British Airways – New USA routes 2017

British Airways will launch flights between Heathrow and New Orleans on 27th March 2017.  Operating four times a week with the Boeing 787-8 this will be the only direct flight between Europe and the Louisiana city.

British Airways has announced a further expansion of services from Gatwick. A new year-round service to Oakland will launch on 28th March 2017, operating four times a week in the summer and three times a week in the winter.  The route will be operated by a three-cabin Boeing 777-200.

British Airways will also be launching flights between Gatwick and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The city is the third largest port in the USA for cruise business and it is also a well-known convention destination. The new service will be operated by a three-cabin Boeing 777-200, four times a week during the summer and with three weekly services during the winter.