British Airways has announced a 20 per cent increase in seats with more flights out of Hyderabad and Chennai from the summer of 2013. In real numbers, it translates to about 200 seats a week and a total of 10,000 seats a year from the said cities to London, the airline’s hub and onward to about 150 destinations.
At a press meet here on Wednesday to announce its expansion plans, BA’s Regional Commercial Manager, Christopher Fordyce said that 2013 summer on, six flights a week would be operated, up from the present schedule of five a week out of the two cities to London. Asked about prices, he said they would be as competitive as they could make them, considering that pricing was dynamic in the current situation.
The airline also announced a discount offer exclusively for its customers in Hyderabad and Chennai flying to London.
On all Club World tickets booked on British Airways flights till November 23 (Friday) there will be a 25 per cent discount and travel would be valid till December 15, said Mr. Christopher.