BA adds two daily flights between PE and OR Tambo

2017-11-06 13:55 -
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Cape Town - British Airways, operated by Comair on its SA domestic routes, has added two daily flights between Port Elizabeth and OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

Luane Lavery, British Airways spokesperson confirmed on Monday, 6 November that the new flights are due to increased passenger demand.

The new flights depart from OR Tambo International Airport are as follows:

- BA6235 departs ORTIA 13h15 and lands at Port Elizabeth at 14h55

- BA6240 departs Port Elizabeth at 15h35 and lands at ORTIA at 17h10

“These flights will include the signature British Airways premium service and offerings that will give travellers access to two premium cabins, excellent service and an opportunity to make use of the British Airways Executive Club frequent flyer programme.”

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'Awarded for service excellence'

The airline was also recently recognised as a service excellence winner in the Airline Industry category at the 16th Annual Ask Africa Orange Index awards on Sunday, 29 October.  Ask Afrika Orange is a South African customer satisfaction index that is researched and compiled annually by market research specialist Ask Afrika.  The survey has been updated this year to include insight into customer’s emotional journey across service touch points and over 32 industries and 169 companies.  

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British Airways achieved first place in the Best Business Domestic Airline category, and second place in the Best Domestic Consumer Airline Category.

“We believe that the increased frequency of flights will support the economic and tourism growth in one of the most beautiful and economically important parts of our country. We are thrilled to be able to address the need for business and leisure customers, by making it easier to fly between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth,” says Lavery.

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