Tuesday, December 18, 2012

British Airways to Ply Airbus 321 on Cairo Flights

Ensuring a better travel experience to flyers who will be booking flights tickets on the Cairo-London route, British Airways has announced its decision to ply Airbus A321 on its daily Cairo-London route. The flag carrier of the United Kingdom, British Airways will be swapping the Boeing 777 with the A321 for the Cairo flights. The replacement will take place from January 2013. Boeing 777 will be used by the airline on its long-haul flights of more than 5 hours.

Passengers who will take flights tickets aboard the newly-refurbished aircraft would be able to enjoy a host of new facilities. Those taking Cairo inbound and outbound flights with A321will have the option of booking their tickets on 23 business-class cabins or making tickets reservations on 131 economy-class seats. Business-class seats will feature 78" lie-flat beds with 45" pitch and is sure to impress those booking airline tickets looking for higher comfort. The aircraft's economy-class seats will have 31" pitch with modern designing and trendy look, something those booking comparative cheap flights tickets would surely love.

Moreover, passengers making tickets reservations on Cairo flights with Airbus A321 will have access to the Thales i5000 AVOD in-flight entertainment system.

BA’s Commercial Manager in Egypt, Mervat Alfy spoke about the aircraft’s cutting-edge in-flight entertainment, improved catering, and presence of Arabic-speaking cabin crew, and expressed hope about offering best possible experience to patrons booking flights tickets on Cairo-London route. He also explained that Airbus A321 is more suitable to the Cairo-LHR route in terms of range, capacity, operating costs and fuel efficiency.

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