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British Airways starts transatlantic nonstop service to Austin

4 March 2014

British Airways said it has launched its inaugural flight between Austin, Texas and London, England, marking the first regular transatlantic nonstop service for the city of Austin.

For this route, British Airways reported it will operate one of the newest aircraft in its fleet, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The service will be available five days a week, increasing to daily flights in May. The first flight is perfectly timed to help accommodate travelers from Europe heading to the international South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals.

British Airways, part of International Airlines Group, is one of the world´s leading global premium airlines and the largest international carrier in the UK. The carrier has its home base at London Heathrow, the world´s busiest international airport and flies to more than 70 different countries. For more information visit


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