8 APRIL 2013


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Article from BTNews 8 APRIL 2013

Summer schedule from BA

British Airways has published its summer schedule 2013 highlighting Spanish destinations.

New services from Gatwick to Tenerife started on 29 March and to Alicante and Lanzarote on 31 March.  Flights from Heathrow to Palma also began on the same day and the airline will be flying from the major London airport to Ibiza from 27 April.  As Noted (See BTN 23 March) London City airport will also benefit from a new BA flight to Granada in Spain from 25 July.

In addition to these shorter routes, British Airways will start services to two new long haul destinations this season with flights from Gatwick to Sri Lanka starting on 14 April and services to Chengdu in China beginning on 22 September.

The new season also sees a few changes to the airline's existing routes.  From 31 March BA moved its Dusseldorf, Toulouse, Zagreb, Leeds Bradford and Almaty flights from Heathrow's T1 to T5 and Larnaca, Singapore and Sydney from T3 into T5.

British Airways is also increasing the number of flights it has to some locations further afield throughout the summer.  Routes to Amman, Shanghai, Beirut, Nairobi, Hyderabad, Boston, Phoenix, Jeddah, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro and Toronto will all benefit from extra services over the next few months. www.ba.com

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