British Airways Introduces New Gothenburg Route

Aug 26, 2010, 13:44 ET from British Airways

CRAWLEY, England, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways is launching services to Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city, with flights from as little as 55.50 pounds Sterling in Euro Traveller one-way including taxes, fees and charges. Customers can also book Club Europe, British Airway's Business Class cabin.

The twice daily flight to Gothenburg from Heathrow Terminal 5, goes on sale July 20th, and is available from the start of the winter schedule on November 28th, 2010.  

Richard Tams, British Airways' head of UK and International sales, said: "We are really excited about flying to this fabulous city on the south west coast of Sweden.  It boasts Michelin star restaurants, culture and the best views of the famous Northern lights. The schedule is perfect for UK originating day round trips, and for connections onto the worldwide network."

British Airways offers a selection of hand picked 2 to 5-star hotels in Gothenburg, ideally suited to the urban tourist seeking sophistication. The 4-star First Hotel G is one choice for a stay in Gothenburg, located just above the central station in the heart of the city. Another choice is the 3* Apple hotel, offering easy to use public transport links and close to the famous Boulevard Avenue with plenty of bars, restaurants and shops.

As well as the soon to be launched flights to Gothenburg, British Airways also offers daily flights to Stockholm, known for striking architecture and its beautiful waterside setting. Spread across 14 islands, Stockholm has a range of hotels, including the 4-star Stureplan and the stylish 4-star Hellsten.

Avis car hire is available at both Gothenburg and Stockholm's Arlanda Airport and can be purchased as a package including flights and car hire from ba.com.

Flights and city breaks to Gothenburg are on sale now.

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