British Airways to Deploy its First Airbus A380 Aircraft on Los Angeles-London Heathrow Route

By Jesse Sokolow on 5 March 2013
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An Airbus A380 in BA livery

An Airbus A380 in BA livery

British Airways announced that Los Angeles-London Heathrow will be its first route to operate using an Airbus A380 aircraft.  Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural flight from London to Los Angeles, which will be on October 15, 2013.

In celebration of the announcement, British Airways is offering a special roundtrip fare from Los Angeles, starting at $830 in economy class, and $1380 in premium economy.  Club World business class will start at $3,800.

The second route to employ the Airbus A380 will be the airline’s London Heathrow-Hong Kong route.  BA will start to serve that route with the new aircraft on November 15, 2013.

Once deployed, the A380 will be the largest aircraft in the airline’s fleet.  It will be able to seat 469 passengers across its four cabins.


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