British Airways Launches Flights to Paris Orly

By British Airways, PRNE
Monday, January 17, 2011

CRAWLEY, England, January 18, 2011 - British Airways has started its 12 services a week between London
Heathrow and Paris Orly to complement its flights to Paris Charles de Gaulle.

The flights to Paris ( Orly
first took off on January 10, 2011 with seats having been on sale since
November 16.

Colm Lacy, British Airways' general manager network planning, said: "This
is an excellent addition to our shorthaul network, allowing business
travellers easy access to the Paris financial district which is close to Orly
airport. Customers will also be able to make smooth connections on to BA
subsidiary OpenSkies' services between Orly and the United States, and on to
oneworld partner, Iberia."

The route is be served by A319s, A320s and A321s and will offer two
classes to choose from, Euro Traveller and Club Europe.

Customers selecting the Club Europe cabin can take advantage of Terminal
5's excellent lounge facilities, allowing them to work or relax prior to
their flight.

British Airways also offers great deals on a wide range of hotels in
Paris (,
coupled with affordable fares on flights. Customers can choose between hotels
perfectly suited for a city break on a budget such as the two-star Antin
, a small hotel located just behind the famous Galeries Lafayette or
contemporary boutiques including the four-star Lumen with its traditional
Haussmann facade and enviable location close to many of the major Paris
attractions and stores. The four-star K and K Cayre is located in
Saint-Germain-des-Pres on the Left Bank of the Seine and is a comfortable
hotel which offers a great breakfast. At the higher end of the scale is the
four and a half-star Westin Paris, overlooking the Tuileries. Boutiques and
museums of Paris are only a short stroll away.

For convenience, the airline also offers accommodation at the four-star
Holiday Inn Paris - Orly Airport and Avis car rental in Paris (

Flights to Paris Orly, hotels in Paris and Avis car hire are on sale at

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