BA plans for LGW (routes & other developments)?

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This topic contains 38 replies, has 20 voices, and was last updated by  openfly 17 Sep 2011
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  • Redjohn
    Participant

    If there is any way that BA would re-start no stops to the Seychelles, it should be encouraged. If any BA person is listening, your B767-300’s are perfect in current config to operate the route, which has plenty enough hotel capacity to cater for a 2x weekly non stop operation. You’d have feed from Europe and your front end would be full every time you flew. Beyond that, Gatwick is a brilliant airport, vastly improved and compared to the horror of LHR T1, a place of tranquility and ease and I’m talking South not North Terminal here!


    jet72uk
    Participant

    SEZ has been rumored but that’s as far as it goes. I can’t help thinking there is going to be a big announcment soon in terms of LH route increases ex LGW


    VintageKrug
    Participant

    I would concur.

    Interesting if this involves the longhaul 767 fleet; BA must be getting some compensation re: delay of 787 deliveries and this might make such routes viable.


    Eastbourneguy
    Participant

    I see the 2012 longhaul routes / flights have been published for Gatwick – No sign of any new routes

    The Summer 2012 Gatwick longhaul timetable to commence 25 March 2012 has been released. The Boeing 777-236ER fleet will remain at nine aircraft. Montego Bay is dropped from the network with the final flight to operate on 24 March 2012. A second Orlando service is introduced three days per week.

    The full schedule is detailed below:

    Monday:

    BA2037/BA2036 Orlando

    BA2063/BA2062 Mauritius

    BA2155/BA2154 Bridgetown

    BA2157/BA2156 Antigua – San Juan

    BA2159/BA2158 St Lucia – Port of Spain

    BA2167/BA2166 Tampa

    BA2233/BA2232 Bermuda

    BA2263/BA2262 Kingston

    Tuesday:

    BA2037/BA2036 Orlando

    BA2155/BA2154 Bridgetown

    BA2157/BA2156 Antigua – St Kitts & Nevis

    BA2159/BA2158 St Lucia – Port of Spain

    BA2167/BA2166 Tampa

    BA2233/BA2232 Bermuda

    Wednesday:

    BA2037/BA2036 Orlando

    BA2039/BA2038 Orlando

    BA2043/BA2042 Male

    BA2155/BA2154 Bridgetown

    BA2157/BA2156 Antigua – Grenada

    BA2159/BA2158 St Lucia – Port of Spain

    BA2167/BA2166 Tampa

    BA2233/BA2232 Bermuda

    BA2263/BA2262 Kingston

    Thursday:

    BA2037/BA2036 Orlando

    BA2063/BA2062 Mauritius

    BA2155/BA2154 Bridgetown

    BA2157/BA2156 Antigua – Punta Cana

    BA2159/BA2158 St Lucia – Port of Spain

    BA2167/BA2166 Tampa

    BA2233/BA2232 Bermuda

    BA2263/BA2262 Kingston

    Friday:

    BA2037/BA2036 Orlando

    BA2043/BA2042 Male

    BA2155/BA2154 Bridgetown

    BA2157/BA2156 Antigua – Trinidad & Tobago

    BA2159/BA2158 St Lucia – Port of Spain

    BA2167/BA2166 Tampa

    BA2233/BA2232 Bermuda

    Saturday:

    BA2037/BA2036 Orlando

    BA2039/BA2038 Orlando

    BA2063/BA2062 Mauritius

    BA2155/BA2154 Bridgetown

    BA2157/BA2156 Antigua – St Kitts & Nevis

    BA2159/BA2158 St Lucia – Port of Spain

    BA2167/BA2166 Tampa

    BA2233/BA2232 Bermuda

    Sunday:

    BA2037/BA2036 Orlando

    BA2039/BA2038 Orlando

    BA2043/BA2042 Male

    BA2155/BA2154 Bridgetown

    BA2157/BA2156 Antigua – Punta Cana

    BA2159/BA2158 St Lucia – Grenada

    BA2167/BA2166 Tampa

    BA2233/BA2232 Bermuda


    BGIWorldTraveller
    Participant

    I’m a bit peeved that they’ve cut BGI’s flights from 12 to 7 for Summer 2012 hence the BA2153/BA2152 rotation will be no more. But they’ve increased the services to MCO…

    Why give Virgin so much control of the LGW-BGI market? Bad bad idea BA!


    DisgustedofSwieqi
    Participant

    BGIWorldTraveller

    You’ll just have to lump it and fly via MIA with AA, won’t you!

    That is IAG thinking, I believe.


    BGIWorldTraveller
    Participant

    What I mean is, BGI is their most profitable Caribbean route… those 5 extra flights did quite well in April, July and August. It’s May and September when they performed poorly…. Just seems like a backward movement!


    DisgustedofSwieqi
    Participant

    BGITWT

    I am being slightly ironic, but the point is that when airlines merger, they usually wish to deliver efficiencies and just expect the pax to lump it!

    After thirty odd years of dealing with BA, it is not a new experience 🙂


    openfly
    Participant

    So these are the long-haul schedules for LGW in 2012. Thanks for the info.

    I was under the impression that VK had announced all the new routes last month. Was he incorrect in his emphatic statement of fact?..I cannot believe so. Perhaps BA did not see his/her announcement!

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