Routes 2012: British Airways to launch Monrovia flights

Routes 2012: British Airways to launch Monrovia flights

British Airways has confirmed it will inaugurate flights to Monrovia, Liberia from November.

The service will be an extension of the London Heathrow – Freetown service it is inheriting from bmi British Midland International this winter.

BA parent International Airlines Group (IAG) acquired bmi earlier this year.

British Airways will offer a three times weekly link to Roberts International Airport from November 5th, 2012 although frequencies will reduce to twice weekly between December 10t, 2012 and February 4th, 2013 for operational reasons.

Monrovia is the capital city of the West African nation of Liberia. 

It is the cultural, political and financial hub for the country and according to a May 2011 estimate was home to around 1.2 million people, approximately a third of the total population of Liberia.