Printer friendly
Acronymfinder

What does BEA stand for?

BEA stands for British European Airways (now British Airways)


This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Business, finance, etc.

See other meanings of BEA

Other Resources:
We have 165 other definitions for BEA in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

In 1972, 118 people were killed in the crash of a Brussels-bound British European Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C shortly after takeoff from London Heathrow Airport.
BA - created through the merger of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) and British European Airways (BEA) - has a fleet of around 280 and flies to almost 180 destinations.
1957: BEA withdraws Viscount aircraft British European Airways has withdrawn its fleet of Viscount 701s from service after one of them crashed at Manchester.
The tragedy happened when a British European Airways plane crashed during take-off as the team returned from a European Cup match against Red Star Belgrade.
In those days it was known as Imperial Airways but shortly after that it switched to a new identity as the British Overseas Aircraft Corporation (BOAC) and for more local flights British European Airways (BEA).
Fifty years ago, Pan-Am and British European Airways (BEA) passengers could light up on planes and avoided annoying add-on fees.
The present runway of 1,450 yards would have to be extended to 2,000 yards to accommodate the larger aeroplanes operated by British European Airways, who would fly the route.