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British Airways starts A380 Washington service

16 Oct 2014

Washington Dulles Airport has become British Airways’ fourth A380 destination, after Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Johannesburg. Its inaugural flight took off on 2 October, marking the start of daily A380 services between London Heathrow and Washington. The Airbus A380, one of the latest additions to British Airway’s fleet, offers spacious surroundings, as well as many features designed to ensure travellers arrive refreshed and rejuvenated.

To complement the new aircraft, a brand new, larger British Airways lounge opened at Washington Dulles Airport at the end of September. The new lounge is over 10,000 square feet and enhances the experience of customers flying to Washington Dulles Airport. It accommodates over 200 guests with fine dining, intimate bar areas, business facilities, shower suites and a private VIP area.

The new lounge reflects the style of the Terminal 5 lounges at London Heathrow, with areas to relax and unwind, or refresh and work. The Club World pre-flight dining area offers great views over the runway, and there is a waiter service private dining experience and private bar, exclusively for guests travelling First.

Customers will also be able to enjoy a Deli style dining area for those who prefer a lighter meal, a Deli bar stocked with tasty treats, rain showers, a business suite, power points at almost every seat, and a stunningly designed bar area.

British Airways has also just announced the launch of a new A380 service between London Heathrow and San Francisco starting next year (2015). The Bay area will be the third North American destination to welcome their fleet’s largest aircraft.

For more information about flights with British Airways to Washington and further afield in the US, contact Ultimate Destinations on 01923 284148 or send an email to

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