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British Airways trims routes for Summer 2021

British Airways is dropping many long-haul routes for the summer of 2021.

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Except for CityFlyer routes from Manchester and London Stansted (which will be replaced by flights from Southampton), the route cuts are primarily observed on long-haul flights.

Routes that are terminated include flights from London Heathrow to Charleston, Calgary, Abu Dhabi, Dammam via Bahrain, Seoul and Osaka and from London Gatwick to New York-JFK, Toronto, Lima and Cape Town among others.

Permanent suspension from Summer 2021 season onwards:

  • Seoul
  • Durban
  • Dammam
  • Lima
  • Pittsburgh
  • Charleston
  • Calgary
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Muscat
  • Osaka
  • Seychelles – last service on 24th April,2021
  • Jeddah – short adhoc operation to continue over Hajj period in July 2021

Suspension during the summer of 2021 (until 30th October,2021) include:

  • Sydney
  • San Jose – last service on 17th April,2021
  • Bangkok

“We are sorry that, like other airlines, due to the current Coronavirus pandemic and global travel restrictions we are operating a reduced and dynamic schedule. We will be in touch with any customers whose flights are affected and advise customers to check for the latest flight information.”, said a spokesperson from British Airways.

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