British Airways Adds More Sun Flights Direct From London City

By British Airways, PRNE
Monday, March 14, 2011

CRAWLEY, England, March 15, 2011 - British Airways has announced it is to offer 39 leisure flights per week
this summer from London City Airport to top sun destinations at the height of
the season.

The airline is launching two new routes to Faro and Malaga in June and
adding more frequency to the popular destinations of Nice, Palma and Ibiza.

The four times a week flights to Faro
( start on
June 7 and the three times a week flights to Malaga start on June 8. Both
routes will operate year round.

The existing Nice service will increase to double daily flights from May
until September, and from July to September both Palma and Ibiza
( will be increased
from four to ten a week.

Flights are operated by wholly owned British Airways' subsidiary BA
CityFlyer, on the new Embraer 170 and 190 aircraft.

Luke Hayhoe, BA CityFlyer commercial manager, said: "We first launched
leisure only flights from London City last year in direct response to demand
from our customers. They proved so popular, particularly during the summer
months that we have decided to expand them further this year.

"The addition of two extra aircraft to the fleet means we can also offer
year round services to the summer and winter sun destinations of Malaga and

British Airways offers holidays to European cities with a great selection
of hand picked 2 to 5-star hotels, ideally suited to budget travelers as well
as the urban tourist seeking sophistication. Customers looking for hotels in
Nice ( can
stay at the budget two-star Compte de Nice offering great value yet
comfortable accommodation. For family atmosphere, stay at the friendly
four-star Splendid located close to Nice's renowned Promenade des Anglais.
For a luxury holiday stay at the stylish 4.5-star Le Meridien Nice within
strolling distance of the old town. With Cannes being just down the road, the
five-star Martinez hotel in Cannes is an established flagship Riviera hotel,
ideal for a romantic break as a couple or single travelers away on a celeb
spotting adventure.

About British Airways:

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value for money and quality of the service provided.

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