BA's New Advert: 777 Driving Through London


With 38 days until the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, British Airways, official airline partner of the games, has launched a new television advert promoting its "home advantage." The airline is encouraging UK residents to not fly for a change: "Don't fly, support Team GB" is the slogan.

The advert shows a Boeing 777 taxiing from Heathrow through the streets of London to the Olympic stadium in east London. You can watch the advert on YouTube by clicking here

Crossing Westminster Bridge in London 

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