Starting from 1st September 2023 it will be necessary to carry valid photographic identification when embarking on UK domestic flights. This identification will be requested at specific points during your journey. Kindly note that failure to provide this identification could result in being unable to proceed with your travel plans.
You do not require a passport to travel within the UK, but you will need to carry one type of photographic ID when travelling with BA. Examples include:
- Valid passport
- Valid driving licence, either provisional or full
- Valid EU national identity card
- Valid armed forces identity card
- Valid police warrant card or badge
Children under the age of 16 do not need to show identification when travelling on domestic flights. The adult they are travelling with must travel with photographic identification and be able to confirm their identity.
Children aged 14 and 15 years who are flying alone will need to show identification when travelling on domestic flights.