British Airways has resumed long-haul flights to
Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Bahrain, with service to Grenada and
Seychelles scheduled to commence on 14 and 16 October,
Lahore, a new addition to British Airways’ route
network, will take off on 12 October while new Heathrow services to
Maldives and Barbados will launch on 16 and 17 October respectively.
On short-haul routes, British Airways resumed
flights to Brussels, Dublin,
Dusseldorf, Gothenburg, Milan Linate, Stuttgart, Seville and
Valencia on Thursday. Bilbao, Kefalonia and Luxembourg take off
today and Lanzarote returns on Saturday. Later in the month,
BA services will resume to destinations including, Gran Canaria,
Billund, Bordeaux, Basel, Brindisi, Cologne, Malta, Salzburg,
Vienna and Zagreb.
Neil Chernoff, British Airways’ Director of
Network and Alliances, said, “We’re glad to be returning to more
destinations this month, connecting the UK with more and more
countries around the world. With increases in both long and short
haul services, there is a destination for anyone, and with our
enhanced safety measures we hope this encourages people to start
planning their next getaway.”
Travellers are advised to check local restrictions
and entry requirements of their destination and returning city.
For example, those arriving in the UK may have to self-isolate for
14 days, and should frequently check the
government's website which is updated frequently.