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Claim: British Airways is offering free round-trip travel to London to those who forward an e-mail message to
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2003]
Origins: Although airlines frequently offer special deals to promote tourism when the air travel business is slumping, this isn't one of them. The offer described here — free round-trip travel to London (or any Asian destination for UK residents) on
We don't know where the email originated but it is a hoax and BA has had no involvement with it.Some inexpensive air travel fares may be in the offing, but no airline's likely to be offering a deal this good any time soon.
We have had a lot of people contacting us about this but there is no truth in any of the claims in the email. If people receive this, they should immediately delete it.
Last updated: 30 October 2007
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