Over the last two weeks British Airways has been flying Team GB home from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with the final flight carrying Olympians due to land today.
The move follows a “huge increase” in interest in travel to London following a government decision that quarantine restrictions would be lifted for fully-vaccinated US and EU customers.
The new comes as the government reportedly prepares to remove quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers from amber list countries in the coming weeks.
British Airways customers can now check the travel restrictions and entry requirements of any destination the airline flies to on a new interactive map.
British Airways is preparing to welcome an increased number of holidaymakers back to the skies from July 19th in time for the start of the school summer holidays.
British Airways will start operating a second daily flight from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cairo, Egypt, later this year. The new service will operate seven days a week from October.
The flag-carrier is launching four new domestic routes from Belfast this summer, supporting important business and tourism links between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.
The team will be heading directly to Johannesburg on a charter flight from Edinburgh, following the Lions 1888 Cup clash against Japan at Murrayfield.