(EDIT: ba.com is currently showing Keflavik, Iceland when you search under ‘EFL’ for airport code! – try later on if you have issues bringing it up.)
Kefalonia is apparently home to some of Greece’s best beaches and the setting for Louis de Bernieres’ novel-turned-film Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.
Here are the key facts:
Services will run from 15th May until 6th October
Departures will be on Tuesdays and Saturdays
Services will operate from Heathrow Terminal 5
It should be 80 tier points each way in Club Europe, due to the distance, but this is not confirmed
British Airways has been stepping up its Summer services for next year. The model appears to be to run a Saturday flight (presumably dropping a rotation from a more business focused route where weekend demand is low) and a second midweek flight. Other recent route announcements have included Figari (Corsica) and Almeria in Spain.
As usual with new routes, BA has loaded at least two Club Europe seats and four Euro Traveller seats for every Kefalonia flight. This gives you an excellent opportunity – if you book today – to pick up peak season holiday flights at a time when other routes may have limited Avios availability remaining.
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