20% discount on British Airways new 2016 routes if you travel before 30th June

British Airways has launched a new promotion offering a 20% discount on flights on the new routes it is launching this year.

The offers covers a very broad mix of destinations, to put it mildly:

  • Angers
  • Bergerac
  • Biarritz
  • Billund (Legoland)
  • Chania
  • Inverness
  • Kalamata
  • Lima
  • Mahon
  • Palermo
  • Porto (photo below)
  • San Jose (both of them – California and Costa Rica)

You must use promotional code NEWROUTES16 when booking on ba.com.


Here are the rules:

The discount is off the TOTAL fare, including taxes and charges

Valid in economy only

You must book by 29th February

You must complete your travel between 29th April / 4th May (start date varies by route) and 30th June

British Airways operated flights only (not valid on the SUN-AIR Billund flights for example)

Minimum spend £100 per person

Must book a return flight

Only valid on ‘flight only bookings’

Full details and full terms and conditions can be found here on the flight deals page of ba.com.  Don’t forget to use the NEWROUTES16 promotional code.

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  1. Instead of reading the whole article (which I did not do), or go to the BA page (which I did not do) before trying to book a weekend away for next weekend, these are the dates of travel that the promotion code can be applied to:

    Porto, Menorca travel: 29 Apr – 30 Jun 16.
    Crete, Kalamata, Palermo, Biarritz travel: 30 Apr – 30 Jun 16.
    Inverness travel: 01 May – 30 Jun 16.
    Billund, San Jose travel: 03 May – 30 Jun 16.
    Costa Rica, Lima, Bergerac travel: 04 May – 30 Jun 16.

  2. piratesteve says:


    Will using the discount code still earn avios and tier points?

    I need 20 cheap tier points to hit gold and a few days in porto would suit me nicely…

  3. The promotion seems to also cover new Gatwick – NY route

  4. I cannot get the Curve website to work. Any update?

  5. It was all looking so good, but then BA had to go and spoil it all by saying something stupid like “economy only”

  6. Nice! Was looking for some tickets for the Dordogne and was just able to book LCY – Angers and Bordeaux – LGW. Apparently, the discount works nicely if only one leg is a new route 🙂

  7. Don’t BA already go to Inverness?

  8. BA already flew to Angers too, just seasonally.