British Airways starts flying to Las Vegas from London Gatwick; moves Marseille services to London Heathrow; adds flights to Alicante
- British Airways added three routes from two London airports on 28 October. Thrice-weekly flights from London Gatwick (LGW) to Las Vegas, NV (LAS) are now offered in addition to the daily service the airline already offers from London Heathrow. The 777-operated transatlantic service will compete directly against Virgin Atlantic’s daily flights on the same route. In addition, British Airlines moved its Marseille (MRS) service from Gatwick to London Heathrow (LHR) and now offers thrice-weekly frequencies to the southern-French city from its main hub. Last but not least, the British carrier added new route from Heathrow to the popular with Spanish destination of Alicante (ALC). Thrice-weekly flights to the Spanish airport, as well as services to Marseille will be operated using A319s.