Las Vegas Flies to London

Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:31pm EDT

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LAS VEGAS, Oct. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- British Airways today begins its second London service, helping high rollers travel to London Gatwick.

The three-times-a-week service will be operated by a three-class Boeing 777 offering three cabins: Club World (business class), World Traveller Plus (premium economy) and World Traveller.

The new route offers BA customers more choice and frequency to London airports. Together with the Heathrow service, British Airways will operate 10 flights a week from Las Vegas.

Customers flying in British Airways' Club World will experience the airline's award-winning business class featuring the six-foot long, fully flat beds, the Club Kitchen and an on demand flight entertainment system.

World Traveller Plus features a separate cabin with 38-inch pitch seats with in-seat power for personal computers, CD/DVD players or the like. Customers can enjoy a choice of meals from the Club World cabin.

British Airways launched a daily service from Las Vegas to London Heathrow three years ago, which has proved very popular. The new Gatwick route will offer customers increased access to London, as well as convenient onward connections to Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Venice and Male, among others.

British Airways has daily flights from Las Vegas to London Heathrow, operated by a four class Boeing 747.

Notes to editors:

  • Flights from McCarran Airport, Las Vegas to London Heathrow operate daily using a B747 with four classes.
     
  • Flights to London Gatwick will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays departing at 3:55pm.
     
  • Book online at www.ba.com

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