BA Extends Gatwick Short Haul Cancellations To June 2021

BA will not operate any short haul flights at Gatwick, except for Glasgow, until 30 June 2021 at the earliest.

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British Airways has extended the transfer of most Gatwick short haul flights to London Heathrow until Wednesday 30 June 2021 at the earliest.

BA temporarily transferred all Gatwick short haul routes to London Heathrow in April last year.

This will continue until 30 June 2021, with the exception of flights to Glasgow which will start at Gatwick on Thursday 24 June 2021.

Another delay is not surprising given there is very little chance of travel restrictions in Europe being relaxed in the coming months. If restrictions continue throughout the summer and a waiver is issued which allows BA to cancel flights without forfeiting slots, it is likely to be extended.

At present, BA is operating a limited number of long haul flights at Gatwick to Antigua, Bermuda, Cancun and St Lucia.

Passengers can check the status of their bookings using the Manage My Booking tool on and should contact BA or their travel agent.

Update March 2021

BA has delayed the start of Manchester flights at Gatwick until Sunday 31 October 2021. Flights to Accra and Islamabad will also continue to operate at London Heathrow throughout the summer season.

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3 thoughts on “BA Extends Gatwick Short Haul Cancellations To June 2021”

  1. Please maintain Heathrow airport to Ghana for good since the move to Gatwick is very long and inconvenience to Ghanaians passengers. We will struggle before we can get to Gatwick looking at the distance wise.And coming back from Ghana is also another big issue.we do politely request the decision makers to reverse this decision since it might do more harm than good. Please reconsider your decision and maintain Heathrow -Accra flight’s for us.Thank you very much. David Oppong.

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