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British Airways' new Route to Haneda, Japan Goes Live

Dépèche transmise le 22 février 2011 par PRNewswire

CRAWLEY, England, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways has launched its new route to Haneda in Japan on February 19, 2011 in a push to open up the domestic Japanese market to UK travellers.

The service operates five times a week from London Heathrow to Haneda. The flight to Tokyo ( ) is 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). Between February 19 and March 26, 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.

As well as the flights, British Airways also offers a selection of hand picked 3 to 5-star hotels in Tokyo ( ), ideally suited to the urban tourist seeking unforgettable experiences as well as the contemporary business travellers.

About British Airways:

British Airways offers a wide range of holiday experiences around the world to complement its flight network - with city breaks, holidays in the Far East ( ) and Australia, hotels from value two star hotels through to luxury five star resorts, Avis car hire and as well as a wide range of experiences in-resort from city tours through to transfers. Customers can save time and money with ba.com when booking ATOL protected holiday packages utilising flight+hotel or flight+car (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.

Press Contact: Katja Cooper Astral Towers Betts Way London Road Crawley RH10 9XA +44(0)1293-722513

CONTACT: Press Contact: Katja Cooper, Astral Towers, Betts Way, LondonRoad, Crawley, RH10 9XA, +44(0)1293-722513

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