British Airways Announces First Scandinavian Route From London City to Copenhagen

Dépèche transmise le 29 juillet 2010 par PRNewswire

CRAWLEY, England, July 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways is opening up its route network from London City Airport with the launch of its first route to Scandinavia.

The airline has announced plans to start a new double daily weekday service from the Docklands Airport with flights to Copenhagen ( ) in Denmark, providing a direct air link between the two capital cities.

There will also be one flight a day from London City on Sundays and one flight from Copenhagen on Saturdays.

The new flights will start on September 12, and will be operated by British Airways wholly owned subsidiary BA CityFlyer with their fleet of brand new Embraer 190 aircraft.

Luke Hayhoe, BA CityFlyer commercial manager said: "This has been a year of firsts for us at London City Airport, with new leisure focused flights to the Balearic Islands launched earlier in the year and now our first ever venture into Scandinavia.

"Once again we are responding to demand from our customers for both business and leisure travel to Denmark and we are delighted to be launching another exciting new route using our new aircraft."

British Airways already offers a selection of hand picked 2 to 5-star hotels in Copenhagen, ( ) perfectly suited to the urban tourist seeking city breaks ( ) in Europe. Customers can stay at the world's most exciting and creative lifestyle hotel where each room is a piece of art in itself, the 3-star Fox Hotel, which is a member of the world's first CO2 neutral hotel chain Brøchner Hotels. Alternatives include the 4-star Scandic Copenhagen City, close to Tivoli or the First Hotel Vesterbro, right at the heart of the trendiest area in the city, and the 5-star Design Hotel First Hotel Skt Petris.

British Airways flies to 13 destinations from London City airport including Edinburgh, Madrid and Nice. Avis car rental is available with British Airways.

About British Airways:

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For further British Airways / British Airways Holidays Ltd media information please contact:

Katja Cooper Astral Towers Betts Way London Road Crawley RH10 9XA +44(0)1293-722513 http://www.ba.com

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


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