London 2012 Five Years On (Video) CheapOair Staff October 18, 2011 Videos 1 Comment Limelight on London Five years later and London is ready for the 2012 Olympic Games. Construction is coming to an end and the British capital is braced for some 10,500 athletes from 131 qualified nations participating in 302 events in 26 sporting fields. Beginning on the July 27th, the sporting event of the decade, which proudly reports being under budget at around the $11 billion mark. With such huge figures flying around, cheap flights to London have never looked so appealing. As this video promises, the 2012 summer games hopes to inspire young people to participate in sport and to appreciate the sense of world unity that such an event can offer. Planning your summer vacation? Book cheap flights, hotels and car rentals for an historic, memorable and affordable London vacation with CheapOair.com.