Wednesday 12 February, London: British Airways is launching a summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay, creating the only direct route to Heathrow. This adds to the new routes the airline has already announced for summer 2020 to Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey.
Above: British Airways Airbus A320. The slightly smaller A319 will fly the route to Newquay, with services using Terminal 5 (British Airways)
Seats are available to book from today on BA.com with flights operating on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 July and 7 September 2020.
When booking, customers can be assured that British Airways offsets carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK, as part of the airline's commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. British Airways invests in the highest quality, verified carbon reduction projects around the world which include quality assured projects such as renewable energy, protection of rainforests and reforestation programmes.
Neil Chernoff, British Airways’ Director of Network and Alliances said: “We know that customers enjoy exploring the UK as much as they do going further afield, and Newquay has so much to offer, especially in the summer months.”
Richard Thomasson, Interim Airport Director, Cornwall Airport Newquay adds: “We are delighted British Airways will be flying to Cornwall this summer and to be able to continue to offer this vital link between Cornwall and Heathrow. With such a major global carrier we will be able to offer our passengers one-stop access to the world, while worldwide investors and tourists will benefit from an easier connection to our stunning county.”
Return fares start from £90 in Euro Traveller, customers can book online today at BA.com.
As always, members of the British Airways Executive Club can earn Avios on their British Airways booking. Avios can be spent on Reward flights, upgrades, hotels, car rental and cutting the cost of a flight. When using Avios part payment, customers can pick from a range of savings by destination and cabin and they still collect Avios and Tier Points on their bookings.
Return fares start from £90 in Euro Traveller and £250 in Club Europe.
Flights will operate five days a week on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 July to 7 September 2020.
Day Sector Departure Arrival Sector Departure Arrival
Monday & Friday LHR-NQY (BA1350) 18.05 19.15 NQY-LHR (BA1351) 20.15 21.25
Thursday LHR-NQY (BA1350) 07.00 08.10 NQY-LHR (BA1351) 09.10 10.20
Saturday LHR-NQY (BA1350) 06.40 07.50 NQY-LHR (BA1351) 09.55 11.05
Sunday LHR-NQY (BA1350) 19.10 20.20 NQY-LHR (BA1351) 21.25 22.35
Terminal 5 at Heathrow (Heathrow Airport)