British Airways to add six new European routes from London Heathrow

British Airways has announced it is launching six new European routes from London Heathrow for 2020. With destinations in Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey.

For the first time ever, the airline will fly from Heathrow to the Kosovan and Montenegrin capitals, Pristina and Podgorica, with both flights departing on Saturdays from July 4 until August 29.

A brand-new route to Perugia in Italy, which is located amongst the spectacular mountains and enchanting hill-towns of Umbria will also launch next summer. Flights will depart on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays from July 2 through to August 31.

Turkish coastal towns, Dalaman and Bodrum (below) are added back on to British Airways’ Heathrow route map. Flights will depart on Saturdays from May 23 through to October 24.

These flights will join a new summer service between London Gatwick and Antalya that takes off from April 30, 2020. Customers will also have the choice of two London airports when flying to Dalaman as the airline already operates a weekly service from Gatwick.

The Greek island of Rhodes (below). The Saturday service will commence on July 4 and run until August 29.

British Airways is also launching a new two-per-week service from Gatwick to the Greek island of Corfu from May 1 until October 23, 2020.

The airline is also increasing the frequency of 16 popular short haul routes from Heathrow, including popular holiday destinations such as; Larnaca, Brindisi, Nice, Ibiza, Tenerife, Split, Olbia, Kefalonia and Preveza.

Timetable

Route Day of week Flight number Departure airport Arrival airport Departure time Arrival time Dates of operation
Bodrum Saturday 670 LHR BJV 12:05 19:20 23 May – 24 Oct
    671 BJV LHR 17:20 22:35 23 May – 24 Oct
Dalaman Saturday 678 LHR DLM 06:25 13:40 23 May – 24 Oct
    679 DLM LHR 12:00 17:15 23 May – 24 Oct
Perugia Monday 616 LHR PEG 10:10 14:35 02 Jul – 31 Aug
    617 PEG LHR 13:25 17:00 02 Jul – 31 Aug
  Thursday 616 LHR PEG 15:25 19:50 02 Jul – 31 Aug
    617 PEG LHR 18:45 22:20 02 Jul – 31 Aug
  Saturday 616 LHR PEG 13:55 18:20 02 Jul – 31 Aug
    617 PEG LHR 17:10 20:45 02 Jul – 31 Aug
Pristina Saturday 528 LHR PRN 13:20 18:20 04 Jul – 29 Aug
    529 PRN LHR 17:10 21:30 04 Jul – 29 Aug
Rhodes Saturday 624 LHR RHO 06:55 14:10 02 Jul – 31 Aug
    625 RHO LHR 12:15 17:35 02 Jul – 31 Aug
Podgorica Saturday 532 LHR TGD 14:10 19:10 02 Jul – 31 Aug
    533 TGD LHR 18:00 22:10 02 Jul – 31 Aug

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