BA bucks trend by doubling CPT flights

2012-10-25 15:30

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Cape Town - British Airways will double its existing capacity to the Mother City from Sunday 28 October - with two daily direct services between London Heathrow and Cape Town International.

Other improvements include:

- Showcasing South African wines in its First cabin - namely the Mullineux Syrah 2010, the Mulleneux White Blend 2011 and the Mullineux Straw Wine 2010. Earlier this year when it won the Global Traveller Award for Best Airline First Class, it was a South African wine, the Newton Johnson Pinot Noir 2010, which was named the best First Class Red Wine.

-  2000 On board Senior Cabin crew equipped with iPads, enabling them to access customers’ preferences, onward flights and quickly resolve any service-related issues and allowing crew to offer the sort of intuitive, personal service that was never before possible.

- New inflight-entertainment system is being fitted with the new World Traveller and World Traveller Plus cabins giving customers 50% more choice of movies and doubles the range of TV and music options., adding easier navigation on the website and ensuring that customers only need to enter the passenger information once, creating a simple secure online profile to which bookings details are then automatically updated. The feature to save payment card details, allowing for a quicker booking process, will be added later in 2013.

The British Airways summer schedule is:

Cape Town – London Heathrow, Terminal 5: 
Q  BA58 departs 20:45 arrives 06:30;  Q  BA42 departs 22:10 arrives 07:50

London Heathrow, Terminal 5 – Cape Town:  Q  BA43 departs 17:40 arrives 07:05; Q  BA59 departs 19:30 arrives 08:55

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