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China Southern add second daily flight from Heathrow

China Sourthern logoChina Southern Airlines is pleased to announce a second daily departure between Heathrow and Guangzhou starting 1June 2017.The new service will use the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to match the current departure. New flight schedule will offer lower transfer times to a network of over 120 destinations in China, Japan & Korea, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

British Airways Club Europe now on flights within the UK

British Airways logoBritish Airways is to launch Club Europe (business) on its domestic services between London and Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Manchester on 1 April

Korean Air introduces mixed fleet operation for Heathrow

Korean air 747 taking offKorean Air has announced from the start of the summer schedule on 26 March, it will have a mixed fleet operating between Heathrow and Incheon, Seoul. Either Korean Air's A380 or their latest Boeing 747-8i will be used on the route. Korean Air’s B747-8i will be the first commercial 747-8i to land at Heathrow.

Virgin Atlantic to launch twice weekly Heathrow-Barbados service

Virgin Atlantic logoVirgin Atlantic plans to launch a twice weekly Heathrow-Barbardos service operating A330 aircraft from 12 December. The Heathrow-Barbados service will become Virgin Atlantic's sixth new service to launch in 2017.

New Air France Dreamliner 787 arrives at Heathrow

Air France DreamlinerAs of 6 February experience Air France’s Dreamliner B787, and all it has to offer. Discover Air France’s newest long haul product, operating directly from Heathrow to Paris. From only £79 in Economy and £270 in Business Class.

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Oman Air logoOman Airlines has re-located its second daily flight from Terminal 3 to Terminal 4

Flybe announces new Heathrow routes

In total 43 flights per week will operate, with 18 flights between Aberdeen and Heathrow per week and 25 flights between Edinburgh and Heathrow operated by Flybe’s Bombardier Q400 aircraft

The new flights will enable passengers to connect to and from Scotland onto codeshare flights out of Heathrow to destinations around the world.

Flybe will operate from Terminal 2 on 26 March 2017

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club updates

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club logoAs of 13 November 2016 Virgin Atlantic have made some great updates to Flying Club. One of these great changes is that they are now giving members a lifetime membership number, instead of getting a new one each time you move between tiers. So don’t forget to use your new 10 digit membership number when transferring Heathrow Rewards points into miles and not your old 11 digit one.

Etihad’s latest award

Skytrax logoIt’s official. When you travel with Etihad Airways you now get the official 5 star treatment. Etihad Airways have recently been awarded ‘Skytrax Certified 5-star Airline’ status. This means that Etihad Airways are committed to making all their customers’ journeys unforgettable, from check-in to touch-down.

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British Airways new routes for 2017

British Airways logoExciting new routes and destinations by British Airways direct from Heathrow.

Santiago

From January 2017, British Airways will fly four times a week to Santiago, Chile from Terminal 5.

New Orleans

From 27 March 2017, British Airways will fly four times a week to New Orleans, USA from Terminal 5.

Tallinn, Estonia

From 28 March 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Tallinn, Estonia from Terminal 5.

Murcia, Spain

From 28 March 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Murcia, Spain from Terminal 5.

Nantes, France

From 29 March 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Montpelier, France from Terminal 5.

Montpelier, France

From 3 May 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Montpelier, France from Terminal 5.

Brindisi, Italy

From 3 June 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Brindisi, Italy from Terminal 5.

Zakynthos, Greece

From 3 June 2017, British Airways will fly twice a week to Zakynthos, Greece from Terminal 5.

Delta Air Lines now flying to Salt lake City from Heathrow

Delta logoDelta Airlines has added an eighth USA destination. Fly the only non-stop service from Heathrow to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Delta moves all Heathrow flights to Terminal 3

Delta logoAll Delta Air Lines flights now operate from Heathrow Terminal 3, where partner Virgin Atlantic is also based. The move brings Delta's flights to New York (JFK), Boston, Seattle, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Detroit, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City together in the same terminal.

Introducing fully lie-flat seats with American Airlines flying from Heathrow

American Airlines logoThis summer, every American Airlines flight between Heathrow and the U.S. offers fully lie-flat seats with direct access to the aisle in First and Business. And with their partner British Airways, choose from more than 70 daily flights – all featuring fully lie-flat seats.

Aeromexico to fly daily between Heathrow and Mexico City from summer 2017

Aeromexico logoFrom Summer 2017 Aeromexico will increase the frequency of its direct flights from Heathrow to Mexico City to become a daily service.

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