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British Airways to offer more short-haul flights to Spain

British Airways to offer more short-haul flights to Spain

British Airways is set to make a number of changes to its summer 2013 schedule including a new route, terminal changes and frequency increases.

The airline will start weekend services from Heathrow to Ibiza from April 27th thanks to the popularity of the services the airline already operates to the White Isle from both London City and Gatwick airports.

This is in addition to new Spanish flights from Heathrow to Palma (starting March 31st) and from Gatwick to Lanzarote (starting March 31st) and Tenerife (starting March 29th).

The airline will also move its new Heathrow flights to Leeds Bradford and Zagreb from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5.

The Leeds flights will also be re-timed to better suit business travellers with earlier morning departures in both directions. 

From the start of the summer programme on March 31st the schedule from Leeds Bradford will be reduced from four to three flights a day, with the lunchtime and early afternoon slots combined.

However, the move to T5 and the new timings will benefit both business and leisure travellers who will be able to easily connect with some of the important long-haul and European destinations.

The winter schedules to Dublin and Tripoli will continue into the summer offering up to 53 flights per week to the Republic of Ireland’s capital and three flights a week to Libya’s.

On the airline’s long-haul network, Almaty will receive a non-stop service from April 2nd, 2013.

The route will also be moved from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5 and benefit from the introduction of a three-class aircraft.