worldwide.
It is a stock market rarity to find such limited competition in an essential and global business! However, that is the truth of Boeing, a corporate name as famous as its host city of Seattle near the west coast of the United States.