Extra flights to Orlando from Gatwick with British Airways

Extra flights to Orlando from Gatwick with British Airways

Holiday-makers wanting to fly to Florida and the Caribbean will now have even more choice thanks to extra flights with British Airways.

The airline is boosting services at Gatwick to some of its most popular destinations from next summer.

Customers will be able to fly to top holiday hot-spot, Orlando, an extra three times a week, with more weekly flights to Kingston, St Lucia, Antigua and Punta Cana.

Peter Simpson, British Airways’ director of Gatwick, said: “From next year our customers will be able to fly more often to many of our most popular destinations.

“Adding an extra Boeing 777 to our Gatwick fleet has enabled us to enhance our fantastic flying schedule by increasing flights to our top leisure destinations, giving our customers even more choice.

“With so much to choose from holiday-makers are spoilt for choice; from our 13 flights a week to Orlando to our brilliant daily service to St Lucia, everyone will get a stunning start to their holidays with British Airways.”

The additional aircraft brings the number of British Airways Boeing 777s based at Gatwick up to ten in total, as well as 18 Boeing 737s, four Airbus A319s and one Airbus A320.

Matt Wood, head of airline relations, London Gatwick, said: “We are delighted that British Airways will be basing a tenth Boeing 777 at London Gatwick.

“This means passengers will now have an even greater choice of when to travel to the most popular leisure destinations across the US and Caribbean.”