Discover the wonders of the Indian Ocean with British Airways

29 January 2020

The postcard-perfect islands of the Indian Ocean have never been easier to reach. With British Airways’ exceptional lounges, delightful dining and exquisite features, you can now get there in stylish comfort thanks to their unparalleled in-flight experience. Now it’s down to you to decide which island paradise is the one for you and which British Airways cabin will take you there.

Spectacular destinations

Flying to more than 170 destinations across 70 countries, British Airways connects you to some truly unmissable places. We’ve handpicked just a few of the many extraordinary destinations you can fly to with British Airways.

Escape to the mesmeric Maldives

From November to March British Airways offers Club World, World Traveller Plus and World Traveller seats aboard their direct flights to the Maldives’ capital city, Malé.

Opulent accommodation is in no shortage across this blissful nation as over-water villas stand above glistening turquoise waters and beachfront hideaways offer direct access to untouched swatches of snow-white sand. Combined with the excellent array of attractions including submarine tours, underwater nightclubs, beachfront dining experiences and so much more, the Maldives becomes a must-see for any traveller.

Marvel at the natural beauty of Mauritius


Providing Club World, World Traveller Plus and World Traveller seats across five flights a week over the winter months and three flights a week during the summer, British Airways offers an exceptional inflight experience throughout the journey to Mauritius. An isle of stunning beaches, dense forests and majestic mountains, Mauritius’ impeccably beautiful landscape offers ample opportunity to relax or to take a step out of your comfort zone and explore its rugged landscape. You’ll enjoy world-class snorkelling, sublime cuisine and breath-taking waterfalls as you take the time to discover all the Mauritius has to offer, beyond the comfort of your lavish accommodation.

“The main island of Mahe is the perfect island for eco-tourists with its incredible unspoilt surroundings and the most photographed beach in the world!”

Alice, Travel Counsellor

Indulge in the sensational Seychelles


British Airways’ twice-weekly year-round flights to the stunning Seychelles offer every one of their incredible classes including the exquisite First. Across these incredible islands, you can enjoy some of the best snorkelling and scuba divining in the world where vibrant reefs are waiting to be discovered. Thanks to the archipelago’s close proximity to the equator, you’ll find year-round warm waters inviting you in to find whale sharks, dolphins and turtles amongst other creatures.

Immerse yourself in this faraway paradise where topaz waters, crimson sunsets and sparkling white sand beaches await. With tantalizing cuisine, divine beaches and year-round tropical warmth, this tranquil haven is truly unmissable.

Exceptional Classes

World Traveller

Providing delicious cuisine, a full-service bar, a personal entertainment system and complimentary headphones, World Traveller packs all the comfort and class that you expect from British Airways at an affordable price. Offering family-friendly features and kids’ activity packs, World Traveller supplies everything you need.

World Traveller Plus

Offering an enhanced inflight experience World Traveller Plus has fewer rows, creating a relaxing, quieter and more spacious setting. Inspired by Britain’s best dishes, World Travellers delightful dining experience provides greater choice and quality through newly crafted seasonal menus created using the finest locally sourced ingredients. Sit back, relax and enjoy the complimentary bar service that supplies a selection of signature cocktails, hot drinks and juices.

Club World

Combining premium comfort with stylish practical features, Club World provides guests with an unforgettable inflight experience. Envision your favourite armchair, your bed, your dining table and your office all in one - your spaciously private seat is expertly designed for you to relax, sleep or get work done. Get lost in a classic film or captivating series with a diverse library of new releases that also includes music, eBooks and games.

Immerse yourself in a tranquil haven as Club World grants you access to lavish treatments at Elemis Spas when flying from London Heathrow. 


Soar the skies in true luxury with British Airways First. Fusing British heritage with contemporary design, First provides the ultimate in-flight experience. Working with some of the world’s best chefs, British Airways has curated a new delectable à la carte menu, whilst also providing lighter options that focus on fresh seasonal ingredients of British provenance. Your fine dining experience is complete with exclusively designed crockery, cutlery and glassware from the finest British designers, William Edwards, Studio William and Dartington. A new afternoon tea service showcases a delicious section of sandwiches, delicate pastries and scones in addition to a wide variety of exquisite teas. 

Embark on the journey of a lifetime with British Airways and Contact your Travel Counsellor to take advantage of exclusive benefits including full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to support you before, during and even after your trip.


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