British Airways launches London – Newquay route for summer 2020

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route between London Heathrow and Newquay for summer this year, creating the only direct route to Heathrow.

The new route will support the inbound tourism market from both the London area and internationally via worldwide connections, as well as offer increased connectivity and choice for Cornwall customers. The Newquay route is in addition to the new routes that the airline has already announced for summer 2020 to Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Montenegro and Turkey.

Neil Chernoff, British Airways’ director of Network and Alliances said: ‘We know that customers enjoy exploring the UK as much as they do going further afield, and Newquay has so much to offer, especially in the summer months.’

Richard Thomasson, interim airport director, Cornwall Airport Newquay adds: ‘We are delighted British Airways will be flying to Cornwall this summer and to be able to continue to offer this vital link between Cornwall and Heathrow. With such a major global carrier we will be able to offer our passengers one-stop access to the world, while worldwide investors and tourists will benefit from an easier connection to our stunning county.’

The Newquay-Heathrow flights will operate on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between July 2 and September 7, 2020. Seats are available to book online on Return fares start from £90 in Euro Traveller and £250 in Club Europe.

Members of the British Airways Executive Club can earn Avios on their British Airways booking. Avios can be spent on Reward flights, upgrades, hotels, car rental and cutting the cost of a flight. When using Avios part payment, customers can pick from a range of savings by destination and cabin and can still collect Avios and Tier Points on their bookings, BA said.