British Airways has introduced a new route to its Aberdeen International Airport network operating to London City for winter.
The new route will be operational from November and provide stronger domestic connectivity to London. Flights will begin operating on Tuesday November 1, 2022 and run until Sunday January 22, 2023 on the Embraer E190 aircraft.
Matt Hazelwood, Chief Commercial Officer for AGS Airports Ltd, which owns Aberdeen International Airport, said: ‘This announcement is welcome news and will provide even more choice for passengers between the Granite City and London.
‘We look forward to working with BA Cityflyer to establish the route.’
Mark Beveridge, Operations Director at Aberdeen International Airport said: ‘It is great to see British Airways growing its offering and presence at Aberdeen International Airport with this new daily flights to London City.
‘Routes like London City are important to help drive the economy connecting the business community to key markets.
‘It also provides a great opportunity for people to come see the great area our corner of the country is with fantastic food and drink offerings.’
The route will complement the several daily flights with British Airways to London Heathrow.
BA Cityflyer, an airline subsidiary of UK-based airline company, British Airways, will be ceasing to operate flights from London City Airport, in the UK, to Copenhagen, in Denmark.
The operation will terminate by the end of May 2012, and the airline will be preparing for its new routes and an expansion of existing services from the airport.
Confirming the cessation of service on the route by May 26, 2012, a company spokesperson said, ‘Despite our best efforts this route is just not successful and with no signs of improvement the decision was made to use the aircraft on a route where there is a commercial need.’
British Airways is offering new summer routes from London City Airport to Mahon in Menorca, Angers in France, and Quimper in Brittany, from May 2012.
The airline is also increasing the frequency of its Glasgow service from the airport, as well as new routes to Aberdeen, in Scotland; and Venice, In Italy, in the latter part of 2012.
Although British Airways has called a halt to the London City Airport route, the airline is still flying from London Heathrow Airport to Copenhagen, and flights to Copenhagen are also available from other UK airports, with Easyjet flying from Gatwick and Stansted airports; Norwegian airline flying from Gatwick Airport, and SAS from Heathrow airport.