NEWS: BA’s winter short haul schedule from Heathrow (subject to change) & get a discount COVID test for travel via BA

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British Airways extends London Gatwick short-haul suspension to late-March 2021

Yesterday I wrote that BA appeared to be suspending its Gatwick short-haul operation until summer schedules 2021. This has now been confirmed along with their roughly planned schedule. As usual, this is very likely to change multiple times.

British Airways has confirmed that it has suspended all short-haul flights from Gatwick until 27 March 21.

The following destinations will be operating to/from London Heathrow. On existing destinations already served from London Heathrow, there are no new revisions to operational frequencies.

Algiers 4 weekly
Alicante 3 weekly
Amsterdam 23 weekly
Bilbao 7 weekly
Bordeaux 5 weekly
Dubrovnik 1 weekly
Faro 7 weekly
Funchal 5 weekly
Geneva 25 weekly
Gran Canaria/Las Palmas 2 weekly
Grenoble 2 weekly
Innsbruck 5 weekly
Jersey 34 weekly
Lanzarote 5 weekly
Malaga 10 weekly
Malta 2 weekly
Marrakech 6 weekly
Naples 5 weekly
Palma Mallorca 3 weekly
Paphos 2 weekly (No service 23NOV20 – 13FEB21)
Porto 5 weekly
Salzburg 11 weekly
Seville 5 weekly
Tenerife South 10 weekly
Tirana 7 weekly
Turin 14 weekly
Venice 14 weekly
Verona 6 weekly

Following destinations will not be transferred to London Heathrow, as the service is cancelled: Cologne, Genoa.
Following flights and/or frequencies to/from London Gatwick will not be transferred to London Heathrow: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Nice, Rome.

HT: Routes online


BA offer discount on COVID testing

If your destination requires you to take a test for Covid-19 prior to departure, you can arrange a home-testing kit at a BA discounted price from City Doc or with remote support from a clinician at Nomad Travel (using code BritishAirways15). You can also find a more comprehensive list of COVID testing for travel in this article.

Covid-19 testing services are provided independently of BA. You can find more details on this page. 


2 Comments on "NEWS: BA’s winter short haul schedule from Heathrow (subject to change) & get a discount COVID test for travel via BA"

  1. The Covid test via the BA link looks like a good discount – £93 vs £175

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