It’s been 13 years since British Airways last flew from Southampton, but the carrier is making a comeback this summer. The announcement has been hailed as ‘fantastic news’ by the airport.
From May 2021 passengers will be able to travel to Malaga, Florence, Faro, Mykonos, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Bergerac, Limoges, Nice, Edinburgh, and Berlin. With the airline operating up to 17 flights each weekend!
This is incredible news, it’s showing BIG commitment in the travel industry from the trade.
It’s the opposite of what some people might be thinking about the travel industry, here we are seeing more opportunity and investment.Steve Witt, Co-Founder of The Travel Franchise and Not Just Travel
What does this all mean?
News like this brings confidence, much-needed positivity to the industry, and prompts people to start looking at a European holiday for summer 2021, for a much-needed break.
With British Airways returning to Southampton, bringing a wide range of destinations for people along the South Coast, this means even more choice for your potential customers when you start your travel business.
This new base for British Airways is not just great news for people living in Southampton, it’s also perfect for any Londoners living near Waterloo or Clapham Junction, as it’s a quick train trip to Southampton Airport Parkway. From there the walk into the terminal is a couple of minutes.