British Airways Launches New Route From London City to Chambery

By British Airways, PRNE
Thursday, November 25, 2010

CRAWLEY, England, November 26, 2010 - British Airways is extending its route network from London City Airport
this winter with a new flight from London to Chambery, the gateway to the
French Alps.

The service, by BACityFlyer, the wholly owned subsidiary of British
Airways, will operate four times a week from 18th December until the end of
March 2011, using the airline's fleet of brand new Embraer 190 aircraft.
Flights to Chambery ( will
depart on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with flights from the
French ski destination back to London on Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays and

Luke Hayhoe, BA CityFlyer commercial manager said: "Our schedule is
ideally set up to give our customers the opportunity to spend a long weekend,
a full week, or even longer, skiing on some of the world's best slopes and

"Only a few short hours after taking off from London's Docklands, our
customers can be in a winter wonderland of 120 ski resorts, all set amidst
the majesty and splendour of the French and Swiss Alps."

Chambery is a great base for ski holidays ( and British
Airways offers a selection of hand picked hotels in countless world-class ski
areas close by. By booking Avis car hire, customers will have great
flexibility to make up their perfect ski holiday. Espace Killy which is home
to the renowned Val d'Isere and Tignes val Claret resorts and the Three
Valleys including Brides les Bains are within easy reach - meaning a Chambery
break is perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.

Customers can choose the four-star Chalet Hotel Kava in the Belleville
Valley, the most authentic of the Three Valleys, which benefits from a
magnificent placement on the slopes. Or, stay in Bride Les Bains where
British Airways offer stays in the charming three-star Amelie hotel, located
conveniently close to the cable car, the family run two-star L'Hotel Athena
or the modern two-star La Vanoise. The three-star L'Oree des Pistes in Les
Deux Alpes is ideal for ski breaks.

Avis car hire is available at Chambery and can be purchased as a package
including flights and car hire.

About British Airways:

British Airways plc offers a wide range of worldwide destinations -
including ski holidays in Chambery, ( ski holidays
in Brides Les Bains ( hotels,
flights, car rental 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 provided.

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