British Airways has announced that it’s first Airbus A380 will fly from Los Angeles to London Heathrow, with tickets going on sale today. Los Angeles will be the inaugural destination for the first A380 to be operated by a UK airline. The double-decker superjumbo is due to be delivered to British Airways in July and seats are now on sale for flights starting from October 15, 2013.
In celebration, the airline is launching an offer from Los Angeles. Fares in World Traveller economy start at $830 roundtrip. World Traveller Plus, the airline’s premium economy, begins from $1,380 roundtrip. Club World business class fares begin from $3,800 roundtrip. All fares include taxes, fees and carrier charges.
Keith Williams, British Airways’ chief executive, said: “This will be a very special premiere. The A380 is a great aircraft that has been developed with huge amounts of British engineering ingenuity. London and Los Angeles are two world-leading cities, and we are proud to be the first airline to connect them with the A380.”
The second A380 route will be London to Hong Kong.
British Airways, www.ba.com