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British Airways Celebrates with Nigeria @ 53 …Launches Independence Day discounts across cabins to UK, US, Europe

By The Citizen

As Nigeria celebrates its 53 years of Independence, leading global airline, British Airways has announced special price discounts across all of its cabins for its Nigerian customers. Known as the 53rdIndependence Anniversary Special, it presents the airline's customers the opportunity to travel at special discount rates to London, the United Kingdom, and selected destinations in Europe and the United States from Lagos and Abuja.

According to officials of the airline, from October 7 to October 31, 2013, British Airways customers travelling to different destinations from Lagos and Abuja in all its cabins can now experience the unparallel service and luxurious surroundings of British Airways for less with the Independence special offer. But they must hurry, as the selling period closes on October 6.

British Airways Country Manager for West Africa, Mr. Kola Olayinka, revealed that with the Independence special, customers in World Traveller class can now travel direct from Lagos or Abuja to London, the UK and select European destinations from as low as US$353.

For those travelling to the same destination in the World Traveller Plus, he said, the fare goes for $753, while fares for Club World and First Class cabins starts from as low as $2,153 and $5,353 respectively.

Giving further details of the offer, Olayinka said travelling to US cities is now also cheaper on British Airways, with new fares of $653 in World Traveller, $1,453 for World Traveller Plus, $2,753 for Club World and $6,453 for First on select North American destinations, including US and Canadian cities.

He said the offer has once again reiterated the fact that British Airways' commitment to offering more value for money for its teeming Nigerian customers, and shows how much the airline values its Nigerian customers.

'We are always looking for new ways to make our customers happy and satisfied, and also give them value, and the Independence anniversary provides us with such a unique opportunity,' he said. He promised that the airline will continue to offer its Nigerian customers great fares, and a choice of services and onboard products, adding that all fares quoted are exclusive of all surcharges and taxes.