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BA OpenSkies

All-class rating 6.3


  • Boarding 5.3
  • Seat for sitting 8.0
  • Seat for sleeping 3.7
  • Service 5.7
  • Entertainment 5.0
  • Food & drink 6.0
  • Punctuality 7.7
  • Baggage 4.7
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OpenSkies (airline code EC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of British Airways. It is based at Paris Orly airport.

The carrier was established in 2008 following a treaty between the European Union and the USA that meant any EU-based airline could fly from any EU state to the US, hence the airline's name. In July 2008 BA bought French airline L'Avion for £54 million, merging it with OpenSkies.

OpenSkies flies from Orly to New York JFK and Newark. It uses a small fleet of narrow-body Boeing 757 aircraft in a three-class layout. Passengers are eligible to receive BA Executive Club points.

Paris-New York is the carrier's only route, it having previously cancelled services to Amsterdam and Washington.

BA OpenSkies user reviews

laurentnguyen3 flew BA OpenSkies Prem Plus, on a B757

ORY-EWR in Prem Plus in Dec 2012. Orly West terminal is very small and inconvenient... more




leebellion flew BA OpenSkies Prem Plus, on a B757





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