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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

Editors note

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.

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