british airways 100 years in the sky

This two-part series commemorates the centenary of birth of british airways in 1919 when, on the 25th august, a single-engined De Havilland DH4A aircraft owned by the air transport and travel company lifted off from hounslow heath, near london and made the first international scheduled flight. the passenger aviation industry was born.

Mixing insightful interviews and remarkable archive, the series charts the development of these early airlines as they gradually develop into one government owned company, navigate the turbulent skies of ww2 before evolving into the British Airways that we know today.