British Airways Launches New Routes to Haneda, Japan

By British Airways, PRNE
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

CRAWLEY, England, October 6, 2010 - British Airways has announced the launch of a new route to Haneda in
Japan in a push to open up the domestic Japanese market to UK travellers.

The five-a-week service from Heathrow to Haneda will begin on February
19, 2011
. The flight to Tokyo ( will be
served by a Boeing 777, with a four-class configuration enabling customers to
choose from First, Club World (business class), World Traveller Plus (premium
economy) or World Traveller (economy). Prices will start from GBP721. Between
February 19th and March 26th
, the service will operate on Monday, Thursday,
Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The flight will depart from London Heathrow at 0800 local and arrive at
Haneda at 0500 local time the following day. From March 27, 2011 the flights
will arrive and depart from London Heathrow approximately one hour later and
operate on the same days.

As well as offering an excellent domestic network, Haneda Airport is
located near the business centre in Tokyo (, which is ideal for
premium customers.

The airline's daily flight to Tokyo's Narita airport will continue as
before. The route is performing well and operating from two airports in Tokyo
provides customers with greater flexibility. Narita International Airport is
located 38 miles from central Tokyo. The airport is linked to the city by the
Narita Express which takes customers to central Tokyo Station in 60 minutes.

British Airways offers a selection of handpicked 3 to 5-star hotels in
Tokyo (,
ideally suited to the urban tourist seeking unforgettable experiences as well
as the contemporary business travellers. History collides with modernity in
this colourful, fast and exciting metropolis. The 4-star Hotel Metropolitan
Tokyo is located in one of the busiest commercial centres in the city and is
renowned for its Japanese hospitality. Alternatively, customers can stay at
the 3-star Mercure Hotel Ginza Tokyo in the heart of the shopping centre
closely situated to Tokyo's International Forum or enjoy sophistication in
the 5-star InterContinental Tokyo Bay hotel.

About British Airways:

British Airways plc offers a wide range of worldwide destinations -
including holidays in the Far East and Australia (
), hotels in Tokyo, flights, car hire and experiences. Customers can save
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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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