BA offers discount flights

Monday, 13 June 2011 9:13 AM

British Airways have announced they will offer up to 50 per cent off the cost of flights to Europe this summer for selected customers.

Members of the airlines business class club, Club Europe, will be privy to discount prices to an array of continental destinations, making a luxurious getaway more affordable than ever.

Club Europe customers partaking in the offer will also recieve a range of extra in flight benefits, including: access to exclusive airport lounges, check in of two bags per person, extra leg room and good food and wine during their journey.

Claire Bentley, managing director, BA Holidays, said: "Travellers craving the sun or looking to soak up culture in any number of top European hotspots will find a huge range of offers to tempt them.

"With so many holiday deals to Europe to be had, a luxury break away can cost far less than you think, so you can enjoy the benefits of business class for economy prices."

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