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Where is British Airways flying in Europe in August? Now at 101 destinations

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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.

RoutesOnline has just published this week’s schedule.  In the last two weeks, British Airways has added an additional 19 destinations on my count, taking it to a total of 101.  Whilst this is getting close to the pre-pandemic level, the number of flights per week to each city is still a fraction of what it was.

British Airways A320

British Airways short haul services for August

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.

Bergerac – 4 weekly
Dublin – 4 weekly
Edinburgh – 4 weekly
Faro – 4 weekly
Florence – 6 weekly
Glasgow – 4 weekly
Ibiza –  7 weekly
Isle of Man – 6 weekly (operated by Loganair)
Mahon – 2 weekly
Malaga – 7 weekly
Nice – 3 weekly
Palma – 7 weekly

For clarity, this is the schedule for this week, so expect changes – hopefully of the positive nature – as we head further into August.


Aberdeen – 10 weekly
Belfast City – 9 weekly
Edinburgh – 17 weekly
Glasgow – 14 weekly
Inverness – 6 weekly
Jersey – 18 weekly
Manchester – 7 weekly
Newcastle – 5 weekly
Newquay – 5 weekly


Alicante – 11 weekly
Amsterdam – 17 weekly
Athens – 35 weekly
Barcelona – 18 weekly
Bari – 3 weekly
Basel – 4 weekly
Bastia – 1 weekly
Berlin Tegel – 17 weekly
Bilbao – 3 weekly
Billund – 3 weekly
Bodrum – 1 weekly
Bologna – 12 weekly
Bordeaux – 5 weekly
Brindisi – 4 weekly
Brussels – 3 weekly
Bucharest – 5 weekly
Budapest – 5 weekly
Cagliari – 3 weekly
Catania – 4 weekly
Chania – 6 weekly
Copenhagen – 10 weekly
Corfu – 14 weekly
Dalaman – 5 weekly
Dublin – 6 weekly
Dubrovnik – 7 weekly
Düsseldorf – 4 weekly
Faro – 19 weekly
Figari – 1 weekly
Frankfurt – 3 weekly
Funchal – 3 weekly
Geneva – 10 weekly
Genoa – 3 weekly
Gibraltar – 12 weekly
Gothenburg – 4 weekly
Hamburg – 3 weekly
Hannover – 3 weekly
Ibiza – 21 weekly
Irakleion – 5 weekly
Istanbul – 7 weekly
Kalamata – 3 weekly
Kefallinia – 3 weekly
Kos – 3 weekly
Krakow – 5 weekly
Lanzarote – 3 weekly
Larnaca – 13-21 weekly
Lisbon – 13-21 weekly
Luxembourg – 3 weekly
Lyon – 5 weekly
Madrid – 12 weekly
Mahon – 6 weekly
Malaga – 25 weekly
Malta – 2 weekly
Marseille – 12 weekly
Milan – 21 weekly
Moscow – 2 weekly
Munich – 9 weekly
Mykonos – 8 weekly
Naples – 10 weekly
Nice – 33 weekly
Olbia – 5 weekly
Oslo – 4 weekly
Palermo – 6 weekly
Palma Mallorca – 22 weekly
Paphos – 4 weekly
Paris CDG – 6 weekly
Pisa – 11 weekly
Porto – 4 weekly
Prague – 6 weekly
Preveza – 4 weekly
Prishtina – 1 weekly
Pula – 2 weekly
Reykjavik – 5 weekly
Rhodes – 4 weekly
Rome – 19 weekly
Seville – 2 weekly
Sofia – 4 weekly
Split – 9 weekly
Stockholm – 6 weekly
Tenerife – 6 weekly
Thira – 6 weekly
Tirana – 5 weekly
Toulouse – 10 weekly
Turin – 4 weekly
Valencia – 5 weekly
Venice – 14 weekly
Verona – 6 weekly
Vienna – 3 weekly
Warsaw – 6 weekly
Zagreb – 6 weekly
Zakynthos – 2 weekly
Zurich – 8 weekly

You can book on the British Airways website here.

Remember to check the quarantine and pre-registration measures in place at your destination before you book.  There are LOTS of people being refused boarding at Heathrow because they have not completed the necessary online forms for their destination or provided any necessary coronavirus test documentation.

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (April 2024)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

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There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

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You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

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The Platinum Card from American Express

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Run your own business?

We recommend Capital on Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card, along with a sign-up bonus worth 10,500 Avios.

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You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

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There are also generous bonuses on the two American Express Business cards, with the points converting at 1:1 into Avios. These cards are open to sole traders as well as limited companies.

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American Express Business Gold

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Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

Comments (62)

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  • idrive says:

    Help, I need to cancel my LHR-PMI due to the obvious situation I do not want to fly.
    I booked Club RFS+cash, I want all Avios and cash back. I can not find the article that was describing all you agree with me this is better that a voucher?

    I have till tomorrow at 6 to cancel. not much time left, I assume that for avios tickets still 24hrs are the deadline. Also, flights are going but this should fall under coronavirus booking confidence, right? thank you

    • Gumshoe says:

      If the flight’s still operating, you can either call to cancel for a full refund of Avios and taxes/fees minus the cancellation fee, or you can cancel for a future travel voucher with no fee which you can do online.

      • Idrive says:

        Thank you! Is the travel voucher valid for any destination? How do they calculate the value?
        I mean I would end up using it but in that case, that would mean a new cash (not RFS/award seating availability) ticket, right?

        I just want tonmake sure i am not wasting 000s avios like that:)

        Thank you!

  • Alex Sm says:

    Nice – 33 flights?!?! How can they fill them? Looks like an anomaly

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