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British Airways adds six new routes from London City for Summer 2022, bookable now

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British Airways is launching six new routes from London City Airport for Summer 2022.

These will be operated, as usual, by the BA CityFlyer subsidiary using the fleet of Embraer E190 aircraft.

Avios seats should be bookable now and should be freely available given that the routes were only added today.

BA CityFlyer six new routes

Where will BA fly from London City Airport in Summer 2022?

Here are the six routes announced today:

  • Luxembourg, up to 18 flights per week – full season (27th March to 28th October)
  • Barcelona, up to six flights per week – 20th June to 4th September
  • Guernsey, two flights per week – 20th June to 2nd September, Mon and Fri
  • Jersey, two flights per week – 20th June to 2nd September, Mon and Fri
  • Milan Malpensa, daily – full season (2nd April to 28th October)
  • Thessaloniki, one flight per week – 18th June to 4th September, Sat out and Sun back

Milan Malpensa appears to be in addition to flights to Linate, which are still bookable on ba.com.

Jersey and Guernsey are not technically ‘new’ routes but were not previously expected to operate this Summer.

BA British Airways Cityflyer Embraer cabin

Here are the remaining CityFlyer routes for this August, according to Cirium:

  • Amsterdam
  • Belfast
  • Bergerac
  • Berlin
  • Dublin
  • Düsseldorf
  • Edinburgh
  • Faro
  • Florence
  • Frankfurt
  • Geneva
  • Glasgow
  • Ibiza
  • Malaga
  • Menorca
  • Milan Linate
  • Mykonos
  • Nice
  • Palma
  • Quimper
  • Rotterdam
  • San Sebastian
  • Santorini
  • Skiathos
  • Split
  • Zurich

Is it worth booking Club Europe on CityFlyer flights?

If you are thinking about booking a Club Europe redemption for Avios on these routes, remember that the Embraer E190 aircraft are 2 x 2 seating throughout (pictured above). There is no ’empty middle seat’ benefit. There is also no lounge at London City Airport. Economy seats also retain free catering, with no ‘buy on board’, so you will be fed regardless.

Unless you need the extra luggage allowance, the only benefit of Club Europe on the outbound flight is the superior meal served on board. You would receive lounge access on your return if one is available, plus priority security etc.

These services are available for booking now at ba.com.

Comments (58)

  • Peggerz says:

    The BA app is playing up a bit today, but it looks like EDI-PMI & EDI-FLR are going again this year.

  • JR says:

    At the same time as receiving this article, I got notification of my LHR—LUX flight in July being cancelled. They have yet to tell me that my inbound flight is also cancelled, but they have offered me new flights – except the outbound is now on same day as inbound, and the inbound is the same aircraft – so I have approx 45 mins in Luxembourg – but you try getting through to customer services!

    • Stu_N says:

      Give it a few days for changes to percolate through the system then you should be able to change online.

  • Jon says:

    Local news (Guernsey) reporting tthat GCI – EDI is coming back also but can’t see anything in the booking engine – was such a useful route last year and had similar loads to the LCY

  • MilesOnPoint says:

    +1

    Flew LCY-DUB-LCY to visit the in-laws last weekend and had a fabulous experience on both flights:

    1. Full drinks & snack service restored in Y (G&Ts, Brewdog beer etc..), lovely crisps and a brownie, all comp. Fab crew even gave me a beer for the road (unprompted)
    2. Excellent leg room (I’m 6’5) and could fully extend legs under seat in front (impossible on a BA Airbus) in roomy 2-2 config on E190
    3. City airport is a breeze to travel through, cleared security within 2 mins.
    4. Solid duty free selection @ LCY Inc Ruinart champagne (pre order online for 10% discount, Aelia)
    5. Off the plane and out kerb side ready to step into a taxi within 5mins on return into City.

    As much as I love my lounges, it’s LCY all the way for me now, wherever possible

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