BA Transfers Gatwick Short-Haul Flights To Heathrow

British Airways will not operate any short-haul flights from Gatwick until early November 2020 at the earliest.

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British Airways short-haul flights at London Gatwick airport will remain suspended until early November 2020 at the earliest.

All BA flights at Gatwick have been suspended since April 2020. BA has transferred many short-haul routes from Gatwick. These include:

Algiers (TBC)
Bari (from 1 August)
Bordeaux (from 1 August)
Catania (from 1 August)
Genoa (from 1 August)
Lanzarote (from 1 August)
Mahon, Menorca
Malta (from 3 August)
Paphos (from 1 August)
Salzburg (from 1 August)

Flights on overlapping routes such as Faro, Ibiza, Palma, Rhodes and Tenerife have also been transferred to Heathrow.

Some short-haul routes have not transferred to Heathrow. Flights to Gran Canaria and Milan Bergamo have been suspended until late October 2020. Flights from Gatwick to Antalya will not resume until summer 2021. Almeria has been permanently suspended.

Flight numbers remain unchanged. Transferred routes operating at Heathrow can be identified by the fact they have four digit flight numbers beginning with a 2.

Flights operated by BA’s codeshare partners such as Aer Lingus and Vueling are not affected.

Any consequential costs as a consequence of the transfer of flights to Heathrow are likely to be at passengers’ expense.

If you do not wish to travel you have the option of exchanging the value of your ticket for a voucher.

Passengers can check the status of their booking using the Manage My Booking tool and can contact BA if necessary. In the current environment, schedules are subject to change at short notice. Passengers must also be able to comply with country entry restrictions.

Some BA long-haul flights are due to resume at Gatwick from late July, but this subject to change.

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