BA announces its longest long-haul flight between London and Santiago de Chile
British Airways is launching the only direct flight between London and Santiago in Chile in January 2017.
Flights to Santiago will commence on January 3rd 2017 and will become British Airway’s longest long-haul route. Flight time will be 14 hours 40 minutes, which is nearly an hour more than the current longest flight of 13 hours 50 minutes service to Buenos Aires in Argentina.
The new four-a-week long-haul flight will be served by the airline’s newest aircraft, the four-cabin Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Customers can choose from four comfortable cabins on board: First, Club World, World Traveller Plus and World Traveller.
BA251 will depart London Heathrow (LHR) at 22:00* and arrive at 09:40* in Santiago (SCL) on Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun
BA250 will depart Santiago (SCL) at 18:45* and arrive at 12:05* in London Heathrow (LHR) on Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat
* local time
More about Santiago
As well as offering a wealth of exciting things to see and do, Santiago is a convenient gateway from which customers can discover other areas of this thrilling and colourful country.
As the capital and economic centre of Chile, Santiago is a lively and vibrant city and its mild winters and very warm summers make it an ideal year-round destination. There is a wealth of things to see and do, including museums, theatres, restaurants, bars and events throughout the year. Must-sees include the Parque Metropolitano, the Cerro San Cristobal, which provides breath-taking views of the city, the Plaza De Armas, Catedral Metropolitana and the Mercado Central, the city’s bustling central market.
Santiago is also an excellent gateway from which to discover the rest of the country. With its close proximity to the Andes mountains, as well as coasts of the Pacific Ocean, it’s an ideal destination for skiers and sun worshipers alike. Mountain climbing, hiking and bike tours are available for sports enthusiasts, with cooking classes and wine tasting tours making for a more relaxed break. And those looking to explore even further can travel onward to Easter Island.
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