BEA - British European Airways

United Kingdom

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BEA I - The Main BEA page.
Information in the blue boxes has been provided by Michael Dawes.

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See also BEA II - Local & regional timetables 1946-50.
This section features BEA timetables from its first years when no system timetables were issued.

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November 1946
International routes
Broadsheet timetable probably intended for trade use
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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April 21, 1947
Dometic routes
Broadsheet timetable probably intended for trade use
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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January 1, 1948
Domestic routes
Broadsheet timetable probably intended for trade use
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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February 1, 1948
International routes
Broadsheet timetable probably intended for trade use
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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September 12, 1948
International routes
Broadsheet timetable probably intended for trade use
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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October 3, 1948
Domestic routes
Broadsheet timetable probably intended for trade use
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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October 2, 1949
International routes
Broadsheet timetable probably intended for trade use
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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October 2, 1949
Domestic routes
Preliminary edition (Proposed Services - Advance Information)
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October 3, 1949
Domestic routes
Broadsheet timetable probably intended for trade use
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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October 30, 1949
International routes
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April 16, 1950
International routes
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April 16, 1950
Domestic routes
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October 1, 1950
Domestic routes
Preliminary edition (Proposed Services - Advance Information)
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October 22, 1950
International routes
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April 15, 1951
(Image above from the collection of Michael Dawes)
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(BL)

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June 1, 1951

April 30, 1952
German domestic routes
(From the collection of Thomas Klein)

April 19, 1953
(Image above from the collection of Michael Dawes)
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(BL)

November 15, 1953
(From the collection of Jacques Delaville)
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July 15, 1954
French edition
(From the collection of Jacques Delaville)

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September 1, 1954
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October 31, 1954
Edition for Germany/Austria/Switzerland
(From the collection of Thomas Klein)

January 1, 1955
Southampton-London Airport helicopter service
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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April 17, 1955
(From the collection of Antonio Bordoni)
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June 12, 1955
(From the collection of Jacques Delaville)

April 22, 1956
International and principal domestic routes
(From the collection of Christopher Neighbours)

October 2, 1955
Special edition for UK & Canadian forces
(Courtesy of Mike Charlton)
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June 3, 1956
Routes to/from Switzerland
Preliminary edition
(From the collection of Christopher Neighbours)
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June 16, 1956
French edition
(From the collection of Jacques Delaville)
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August 1, 1956

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December 1, 1956

April 14, 1957
Preliminary edition ("Proposed Services - Advance Information")
International routes
(From the collection of Christopher Neighbours)

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May 1, 1957

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December 1, 1957

January 1, 1958
Routes to/from Italy
(From the collection of Christopher Neighbours)

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Click to view the complete February 1, 1958 timetable (BL)

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July 1, 1958
(From the collection of Jacques Delaville)
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November 1, 1958

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January 12, 1959

April 19, 1959
"International" timetable (International and principal domestic routes) and "British Isles" timetable (Domestic routes)
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

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September 1, 1959
International and principal domestic routes
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November 1, 1959
International and principal domestic routes
(From the collection of Jacques Delaville)

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November 1, 1959
"British Isles" timetable (Domestic routes)

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January 10, 1960
International and principal domestic routes

April 1, 1960
Comet 4B jet routes
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

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April 10, 1960
International and principal domestic routes

June 1960
USSR edition
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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August 1, 1960
Special edition for UK & Canadian forces
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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September 1, 1960
International and principal domestic routes

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November 1, 1960, January 15 and April 1, 1961
International and principal domestic routes
Click to view the complete November 1, 1960 timetable (these images from the collection of Diederik R. Vels Heijn)

April 1, 1961
"British Isles" timetable (Domestic routes)
(From the collection of Diederik R. Vels Heijn)
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July 1, 1961
International and principal domestic routes
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April 1, 1962
Joint BEA/Swissair timetable
UK-Switzerland
(From the collection of Kevin Thorne)
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May 1, 1962
UK-Austria & Northern Yugoslavia
(From the collection of Kevin Thorne)
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July 1, 1962
"British Isles" timetable (Domestic routes)
(From the collection of Bill Mellor)
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September 1, 1962
International and principal domestic routes

To March 30, 1963
International and principal domestic routes
Agents edition in QR format
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

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To October 26, 1963
International and principal domestic routes
Agents edition in QR format

July 1, 1963
International and principal domestic routes
(From the collection of Diederik R. Vels Heijn)
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November 1, 1963
International and principal domestic routes

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November 1, 1963
"British Isles" timetable (Domestic routes)

BEA Helicopters
May 2, 1964

Helicopter (Isles of Scilly) timetable
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

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January 17, 1965
International and principal domestic routes

April 1, 1965
International and principal domestic routes
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

July 1, 1965
International and principal domestic routes
(From the collection of Rauno Segersvärd)

January 16, 1966
"British Isles" timetable (Domestic routes)
(From the collection of Peter Slowe)

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BEA Helicopters
April 1, 1966

Helicopter (Isles of Scilly) timetable

November 1, 1966
Japanese edition
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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April 1, 1967
International & principal domestic routes
(From the collection of Rauno Segersvärd)
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April 1, 1967
"British Isles" timetable (Domestic routes)
(From the collection of Rauno Segersvärd)
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April 1, 1967
Joint BEA/Pan Am timetable (issued by BEA)
Hamburg-Berlin
(From the collection of Dean Straw)
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April 1, 1968
Channel Islands routes
(From the collection of Christopher Neighbours)

BEA Helicopters
April 1, 1968

Helicopter (Isles of Scilly) timetable
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

April 1, 1968
Joint BEA/Swissair timetable
UK-Switzerland
(From the collection of Kevin Thorne)
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May 1968
Joint BEA/Iberia timetable
UK-Spain
Cargo services
(From the collection of Kevin Thorne)
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June 17, 1968
International and principal domestic routes
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July 1, 1968
"British Isles" timetable (Domestic routes)

November 1, 1968
"International" timetable (International and principal domestic routes) and "Inter-Britain" timetable (Domestic routes)
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

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July 1, 1969
International and principal domestic routes

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July 1, 1969
"Inter-Britain" timetable (Domestic and UK-Ireland routes)

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April 1, 1970
"All Services Timetable" (Employees and agents edition)
(System)

November 1, 1970
"Inter-Britain" timetable (Domestic and UK-Ireland routes)
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

April 1, 1971
"Inter-Britain" timetable (Domestic and UK-Ireland routes)
(From the collection of Frank J. Lichtanski)

BEA Helicopters
April 1, 1972

Helicopter (Isles of Scilly) timetable
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

To October 31, 1972
Scottish routes
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

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BEA-British Airways
April 1, 1973

International and principal domestic routes

BEA-British Airways
November 1, 1973

International and principal domestic routes
Preliminary edition
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)

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See also successor British Airways.

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Click to view BEA II - Local & regional timetables 1946-50.
This section features BEA timetables from its first years when no system timetables were issued.

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For quick comparison with other BEA timetables,
visit the BEA page of Perry Sloan's "AirTimes" site.

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This page last updated June 5, 2017.