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Last updated: 13 Aug, 2015  

British Airways Announces Independence Day Offer

NewsVoir | 12 Aug, 2015
British Airways is inviting its customers from India to celebrate Independence Day, with a special offer on flights from India to the UK and selected destinations in Europe.


British Airways is delighted to offer 15% discount on its World Traveller economy class, World Traveller Plus premium economy and the award-winning Club World business class to commemorate India’s 69th Independence Day. The offer is available for outbound travel from India between September 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015, and must be booked by August 16, 2015. The airline is also pleased to offer incredible prices for combined booking of flights and hotels to add extra value to its customers’ holiday and travel experience. Please visit for further information and bookings.


Moran Birger, British Airways’ regional commercial manager, South Asia, said, “Customers from India can rediscover London with exciting events this autumn and winter, be it the city-wide celebration of great food at the London Restaurant Festival from 1-31 October, or by soaking up the festival atmosphere at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. Those looking to get into the festive spirit can try traditional Glühwein at Germany’s oldest Christmas market in Dresden. Meanwhile, families looking for a holiday destination can take a trip to Reykjavik in Iceland to see the Northern Lights, a truly magical natural phenomenon.”


What’s more, customers from Delhi will become the first at British Airways globally to experience the state-of-the-art brand new Boeing 787-9 and the new First cabin from 25 October 2015.”


Last year marked British Airways’ 90 years of service to India showcasing our commitment to the market and we are excited to be celebrating India’s 69th Independence Day with our customers. We encourag­e customers to take advantage of our great value fares and explore the wonderful sites that the UK and Europe have to offer,” Birger added.


Customers can experience British Airways’ exceptional quality and impeccable service in its’ World Traveller, World Traveller Plus and Club World cabins.


World Traveller is a full-service economy class cabin that offer excellent value with all the comfort and benefits one can expect from British Airways. World Traveller Plus premium economy is a great option for cost-conscious business travellers and discerning leisure passengers looking for greater comfort, space and privacy.


British Airways’ award-winning Club World cabin combines elements from the home and business to create an ideal environment that is comfortable, flexible and private. British Airways currently operates 49 flights a week from five key cities in India - New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Customers can book their whole journey on, earn frequent flyer points, gain access to airport lounges and enjoy world-class customer services.


Notes to editors

    All prices quoted in this press release are subject to availability

    Sale period - 10 August to 16 August 2015; Travel period - 1 September until 31 December 2015

    The offer on flights booked in World Traveller (Economy), World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) and Club World (Business) cabins is available only from Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad to the UK and Europe

    Taxes / fees may vary due to currency fluctuations

    Other terms and conditions apply

    Please refer to the applicable fare rules for complete set of terms and conditions.

    British Airways reserves the right to withdraw the offer anytime without notice.

    Fare details are as mentioned below:



New Delhi – London Route


Fare (INR)

Taxes (INR)

Fees (INR)

Other charges (INR)

Total all-inclusive fare starting from (INR)

World Traveller (Economy)






World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy)






Club World (Business)







New Delhi to Paris and New Delhi to Zurich routes


Fare (INR)

Taxes (INR)

Fees (INR)

Other charges (INR)

Total all-inclusive fare starting from (INR)

World Traveller (Economy)






World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy)






Club World (Business)







* Other Flight + Hotel packages include:

    Flight and four nights’ hotel to London from New Delhi start from INR 87,029.

    Flight and four nights’ hotel to Paris from New Delhi starting from INR 92,489.

    Flight and four nights’ hotel to Zurich from New Delhi starting from INR 95,339.                                                                                                                               

About British Airways

British Airways' route network currently serves more than 179 destinations in 75 countries.

British Airways has been flying to India for over 90 years and currently operates 49 flights a week from London Heathrow to five cities – New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. From 25 October 2015, customers from Delhi will become the first at British Airways globally to experience the state-of-the-art brand new Boeing 787-9 and the new First cabin.


British Airways operates flights to India from London Heathrow’s state-of-the-art Terminal 5 which opened on March 27, 2008 and is exclusive to the airline's customers and is capable of handling 30 million customers a year. In March 2015, Terminal 5 was named by Skytrax as the Best Airport Terminal for the fourth year running, based on surveys of 12 million frequent travellers. The Heathrow Airport also won the Best Airport Shopping award.


In October 2014, British Airways was awarded the Best Airline, Best Short-Haul Airline and Best Frequent Flyer Programme by Business Traveller Awards. The airline has held on to the top spot for another year after winning these three categories at the 2013 Awards. British Airways has been named the UK’s Consumer and Business Superbrand of 2014 for the second year in a row, securing the top position against 1,500 other brands and becoming the first airline or travel brand to win the prestigious title.


For further information on British Airways visit

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