(18 Dec 2020)
British Airways has unveiled plans to launch flights
to France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain from
Southampton in the south of England.
Under a new agreement with Southampton Airport,
the airline will operate up to 17 flights each weekend to 11
locations between 1 May and 31 October 2021.
“It’s great to see BA return to the airport
once again and the range of excellent destinations on offer is
sure to be a welcome early Christmas present for passengers
looking to plan a European holiday next summer,” said Steve Szalay,
Operations Director at Southampton Airport.
arrangement will run alongside existing services from London City
Airport, enhancing British Airways’ regional network from the UK.
Tom Stoddart, Managing Director of BA CityFlyer,
which will operate the new services, said, “We are delighted to
announce the extension of our services to Southampton Airport next
summer. This is an exciting opportunity for the British Airways
family. The ideal location of the airport and excellent facilities
on offer will hugely benefit our customers along the South Coast
as they plan to take to the skies again and book a well-deserved
holiday in the sun.”