For the 50+ Traveler

British Airways’ first-class experience is something special, no doubt. But right now, thanks to the pandemic, fewer travelers have had the chance to enjoy the Concorde Room or Elemis Spa, much less the top-notch food from the a la carte menu, served on real white linen tablecloths and quality china.

The airline is downsizing, but with a bit of creativity. After announcing it’s retiring all 28 of its Boeing 747s in favor of aircraft with smaller first-class and business-class cabins, British Airways discovered it had too much stuff. So for the first time in the airline’s history, they’ve opened up the warehouse to give longtime customers and aviation fans a chance to own items such as William Edwards plates, soup bowls, cups, saucers and even a butter dish to recreate that first-class flying experience at home.

China used on British Airways flights.

The airline has placed all the items up for sale on Whatabuy. The items are arranged by “cabin”: First, Club World, and General.

“The British Airways First cabin is where British heritage meets contemporary design,” the airline says. It currently offers four items:

China used on British Airways flights.
China used on British Airways flights.