British Airways has announced two new routes to Greece and the island of Corsica next summer.

Flights to Preveza in northwestern Greece (gateway to the Ionian Islands) will operate twice weekly between May 26 and September 29, 2019, departing Heathrow at 0820 on Wednesdays and 1125 on Sundays, arriving at 1345 and 1650 respectively.

The return leg will leave Aktion National airport at 1445 on Wednesdays and 1745 on Sundays, landing back into London at 1610 and 1910 respectively.

Meanwhile the Heathrow-Bastia route will operate weekly on Saturdays between May 25 and September 28, 2019, joining the carrier’s service between Heathrow and the Corsican destination of Figari which launched earlier this year.

Flights will depart London at 0740, arriving into Bastia Poretta airport at 1100, with the return leg leaving the Corsican city at 1150 and landing back into Heathrow at 1310.

In addition BA says it will increase the number of flights from Heathrow to Marseille, Budapest, Gibraltar, Palermo, Amsterdam and Malaga next summer, as well as extra frequencies on routes from London City to Ibiza, Edinburgh and Berlin.

Last month the carrier announced plans for new flights between Gatwick and the Greek island of Kos for next summer.

British Airways to launch Kos route