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British Airways has announced a new service from London Heathrow to Mauritius. The flight will be served by British Airways 787-9 aircraft three times a week from 3 November 2021 - 8 January 2022. The London Gatwick to Mauritius service will remain unchanged.     ...

British Airways has today announced that it will be adding the islands of São Miguel and Terceira in the beautiful Azores archipelago to its Heathrow shorthaul network from next summer. Flights to the two new summer hotspots will operate once a week, with São Miguel launching on 2 July until 3 September 2022 and Terceira on 10 July until 28 August 2022. The Azores archipelago i ...

British Airways has today announced that it will move to the next phase of its lounge reopening plan, as it is set to once again open the doors to its Concorde Room (specifically for those flying in First) at JFK and Heathrow on 1 September, with a number of other enhancements in store for customers.

Page updated 27 September 2021.


Stay up to date with us on the UK government announcements on the green and amber watchlists for the British Airways destinations that allowing UK citizens to enter for leisure.

British Airways customers will be welcomed back on board with new ‘Best of British Menus’ with the September edition featuring a traditional British Roast dinner.

 

Whatever destination, fare or dates you're booking, there are several ways to ensure you're booking with maximum flexibility. These varying policies and fare types can be confusing, but we've got you covered with this summary of what British Airways and Lime can offer you:

From 04:00 on Sunday 8 August, Mexico will be added to the red list following the UK Government announcement. 

In response to this, British Airways has added additional Mexico services from Cancun and Mexico City to assist passenger repatriation. 

British Airways flagship US lounge at JFK’s Terminal 7 will reopen its doors on Sunday 1 August 2021, following a 16-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

British Airways is adding thousands of extra seats on key routes to the UK from the USA and EU, following a huge increase in interest in travel to London since the UK Government announced that quarantine restrictions would be lifted for fully-vaccinated US and EU customers when travelling to the UK.

The results of a joint UK proving trial established by Heathrow, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have demonstrated the UK Government can rapidly expand its Amber policy and remove self-isolation for fully vaccinated US and EU citizens arriving into the UK. The group’s encouraging trial results come ahead of the UK Government’s next checkpoint to review traffic light measure ...