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Ashes Special: 425 Flights from London to Sydney for 215

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British Airways is giving cricket fans another reason to celebrate England's victory of the second Ashes test.

 British Airways and Qantas have teamed up to offer fares to Australia based on the first innings scores of the second npower test, with the number of seats determined by the amount of runs scored by the opposing team.

As Australia were all out for 215 in their first innings reply to England's 425 on Saturday, both British Airways and Qantas are giving away 425 seats to Sydney for 215 - an impressive reduction on a typical fare of 730. The offer is available on the airlines' websites from today, 21 July 2009. Terms and conditions apply.

British Airways' consumer sales manager Simon Brooks said, "Andrew Strauss and the England cricket team have done us proud, and as a result we're offering this once in a lifetime promotion to fly to the other side of the world for 215."

In the previous Ashes in 2005, British Airways offered 367 seats at 373 when Australia scored 367 runs for 373 against England in the final test. Flights were sold out within 30 minutes.

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