British Airways to Add Austin, Texas-London Route with Dreamliner Service
British Airways said it plans to inaugurate the first-ever transatlantic service between Austin, Texas and London, England starting in March 2014.
Flights will start on March 3, 2014. The flight from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will depart Austin at 7:00 p.m. local time and arrive in London at 10:00 a.m. the next day. Flights to Austin will leave London-Heathrow at 9:45 a.m. and arrive the same day at 4:55 p.m.
BA will operate the flight five days a week using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. It plans to increase the frequency to daily later in the year.
The aircraft will be configured with three cabins, business (Club World), premium economy (World Traveller Plus), and economy (World Traveller). The business-class cabin will offer 35 fully lie-flat seats, each with a pitch of 73” and a width of 20”.
Austin is British Airways’ third destination in the state of Texas. The airline already serves Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth.
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