BA launches last-minute fare sale for Europe

NEW YORK -- British Airways announced a fall fare sale to Europe, for economy-class tickets bought through midnight, Aug. 30 for travel Oct. 14 through Dec. 16.

From Los Angeles or San Diego, special roundtrip rates start at $398 to London; $481 to Paris; $547 to Rome and Venice, Italy; $544 to Madrid and Barcelona, Spain; $555 to Athens, Greece, and $570 to Istanbul, Turkey.

Rates apply for midweek departures and stays of at least one Saturday overnight and a maximum of one month.

BA also is offering a $100 discount if hotel accommodation is booked and purchased at the same time as the special airfare.

For more information, visit the airline's Web site at or call (800) AIRWAYS.

Special rates are available via CRS.

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