British Airways announces flights to Europe from £40 each way

British Airways has announced that it is offering thousands of hand-baggage-only flights to Europe available for £40 or less each way.

Customers can choose from a range of over 70 routes across the airline’s European network including Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Kefalonia, Faro and Verona. The airline is also including domestic flights between London and UK cities in its offer, such as Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Belfast City and Jersey. Customers can explore destinations and book a weekend cultural break or a beach holiday at ba.com, with fares from £40 each way or less based on a return fare in Euro Traveller. All flights include free hand luggage.

Andrew Brem, British Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, said: ‘It’s time to shrug off the cold and the rain. With flights for £40 or less each way, there’s something for everyone to look forward to, with fantastic value for those wishing to soak in the culture and charm of a city break or the summer sun on a beach in the Mediterranean. Take advantage of our hand-baggage only fares or enjoy guaranteed savings with a flight and hotel package together.’

The seats, based on return fares, are available for travel on select dates until December 31, 2020. The low fares are on offer from London Heathrow and London Gatwick. The additional destinations available include Bilbao, Geneva, Ibiza, Milan, Oslo and Paris.

Members of the British Airways Executive Club can earn Avios and Tier Points on their bookings. The Executive Club is free to join and Avios can be spent on Reward flights, upgrades, hotels, car rental and being used for part payment, allowing customers to cut the cost of future flights. When using Avios part payment, customers can select from a range of savings by destination and cabin, and can also collect Avios and Tier Points on their bookings.

British Airways is presently offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK, as part of its commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, it said.