Hilton 30% Asia Pacific, BA launches flights between London City – Munich, BEA New Livery

Hilton 30% off Asia Pacific

Hilton have a sale for the Asia-Pacific region if you are heading that way. The headline rate is 30% off the normal price, so probably a little less off any advanced purchase prices.

It is a little unclear when the dates of the sale is supposed to end as it looks like they have copied and pasted old terms and conditions so the dates are out by more than a year, but if you click and book using the special sale landing page and dig around for dates then you might be lucky.

 

BA launches Munich route from City Airport

Effective immediately British Airways have launched new routes between London City Airport and Munich. There are 18 flights per week comprising 3 per day on weekdays, 1 on Saturday and 2 on Sunday. BA Low Fare finder currently says the cheapest is £64 one way.

The flight numbers and schedules

London City to Munich:

  • BA3291 Dep 08.10 Arr 10.55 Mon-Sat
  • BA3293 Dep 13.50 Arr 16.35 Mon-Fri & Sun
  • BA3295 Dep 18.40 Arr 21.25 Mon-Fri & Sun

Munich – London City:

  • BA3292 Dep 06.45 Arr 07.40 Mon-Sat
  • BA3294 Dep 12.20 Arr 13.25 Mon-Fri & Sun
  • BA3296 Dep 17.15 Arr 18.10 Mon-Fri & Sun

BEA New Livery

Following last week’s high profile retro livery launch of the BOAC Boeing 747, British Airways yesterday announced a second aircraft to undergo a new paint job. This will be an A319 with registration G-EUPJ and is due into the Shannon maintenance centre this weekend, due to arrive back in London Heathrow next month.

To comply with modern reflectivity regulations the aircraft will have a grey upper wing rather than the traditional red from the old livery 1959-68.

 


In this visually-heavy social media world, the arrival of G-BYGC gained significant traction across all channels. While not having quite the same romantic appeal as putting new make up on the Queen of the Skies, the A319 will probably end up being spotted by more people as it is a short haul plane and will do as many as 6-8 flights in a single day.

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