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British Airways name Olympic plane

Friday, August 19, 2016

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The official airline of Team GB British Airways have announced the name of the plane that will carry Britain's olympiads home from Rio.
The aircraft has been named VictRious which was one of four options on a short list picked by BA staff and the athletes from Team GB.
The airline had asked the public for suggestions over twitter before making the final decision.
The aircraft will also have its nose painted gold with its name emblazoned on the side along with the hashtag #greattoBAck.
Team GB are expected to depart from Rio on 22nd August after experiencing their most successful overseas Olympics.