British Airways to launch Gatwick - Cancun Flights

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 17 June 2010

British Airways is to launch flights to one of Mexicos most important, and popular, tourist destinations - Cancun.

The airline will operate two direct flights a week between London Gatwick and Cancun from November 2010.

A Boeing 777 will serve the route, offering a choice of three cabins, including BAs Club World business class with fully flat beds.

Richard Tams, head of UK & Ireland sales and marketing, said, Were delighted to be the only UK scheduled airline offering direct flights to Cancun. It is the perfect addition to our Gatwick longhaul premium leisure network. As well as offering upmarket internationally recognised luxury hotels, unspoilt beaches and award winning golf courses and spas, it is also the gateway to the Yucatan Peninsula with its Mayan ruins and ancient history.

The first flight will leave Gatwick on 3 November 2010 at 12.45 pm GMT and arrive in Cancun at 5.45pm local time.

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