British Airways launches Fort Lauderdale-London service
July 07, 2017: British Airways maiden flight touched down at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, marking the start of the new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and London.
The flights will operate four days a week between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and London Gatwick Airport, accommodating 275 customers across a three cabin Boeing 777-200ER: 48 in Club World (business), 24 in World Traveller Plus (premium economy); and 203 in World Traveller (economy).
British Airways already operates from Miami, Tampa and Orlando and this new service will ensure Floridians have increased choice of service, airport and flight time, to meet any of their leisure or business needs.
Simon Brooks, senior vice president Sales, North America, said “With this new service, British Airways now offers more seats to London from Florida than any other airline. We can ensure business travelers and families have the most options to travel to London and throughout Europe.”
“This new London/Fort Lauderdale route is British Airways’ 25th US destination. It provides more opportunities for travelers to experience the uniqueness and cultures of both regions,” said Mark Gale, CEO/director of Aviation, Broward County Aviation Department.