British Airways offers a preview of the new long haul service to Moscow

From: British Airways
Published: Wed Mar 14 2012

British Airways debuted the upcoming four class cabin experience on the route from London Heathrow to Moscow. From March 25, British Airways will be the first airline to offer customers First class travel between London and Moscow, as well as Club World, World Traveller Plus and World Traveller onboard a daily Boeing 747 service.

Richard Tams, head of UK and Ireland sales and marketing, said: "Customers in all cabins, especially First and Club World, will be able to enjoy a top-class customer experience and the best premium travel between London and Moscow."

The new long-haul flights to Moscow will be the shortest in the British Airways network and takes just four hours.

As well as operating a daily Boeing 747 service, British Airways is also putting two daily long-haul Boeing 767s on the route to replace the existing short-haul service.

The change of aircraft means the route will change from a short-haul service operated with two cabins to a long-haul operation, offering customers up to four classes of travel, with the opportunity to enjoy the premium service, fully flat-beds, comprehensive in-flight entertainment and wide selection of meals and drinks in unrivalled comfort.

British Airways has been flying to Moscow since 1959 and offers a wide selection of hotels in the capital.

International film actress, Gillian Anderson flew on the preview flight this week to launch the new service from British Airways.

Gillian Anderson said: "It's the first time I've travelled to Moscow and I'm delighted more people can now do the same in the luxury of British Airways First Class. Flying British Airways feels like a little bit of Britain and I always look forward to flying with them especially when
coming home."

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