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Where is British Airways flying to in Europe in late July? 33 new destinations added

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Where is British Airways currently flying to in the UK and Europe?

British Airways has been tweaking its short haul network now that there is a little more clarity about which countries do not need a 14-day quarantine when you return to the UK.

Routes Online has just published this week’s schedule. In the last two weeks, British Airways has added an additional 33 destinations (on my count!) so the list is steadily growing.

British Airways A320

British Airways short haul services for late July

All British Airways short haul flights currently depart from London Heathrow Terminal 5.

The only exception are the following flights, operating from London City Airport who provided us with this list.

Dublin – 4 weekly
Edinburgh – 4 weekly
Florence – 6 weekly
Glasgow – 4 weekly
Ibiza – 1-2 daily
Isle of Man – 6 weekly (operated by Loganair)
Malaga – 1-2 daily
Palma – 1-2 daily

For clarity, this is the schedule for this week, so expect changes – hopefully of the positive nature – as we head into August. This list supersedes the list we published two weeks ago.

Aberdeen – 14 weekly
Alicante – 12 weekly
Amsterdam – 20 weekly
Athens – 15 weekly
Barcelona – 19 weekly
Basel – 4 weekly
Belfast City – 14 weekly
Berlin Tegel – 19 weekly
Billund – 3 weekly
Bologna – 7 weekly
Brindisi – 2 weekly
Brussels – 9 weekly
Bucharest – 3 weekly
Budapest – 10 weekly
Cagliari – 2 weekly
Chania – 4 weekly
Copenhagen – 14 weekly
Corfu – 4 weekly
Dalaman – 3 weekly
Dublin – 11 weekly
Dubrovnik – 3 weekly
Dusseldorf – 6 weekly
Edinburgh – 20 weekly
Faro – 13 weekly
Funchal – 1 weekly
Geneva – 12 weekly
Gibraltar – 4 weekly
Glasgow – 14 weekly
Gothenburg – 3 weekly
Hamburg – 4 weekly
Hannover – 6 weekly
Heraklion – 2 weekly
Ibiza – 11 weekly
Inverness – 7 weekly
Istanbul – 5 weekly
Jersey – 14 weekly
Kalamata – 1 weekly
Kos – 2 weekly
Krakow – 5 weekly
Larnaca – 2 weekly
Lisbon – 10 weekly
Madrid – 12 weekly
Mahon – 4 weekly
Malaga – 23 weekly
Manchester – 7 weekly
Marseille – 7 weekly
Milan Malpensa – 13 weekly
Munich – 6 weekly
Mykonos – 4 weekly
Naples – 4 weekly
Newcastle – 7 weekly
Newquay – 2 weekly
Nice – 19 weekly
Olbia – 20 weekly
Oslo – 5 weekly
Palermo – 3 weekly
Palma Mallorca – 16 weekly
Paris – 21 weekly
Pisa – 7 weekly
Porto – 2 weekly
Prague – 4 weekly
Preveza – 2 weekly
Pristina – 1 weekly
Reykjavik – 3 weekly
Rhodes – 2 weekly
Rome – 14 weekly
Seville – 2 weekly
Sofia – 3 weekly
Split – 5 weekly
Stockholm – 6 weekly
Tenerife – 2 weekly
Thessaloniki – 2 weekly
Thira – 4 weekly
Tirana – 3 weekly
Toulouse – 7 weekly
Turin – 2 weekly
Valencia – 4 weekly
Venice – 7 weekly
Verona – 3 weekly
Warsaw – 7 weekly
Zagreb – 4 weekly
Zakynthos – 2 weekly
Zurich – 7 weekly

You can book on the British Airways website here.  Remember to check the quarantine measures in place at your destination before you book.


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Comments (33)

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  • Helen Hill says:

    What’s happening about flights to the USA ????

  • Alex says:

    BSL was 6-weekly last week (daily except Sat), down to 4 now so not all of them are increasing sadly. Not much flexibility compared to 3-4 daily we used to see in normal times 🙁

    But it is nice to see more destinations and flights. CC were over the moon to be back flying this weekend, it was really good to see despite the general mood. People were very disciplined about the back to front boarding / front to back disembarking, hopefully that stays the same.

  • Alex says:

    Do we know what’s happening with Vienna? I’m supposed to go there mid-October but there are currently no flights, and since the October schedule isn’t firm, I can’t trust the advertised 5x daily.

  • Nick says:

    Sofia route getting alot of cancellations – have had four flights on this route cancelled in August just this week.

    • Secret Squirrel says:

      Oh, this was one of the best TP value CE flights available.

      • Nick says:

        Yeah a lot people used this route for TP runs, for me it’s my regular route and it’s now full of cancellations and significantly higher tickets prices likely due to the massive reduction in frequency.

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