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Wed, 11 Sep 2019

England Team Flies ‘Sweet Chariot’ to Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan

England Rugby’s 31-man squad flew a ‘Sweet Chariot’ to Japan for the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.

British Airways, the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby, honoured the squad with a send-off at Heathrow, ahead of their 5,948-mile flight to Tokyo Narita.

England Rugby’s 31-man squad flew a ‘Sweet Chariot’ to Japan for the Rugby World Cup earlier this week. British Airways, the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby, honoured the squad with a send-off at Heathrow, ahead of their 5,948-mile flight to Tokyo Narita. Click to enlarge.

With a combined total of more than 1,000 caps, the players were photographed in front of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with #SweetChariot emblazoned across the fuselage.

To ensure they arrived in top form, the players’ meals and snacks were protein-rich during the 11-hour 30-minute flight.

 Alex Cruz, British Airways’ Chairman and CEO, said, “We are honoured to be the Official Airline Partner of England Rugby and we wish the team every success in Japan.”

British Airways is a Principal Partner to Twickenham Stadium and the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby.

The airline flies direct between London and Tokyo Narita as well as Haneda, with two flights departing every day from Heathrow Terminal 5.

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