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BA Announces New Flights to China

British Airways has announced a new route to Chengdu, China, that is set to commence in September 2013. This is just one of many new routes BA has announced recently, with new flights to Seoul in South Korea also being announced just a few weeks ago.

When the route is launched, British Airways will become the only UK airline to offer a direct service from Heathrow airport to Chengdu Shuangliu international airport. Flights have gone on sale from today at a special discounted price until 6th January and the route will be served by a four-class Boeing 777.

On top of adding new flight paths, BA has also announced that it is increasing the frequency of its flights from Heathrow to Amman, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jeddah, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro and Toronto for next summer. The CEO of IAG, Willie Walsh, said that he was "delighted to announce this new route which demonstrates the importance of mainland China to British Airways and our commitment to grow our presence here."

He  explained the reasoning  behind adding the new destination, saying that the "economic growth in China is continuing to outstrip that of most other countries, and Chengdu is not only the capital of Sichuan Province in the South West of China but one of the country's largest cities."

"Since 1990, Chengdu’s economy has expanded rapidly, consistently delivering double-digit rates of growth," added Mr Walsh. "We are confident that the new route between Chengdu and London will prove popular with customers travelling between the two major economic hubs,"

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