Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

Tampa Airport welcomes back British Airways route to London Gatwick

Tampa Airport welcomes back British Airways route to London Gatwick

Tampa International Airport has welcomed back British Airways with a real fanfare after a 20-month hiatus, with the airline restoring its nonstop connection to London Gatwick. Celebrations included a beautiful cake, balloons, and a band playing British songs at the gate.

US reopening: British Airways and Virgin Atlantic celebrate with dual take-off from London to New York

US reopening: British Airways and Virgin Atlantic celebrate with dual take-off from London to New York

The US relaxed entry requirements on 8 November 2021. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic celebrated the return of transatlantic travel with a dual take-off of their first flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK.

British Airways extends UK schedule from Belfast City Airport this winter

British Airways extends UK schedule from Belfast City Airport this winter

British Airways is extending three of its newest domestic routes – Exeter, Glasgow and Leeds from George Best Belfast City Airport this winter season. The airline is also introducing a direct service to Birmingham as it further extends its UK network.


British Airways commences direct service from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow

British Airways commences direct service from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow

A direct service to Glasgow has launched from Belfast City Airport with British Airways. Passengers on the inaugural flight were greeted by a bagpiper playing traditional Scottish music. British Airways currently operates a network of six destinations from Belfast City Airport.

British Airways commences Belfast City-Newquay service

British Airways commences Belfast City-Newquay service

A new service to popular UK holiday destination Newquay began from Belfast City Airport on 3 July 2021. Throughout the summer, flights will be operated by British Airways with up to six flights a week connecting passengers with Cornwall and the southwest of England.

Bordeaux Airport: 77 destinations offered in summer 2021

Bordeaux Airport: 77 destinations offered in summer 2021

With 77 destinations and 108 routes serving 21 countries, summer services from Bordeaux are gradually opening up and offering opportunities for travellers from south-west France. At present, 20 airlines have announced flights from Bordeaux Airport for the summer season.


Dubai to Heathrow now world’s top international market

Dubai to Heathrow now world’s top international market

Dubai to Heathrow now #1 by seats – it wasn’t even in the top-10 last winter. There has been huge change, with nine of the top-10 now different.

China Southern world’s third-largest airline this winter

China Southern world’s third-largest airline this winter

The world’s top-20 airline list has seen huge change this winter, with China Southern now third. Chinese carriers now have seven places and Asian airlines 11.

BA CityFlyer adds 11 routes from Southampton – strong performance likely

BA CityFlyer adds 11 routes from Southampton – strong performance likely

BA CityFlyer to begin some of flybe’s most profitable routes, while fares from Southampton are similar to London City yet with lower charges, RDC shows.


Latest route launches (8 - 14 October)

Latest route launches (8 – 14 October)

British Airways begins Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan, as Wizz Air launches its new Catania base, its second in Italy, and Blue Air breaks duopoly to Amsterdam.

British Airways launches Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan

British Airways launches Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan

British Airways began Heathrow – Lahore on 12 October, joining Islamabad. Lahore had 173,000 passengers from Heathrow last year.

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

With multiple airlines retiring Boeing 747-400s, we look at the type’s top operators and routes globally this decade. Which are in and which aren’t?