British Airways adds 11 Europe routes from Southampton

British Airways will operate up to 17 flights each weekend to 11 European locations from Southampton next summer.

Direct routes will link England’s south coast with destinations in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, France and Germany between 1 May and 31 October 2021.

The seasonal arrangement will run alongside existing services from London City as part of British Airways’ UK regional network.

Return fares start from £66.

The destinations are Malaga, Ibiza and Palma, in Spain; Nice, Bergerac and Ligmoges in France; Florence, Italy; Faro, Portugal; Mykonos, Greece; Edinburgh in Scotland and Berlin, Germany.

Tom Stoddart, managing director of BA CityFlyer, which will operate the services, said: “We are delighted to announce the extension of our services to Southampton Airport next summer.

“This is an exciting opportunity for the British Airways family. The ideal location of the airport and excellent facilities on offer will hugely benefit our customers along the South Coast as they plan to take to the skies again and book a well-deserved holiday in the sun.”

Steve Szalay, operations director at Southampton airport, said: “Today’s announcement from British Airways is fantastic news for Southampton Airport and the region during what has been the most challenging of years.

“It’s also great to see BA return to the airport once again and the range of excellent destinations on offer is sure to be a welcome early Christmas present for passengers looking to plan a European holiday next summer.”

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