British Airways Launch New Flights to Faro and Malaga Direct From London City

By British Airways, PRNE
Monday, June 27, 2011

CRAWLEY, England, June 28, 2011 -


British Airways has announced the launch of two new routes to
Faro and Malaga and added more frequency to the popular
destinations of Nice, Palma and Ibiza. This means that British
Airways now offers 39 leisure flights per week for this summer from
London City Airport to top sun destinations at the height of the

The four times a week href="">
flights to Faro and the three times a week flights to Malaga
are now both in operation and will operate year round.

The existing Nice service has been increased to double daily
flights from May until September, and from July to September both
Palma and href="">Ibiza
flights will be increased from four to ten a week.

Flights are operated by the wholly owned British Airways’
subsidiary BA CityFlyer on the new Embraer 170 and 190

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 Faro.”

British Airways offers holidays to European cities with a
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 href="">
hotels in Nice can stay at the budget two-star Compte de Nice
offering great value yet comfortable accommodation. For family
atmosphere, travellers can stay at the friendly four-star Splendid
located close to Nice’s renowned Promenade des Anglais. For a
luxury holiday there is 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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destinations - including European href="">
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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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