Currently passengers flying from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durban (DUR) with British Airways, must fly via Johannesburg and then continue with Comair to Durban, South Africa.
From October 29, 2018, BA will offer nonstop direct service, three times a week.
The service will be the only nonstop link between Europe and Durban and flights will be operated by the airline’s newest fleet of aircraft, the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The timetable will have a morning arrival into Durban and an evening arrival into Heathrow.
Copyright Photo: British Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner G-ZBJA (msn 38609) LHR (SPA). Image: 935593.
Turkish Airlines (Istanbul) has announced it will extend the current Istanbul (Ataturk) – Johannesburg route to Durban this fall. Durban will become the third destination for the carrier in South Africa.
Turkish currently has the fourth largest flight network with 276 destinations in 110 countries.
In other news, the carrier started daily service to Dammam flights from/to Istanbul (Sabiha Gökçen International Airport). Damman becomes the 22nd destination from the secondary airport of Istanbul.
Copyright Photo: SPA/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A330-303 TC-JNS (msn 1458) climbs away from the runway at London’s Heathrow Airport.