British Airways announce more flights from Newcastle Airport to London

More new British Airways flights are headed to Newcastle International Airport, it has been revealed

A British Airways plane leaving Newcastle Airport
A British Airways plane leaving Newcastle Airport

The number of flights from Newcastle to London is to be increased, it has been revealed.

British Airways has announced it will be increasing its number of services from Newcastle to the capital from the beginning of next month.

The company has been offering flights between the North East and the Heathrow for 55 years.

Operated by an Airbus A320, the additional return flight on a Monday and Wednesday will mean customers will have 41 flights each week to choose from.

Richard Tams, British Airways’ head of UK&I sales and marketing, said: “Our route between London and Newcastle is at the very heart of our domestic network.

“The number of flights on offer means customers can connect through London to our entire network of destinations, offering great opportunities for both leisure and business travellers.”

Tickets are already on sale for the new services and British Airways offers return flights between London and Newcastle from £102, including taxes and charges.

Chris Sanders, aviation development director at Newcastle International Airport, said: “We are very pleased that British Airways will offer these extra flights to and from Newcastle International Airport from June.

“Heathrow connectivity is very important to this region. These extra flights will help make it easier to reach south east England as well as shortening journey times for some connections through Heathrow.”

A number of extra flights and increased cap­­acities have been ann­oun­ced at the airport in recent weeks.

Earlier this month, Thomson and First Choice revealed that, in summer 2015, they will be increasing capacity at Newcastle International Airport through the introduction of over 7,000 additional seats and two new routes, to Agadir in Morocco, and Dubrovnik, Croatia. In March, Aer Lingus Regional laun­ched a new route from Newcastle to Cork as the airline continues to implement its strategic growth plan in the North East.

From the end of March, easyJet also launched flights from Newcastle to Gatwick, safeguarding the connection following Flybe’s decision to exit.

Brussels Airlines also added Newcastle to its extensive European network in March.


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