British Airways (BA) has reduced its fares across the board on its Lusaka –London flight as part of restructuring of its ticket pricing system.
British Airways Commercial Manager for Zambia, Beatrice Kamanga announced the reduction in a statement to ZANIS in Lusaka today.
She said the airline has introduced a new shoulder season of mid range fares for flights from June 10 to 22, December 6 to 31 and between August15, and October 31.
Ms. Kamanga said the reductions will mean the airline which is the only airline to fly customers direct from Zambia to Europe give travelers’ real value for money.
She said the new fare structures which will also incorporate further reductions in low season fares comes into effect on Monday May 9, 2011.
She said the airline has been working hard to provide affordable fares while maintaining high quality service and comfort.
“The airline, which is the only airline to fly customers direct from Zambia to Europe, has introduced a new “shoulder season” of mid-range fares for flights between August 15 and October 31, June 10-22 and from December 6 to 31,” she said.
Ms. Kamanga said customers can fly into London Heathrow’s new Terminal 5 for around two-thirds of the peak season fare if they fly at the new designated “shoulder season” times.
She added that the low season rates apply from January 19 to June 9, and November 1 to December 5 while the high season is from June 23 to August 14 and from January 1 to 15.
She added that tourists and professionals will benefit from the new ticket rates, as it will enable them choose a time to fly according to their schedules while still taking advantage of attractive prices.
British Airways has been operating in Zambia for more than 70 years and currently flies in the country three times a week.