British Airways 747-400. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. Travelport announced that UK travel agencies "for the first time" are able to book pre-paid seating on British Airways flights through the GDS channel. Previously this extra was only bookable via ba.com. BA passengers can receive a free seat assignment when they check-in up to 24 hr. before their flight. Choosing seats more than one day in advance, or selecting preferred seating such as in an exit row, typically incurs a ...

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