Only a few months after British Airways rolled out special discounts in
its World Traveller (economy) class customers, it has announced yet
another incredible discount offer for its World Traveller (economy),
World Traveler Plus, and Club World (business) class customers.
Known as ‘The Independence Offer’ in commemoration of Nigeria’s 56 years
of independence, it affords British Airways Nigerian customers the
opportunity to make fantastic savings while travelling
on these cabins to London and select United States
and Canadian cities, but they must hurry as the amazing fares are only
valid from midnight of 30 September into early morning of 01 October.
The offer will be available for sale for 7 days.
Explaining the offer, Regional General Manager West Africa, British
Airways in Nigeria, Mr. Kola Olayinka said the new offer which is valid
for flights from Lagos or Abuja means the airline’s customers can now
travel from Lagos or Abuja to London from just US$180 in World Traveler
or US1800 in Club World (business class).
Many US destinations are included in the offer, notable ones are New
York, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Dallas, Tampa
Florida, Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco. The Canadian
destinations include Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.
All fares, he added, are exclusive of taxes and surcharges, with
outbound travel scheduled between October 1 and December 10 2016. He
advised customers to check with their IATA certified travel agents, or
the British Airways website, www.ba.com for more details of the special
According to the Airlines Regional Manager, these fantastic fares are
for double celebrations, Nigeria’s 56 independence anniversary as well
as BA’s celebration of successful and rewarding 80 years of operation
“We know 2016 has been economically very tough for our Nigerian
customers, hence our decision to try and reward them for their
consistent loyalty over the years and our opportunity to say thank you
for keeping faith with us”
“We also congratulate Nigeria for yet another celebration of
Independence, there is no better time for Nigeria to rise up
economically, culturally and socially, we are a nation that has
character and resilience, now would be a great time for all Nigerians to
rise up, support our Government initiatives and indeed restore Nigeria
to its rightful place in the committee of Nations”
“At British Airways, we are always looking for opportunities to delight
our Nigerian customers, and the independence anniversary presents us
with a unique one. We made a promise of giving our Nigerian customers
much more for less, so we will continue to do this from time to time,
because at British Airways, the customer is at the heart of our
business,” he said.