25 August 1919: Air Transport and Travel De Havilland DH4A G-EAJC; the first commercial flight to Paris

British Airways, which has flown under a series of names in its history, celebrated its 90th anniversary on August 25 2009. The airline can trace its origins back to the time Air Transport & Travel Ltd (AT&T) embarked on its first flight – from London to Paris – on August 25 1919

The different vintage uniforms from left to right: BEA early 1950s, paper dress 1967 BOAC, for crews flying to and from the Caribbean, BOAC early 1970s and current BA cabin crew uniform

Vintage uniforms from left to right: BEA early 1950s, paper dress 1967 BOAC, for crews flying to and from the Caribbean, BOAC early 1970s and current BA cabin crew uniform.

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