British Airways has announced a new service from London Stansted to Mykonos.
This will use an Embraer E190 aircraft which serves London City Airport during the week. This means it is a weekend-only service:
- Departs Stansted 10.05, arrives Mykonos 15.50 (Sunday)
- Departs Mykonos 16.35, arrives Stansted 18.35 (Saturday)
It will operate from 19th May to 29th September.
There was still decent Avios availability when I checked yesterday. Remember that:
- these flights are 2×2 seating so there is no ’empty middle seat’ in Club Europe
- you still get free drinks and a snack in Economy / Euro Traveller
If you are a BA Gold card holder, remember that you cannot book this service using a ‘double Avios’ Gold Priority Reward – explained here – because it is operated by BA CityFlyer.
The trade-off is the cancellation of London Stansted to Nice this Summer. If you are booked on this service you will be moved to another British Airways flight from another airport.
British Airways drops London City to Paris Orly
British Airways has announced the suspension of its flights from London City to Paris Orly.
Flights will end on 1st June, with BA stating that they were not commercially viable.
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