British Airways Launches Austin-London Service
British Airways began new service on Monday between London Heathrow and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas. The route is the first regular transatlantic service to operate from the Texan city.
The service will initially be available five days a week, with daily flights beginning in May.
British Airways will use Boeing 787 Dreamliners equipped with 214 seats to fly between the two cities. The aircraft are outfitted with 35 lie-flat seats in business class (Club World), 25 seats in premium economy (World Traveller Plus), and 154 in economy (World Traveller). Seats in business class have a pitch of 72” and a width of 20”.
Austin is British Airways’ third destination in Texas, after Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth.
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