British Airways Reveals its Top Ten Destinations for 2011

By British Airways, PRNE
Thursday, December 9, 2010

CRAWLEY, England, December 10, 2010 - British Airways has announced that the US, Caribbean and Indian Ocean all
feature heavily in its top ten destinations for 2011, but the pride of place
goes to North African destination, Marrakech.

Willie Walsh, British Airways' CEO, said: "The response we've had to the
launch of routes like the Maldives, Las Vegas and Marrakech has been
incredible. We've seen destinations in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean
becoming even more popular with leisure travellers looking for sun and
relaxation. Those after 24-hour cities are heading towards New York, Las
and Japan."

He added: "Tourism and leisure travel is a crucial focus for us, so
growing our holidays business is a major part of our business plan. We've
already made great progress thanks to the launch of our Dynamic Packaging
capability on, which enables customers to book flights and hotels
together and realise substantial savings. Revenue this year is up 55 per cent
and there remains a huge opportunity for future growth."

BA's top ten destinations for 2011 also includes the airline's new
routes, with services to Haneda (Tokyo) starting on February 19, Marrakech
beginning on March 27, Puerto Rico on March 28, and flights to San Diego
( on
June 1, 2011.

British Airways top ten destinations include Marrakech ( at
the number one spot, followed by San Diego, New York, St Kitts & Nevis,
Puerto Rico, Maldives, (
Japan, Las Vegas, Mauritius and St Lucia.

British Airways joint business with American Airlines and Iberia also
gives customers a choice of 17 flights a day between London and New York.

About British Airways:

British Airways plc offers a wide range of worldwide destinations -
including Caribbean holidays, hotels in Marrakech, flights, car hire and
experiences. Customers can save time and money with when booking ATOL
protected holiday packages, ATOL number is 5985. Passengers are offered added
peace of mind to their holiday plans and the security of travelling with
British Airways. British Airways plc constantly seeks to exceed customers'
expectations, both in terms of the value for money and quality of the service

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