OpenSkies, the transatlantic subsidiary of British Airways, has announced a new daily route, between New York JFK and Paris Orly beginning March 31, 2013. This new service brings OpenSkies to three daily services between New York and Paris. The new flight departs New York JFK at 9:00pm and arrives at Paris Orly at 10:35am local time. Customers have a choice of three cabins, recently introduced in celebration of OpenSkies’ fourth anniversary:
- Biz Bed, with a completely flat bed offering the best night’s sleep
- Prem Plus, a unique class, offering leather seats in a 2 x 2 configuration
- Eco, an economy cabin offering comfort and personalized service
All customers are offered a personal iPad loaded with more than 70 hours of entertainment, including movies, TV shows and games.
At JFK’s Terminal 7, customers traveling in Biz Bed cabin and Executive Club Gold and Silver card members will have access to the British Airways Galleries lounge. This lounge offers a luxurious, private space where passengers can relax in the Elemis(R) spa with complimentary treatments and showers and enjoy snacks and beverages or work before their flight. In addition, Biz Bed passengers can take advantage of pre-flight dining, allowing them to maximize their sleep on board.
OpenSkies is the only airline that flies to the Paris Orly West Terminal nonstop from the U.S. This terminal provides OpenSkies passengers with numerous advantages, such as close proximity to the center of Paris, as well as a more extensive choice of destinations, flights and connections within France. OpenSkies passengers are also able to benefit from a smoother journey through the airport, with the departure gates being located just past the security checks. Premium passengers also have access to Iberia’s VIP lounge, both spacious and recently refurbished.
Members of the British Airways Executive Club loyalty program will benefit from their status while flying with OpenSkies. With each flight, Executive Club members accumulate Avios points that can be converted into flight tickets or upgrades.