- …marks Nigeria’s 54th Independence with special ‘Companion Fare’
By Etuka Sunday
British mega carrier, British Airways and its partner, Iberia Airlines have launched what could best be described as the most amazing offer of the year.
The new offer, which is available for trips to the United Kingdom (UK), and select destinations in Europe, affords customers the unique opportunity to purchase a ticket for their companion for as low as N50,000, and N100,000 to US and Canada.
Known as the ‘Companion Fare’ the new promo comes in celebration of the 54th Nigerian Independence anniversary and are available for purchase from 24th September until 15th October, 2014.
According to the airline in a statement, with N50,000, BA/IB customers travelling to London and other destinations in the UK, Europe and North America from Lagos and Abuja in the World Traveller (Economy) class can now extend to their companions or loved ones, the opportunity to experience the unparalleled service within the luxurious ambience of British Airways cabins while those on a trip to Canada and US from Lagos and Abuja can travel for as low as N100,000 each, all fares excluding taxes.
Giving details of the offer, British Airways Regional Commercial Manager for West Africa, Mr. Kola Olayinka, said the Companion fare is available for the customers to book at all British Airways & Iberia call centres and travel agents in the country.
In his words, “This is our way of saying thank you to our customers for their support over the years especially as we celebrate Nigeria’s Independence Day. We have realized the importance of companionship while travelling, so, with this offer, we are telling our customers to take a companion or loved one along on their next trip to UK or other destinations in Europe, and pay just N100,000 for two tickets and N200,000 for two tickets to US and Canada.
He, however, advised customers to hurry to confirm their bookings, to confirm their seats on these amazing return fares.