British Airways’ New Summer Shorthaul

British Airways’ shorthaul flight schedule for the summer 2003 includes new routes from London Gatwick, London City and Manchester airports and increased services on profitable routes to continental Europe.

At Gatwick, a new service will start to Krakow in Poland with three flights a week and services to Athens will be reinstated for the summer season with six flights a week. There will be additional flights to a number of Italian destinations with extra daily services to Rome, Genoa, Venice and Verona and an extra weekly service to Naples. An additional weekly flight will operate to Pristina in Kosovo.

At Heathrow, there will be an additional daily service to both Brussels and Copenhagen, three extra weekly flights to Helsinki and two extra weekly flights to Larnaca in Cyprus. Services to Belgrade will move from Gatwick to Heathrow where there will be four flights each week.

The summer season also sees the start of British Airways’ first ever services from London City Airport with three daily flights to Frankfurt, Glasgow and Paris Charles de Gaulle airports.

At Manchester, there will be three new services with daily flights to Bologna, Pisa and Vienna. There will be extra daily frequencies to Geneva, Glasgow, Hanover and Rome and an additional weekly service to Lyon. Services to Gothenburg will be suspended.