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British Airways adds London Gatwick to Fuerteventura flights

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British Airways has launched a new route from London Gatwick to Fuerteventura.

It will become the fourth Canary Island to be served by the new BA Euroflyer short haul operation from Gatwick, following Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria.

Services start on 2nd November and are currently scheduled to operate until 27th March.

British Airways adds London Gatwick to Fuerteventura flights

Flights will operate on Thursdays and Sundays, with a Wednesday service being added from 28th February 2024.

There is a mini-sale on Euro Traveller (Economy) tickets until 18th June, with the lead-in price reduced from £129 return to £114 return.

Tickets are available to book now, for cash or Avios.

The full Summer 2024 timetable from Gatwick has started to appear for booking in recent days. We’ll publish a full list of services soon but if you were looking for Avios seats from Gatwick then April and May 2024 are now bookable. Whilst British Airways flights are usually made available 355 days before departure, the new BA Euroflyer operation is taking it more slowly as it builds up speed.

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Comments (55)

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  • Gordon says:

    That was a close call for Concierge Key members then!!!!

  • Paul says:

    It’s going to lonely in there.
    I also herd BA picked up a hostess trolley from eBay to go with the drinks cabinet.
    To paraphrase a well known ad
    “Oh Sean you are spoiling us”

    • Save East Coast Rewards says:

      I’ve not heard the term ‘hostess trolley’ since the days that it was one of the prizes on Bullseye 😁

  • Save East Coast Rewards says:

    I can’t believe we’ve had three days of articles on what is just the reopening of the dining area in the T3 F lounge. If MAN ever switches on their travelators I expect a months worth of coverage. There is nothing new about this dining room, it was an original feature when the lounge first opened. The access rules have been tweaked over the years depending on what F flights were operating (it also served Qantas F passengers until QF opened their own lounge)

    • Harry T says:


    • Bagoly says:

      It’s called aspiration!

    • Mikeact says:

      Makes a change from Barclays..

      • Rob says:

        I was hoping for a few weeks off but Amex is rolling out more offers this week. From October I expect even more aggressive Amex sign up offers on the more expensive cards.

        • No longer Entitled says:


        • mynameisjonny says:

          Because it’s 1 year since the Barclays 100k offer or something?

          • camille55 says:

            Tell us it is because Chase are bringing Ultimate Rewards to the UK. Pull some strings Rob and make it so!

          • Rob says:

            The answer is in the Gold article today. Or more accurately not in the article. 🙂

          • mynameisjonny says:

            Hmm.. one bonus per lifetime coming soon?

          • camille55 says:

            Tanatalisingly cryptic!

          • Sloth says:

            Clearly the end to pro data refunds if you cancel

          • strickers says:

            @Sloth Good spot, mentioned in the March review but not today.

          • zapato1060 says:

            lifetime? dont say that. 2 years is bad enough. Chase is slowly getting its foot in the market and would be a God send to have them around in CC game.

        • Harry T says:

          @Rob will that include the BAPP? Thanks

    • Rob says:

      If BA had sent us all the details we would have done it in one go and been done with it!

    • Ian M says:

      Not a lot happening in the world of points these days (feels that way to me anyway), so it’s good filler and probably had a large number of clicks

      • Richie says:

        Those who had stacks of Tesco Clubcard vouchers may disagree.

        • Rob says:

          We don’t need clicks. Not sure if you noticed but there is no programmatic advertising on here. Ads we sell direct are flat fee. If we get 1m page views today instead of the usual 80k we literally do not make an extra penny.

          • Peter W-G says:

            This openness, honesty and transparency is why I read this site despite (at the moment) not qualifying for most of what is reported. One day…

    • Mike says:

      My understanding is the travelators are going to be removed as MAN considers them too expensive to continue to repair. In the interim, they are just leaving them off.

      • Blair Waldorf Salad says:

        They need to mark the floor as one way then. In the absence of the travelators it is quite a tight squeeze in parts of the elevated walkway. And people don’t seem to sensibly navigate it

    • chris james says:

      Yes i agree, HFP is struggling with news v business traveller etc.

      • Rob says:

        If BA had given us the First Dining info in advance, it would have been one article and done with. We have a huge backlog of stuff we’d prefer to be getting through, I promise you.

        However, I’m not fully convinced about your judgement if you feel we erred by not covering the following stories from BT’s home page:

        *Accor launches luggage service with start-up Alltheway
        *Hyatt to triple Saudi Arabia portfolio in five years
        *Wyndham opens first Ramada Encore in Japan
        *Emirates to introduce premium economy seats on Mumbai, Bengaluru routes

        The rest we have done.

        There is a reason that BT’s page views (and BT is global remember, we are UK only) are 58% lower than ours and that BT is the UK’s 14,000th biggest website whilst we are 2,700th …. ( data)

        PS. You also forget our world exclusive interview with Malaysia’s CEO on Monday where he revealed their new seats

        • Gordon says:

          @Rob “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time”.
          Personally I think you and the rest of the hfp team do a sterling job, Please carry on as you were….

          • Gordon says:

            For example, I received an email from TLFL this morning at 6:30 for the Abu Dhabi SAS offer. Today is the 14/06 and the offer was only valid for yesterday 13/06!!!! The grass is not always greener on the other side!

  • Amy says:

    Very pleased to see the returnn of Fuerteventura. Not sure why it got dropped to be honest.

    • Nick says:

      Low yield. For reasons I never fully understood, people going to FUE were never willing to pay as much as the other island routes.

      The market has changed since, and yields are up enough across the board that BAEF are giving it another shot. If people don’t pay though, it’ll be dropped again when the tide changes.

      • Chris W says:

        Huh? People pay more to go to Lanzarote or Gran Canaria than Fuerteventura?

      • VSCXFAN says:

        Yes Fuerteventura is quiet (but also uncrowded and more serene). For a change of pace/view, stay in the north in/near Corralejo and take the half-hour ferry to Lanzarote or combine with Tenerife or Gran Canaria using a one-way Binter flight for typically under £80.

    • Richie says:

      What do you like about Fuerteventura Amy?

      • Matarredonda says:

        Yes I was wondering the same as know two people who go often yet can’t really say why!

        • MattB says:

          Its generally cheaper than the other Canaries from my experience. My parents went every year before COVID and they were able to afford to rent a villa vs an apartment elsewhere. Eating out using to be dirt cheap too. Even now if you go on TUI/Jet2 to look at package costs FUE is always towards the cheaper end.

          Not many options if your after a 5* experience but there are plenty of stunning beaches to visit especially in the south which is quite undeveloped.

      • Anouj says:

        I loved it tbh. It’s small so you can easily take in all the good sights in one trip, great roads, not too expensive and even has some sand dunes and some amazing looking coast. It’s not great for lounging on beaches imo because a lot of them (like the island) are very windy.

        • VSCXFAN says:

          Yes it’s quiet (but also uncrowded and more serene). For a change of pace/view, stay in the north in/near Corralejo and take the half-hour ferry to Lanzarote.

      • Amy says:

        I just liked it when we went. A bit quieter than some islands. But mostly I just value the extra choice of a whole extra island and different hotels etc. I didn’t notice lower yields to FUE vs TFS or ACE but they have just been 3 or 4 flights.

    • Stephen Hogg says:

      FUE is brilliant destination. Winds in Canaries mostly from north. So position yourself in lee of wind in south like Morro Jablé in winter (very nice beaches), mostly Dutch/German. Also fantastic restaurants that we found (Michelin level) in Porto del Rosario / Antigua (old capital) and environs. Your hotel concierge full great suggestions we found. Have to say Corralejo in north, opp Lanzarote bit of dump….Wind of course full on!! Steve

  • Charlie says:

    Is the First dining area available to people who have got off a flight in F from T5 and transferring to a short haul in T3? CCR is available to that lot.

  • Nick M says:

    When’s the “ideal time” to go to Fuerteventura with (primary school) children? – ideally warm enough to be around the pool most of the day but not so hot that suncream becomes an hourly activity

    • MattB says:

      It’s hard to say, I’ve been there twice at Easter when BA last operated and it wasn’t that good, more cloud than sun and too cold for the pool. But my mother in Law went in March this year and it was perfect.

      We also went last November for Half Term and it was pretty good, so booked again for the same time this year.

    • NorthernLass says:

      Fuerteventura and Lanzarote have the least reliable climates, IME of the Canaries, probably due to being the furthest north and less sheltered. I would avoid between December and February. Summer is actually a great time to visit as the breezes keep it from getting too hot and the crowds and high prices tend to be in the Med at that time of year.

  • Pockets says:

    Wow, BA cannot accommodate the six AA CK travelers in their lounge. Seems like a slight to the OneWorld organization they supposedly signed up for. Add that with their awesome Biz Class coffin seat design and needing to step over people trans-Atlantic and it seems BA is becoming a joke, for sure. Bring back the 747s.

  • VALittleRed says:

    Seems the LHR T3 BA Galleries lounge has had a mini-refresh since I came in here about 1 year ago, different seats and new modern tables by the seats. No champagne or QR code (all gone) but Prosecco available on self-pour.

    • Nick says:

      Champagne is available on request.

    • Rob says:

      There are still QR codes, just that they have peeled off some of the tables. Delivery of bubbles and food is hit-and-miss with more than 1/3rd of orders from the menu/site never arriving

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