British Airways is extending its route network from London City Airport this winter with a new route to Chambery, the gateway to the French Alps.
The service, by BACityFlyer, the wholly 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.
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 resorts.
“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.”
Fares starting from £59 one way (including taxes, fees and charges) can be booked on ba.com.
The schedule for the route is as follows:
From 18 December:
London City – Chambery
Monday: depart 1050; arrive 1325
Friday: depart 0700; arrive 0935
Saturday: depart 0640 arrive 0915
Sunday: depart 1435; arrive 1710
(all times local)
Chambery – London City
Monday: depart 1410; arrive 1445
Tuesday: depart 1020; arrive 1055
Saturday: depart 1000; arrive 1035
Sunday:depart 1800; arrive 1935
(all times local)
Fare also includes (at no extra charge)
One piece of checked luggage
Seat selection 24 hours before departure
Snack/drinks on board
BA offer hotels, Avis car rental and other experiences.
For further information visit ba.com
For more on media relations.
For enquiries regarding specific flights, routes or aircraft please contact the airline directly.
Corporate Communications Director
Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132Email Charlotte directly >
Senior Communications Executive
Tel: +44 (0)20 3203 2497Email Chris directly >
Out of hours urgent media enquiries only: 07747 103 884 / 07798 708 163
Please note - the press office does not deal with marketing, advertising or sponsorship. Please contact the switchboard on 0207 646 0000/88 and ask for the relevant department.