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British Airways Collage August 2021

British Airways flights remain subject to temporary suspensions, frequency reductions and ad hoc cancellations.

Flight Disruption & Schedule Changes

Flights at London Heathrow are subject to schedule changes and cancellations due to staff shortages. This is likely to continue throughout the summer.

BA is encouraging passengers to make use of online check-in. It has published dedicated guidance on what passengers need to do in advance so they can check-in online.

BA is wet leasing aircraft to cover short haul flights throughout the summer. At Gatwick, a number of flights are operated by Titan Airways and Iberia Express. Finnair will cover some flights at Heathrow Terminal 3.

BA Long Haul Flights

Please see here for a full guide to BA’s long haul route network. Routes planned to operate at London Heathrow in May include:

USA: Austin, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago O’Hare, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, Nashville, Newark, New York JFK, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington Dulles

Canada: Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver

North Atlantic: Bermuda

Caribbean: Barbados, Grand Cayman, Nassau

Central & South America: Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, Sao Paulo

Africa: Abuja, Accra, Cairo, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi

Middle East: Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Riyadh, Tel Aviv

South & Central Asia: Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi

Far East: Singapore

Australia: Sydney

Long haul flights operating at London Gatwick include:

USA: New York JFK (from 28 May), Orlando, Tampa

Caribbean: Antigua, Grenada, Kingston, Port of Spain, Providenciales, Punta Cana, Saint Lucia, St Kitts, Trinidad & Tobago

Central & South America: Cancun

Indian Ocean: Mauritius

Middle East: Doha

South & Central Asia: Islamabad

BA Short Haul Flights

BA is rebuilding its short haul network at London City, Gatwick and Heathrow.

BA CityFlyer is operating flights from London City to Amsterdam, Belfast City, Bergerac, Berlin, Dublin, D├╝sseldorf, Edinburgh, Faro, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Glasgow, Ibiza, Luxembourg, Malaga, Milan Malpensa, Mykonos, Nice, Palma de Mallorca, Rotterdam and Zurich.

BA Ground Services & Lounges

At Gatwick & Heathrow Terminals 3 and 5, all BA lounges are open.

BA has reopened almost all lounges worldwide, except for Amsterdam.

Full details of the latest openings, closures and refurbishments by BA and its Oneworld alliance partners are on our dedicated lounge news page.

BA Aircraft Guides

Please see our guides to BA’s short haul and long haul fleets with details of new aircraft deliveries and refurbishment plans.

Alliance & Codeshare Partner Airlines

BA’s Oneworld alliance partners American Airlines (Dallas / Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Miami, New York JFK only), Iberia and Qatar Airways are operating from Heathrow Terminal 5.

American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Royal Jordanian, SriLankan and Qantas operate from Terminal 3.

All other airlines at Heathrow operate from Terminals 2 & 3. Terminal 4 will reopen by July.

SUN-AIR, which operates flights to Billund from London City, has suspended all fights.

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