- Chidozie Uzoezie
British Airways Spreads Wings to the Croatian City of Split
Customers will be able to fly to the Croatian city of Split from London City Airport for the very first time next year when British Airways launches it latest new holiday route. The airline will start operating three flights a week to the popular Dalmatian Coast sunspot in June through the peak summer months to September. It will be the first time flights have connected the Docklands airport with Croatia. Each-way hand baggage only fares, based on a return journey, from £75 went on sale on 19 December on www.ba.com British Airways also operates flights to Split from Heathrow Airport and is increasing frequency there from five to seven flights a week next year. In addition the airline is adding extra frequency to two popular Greek Islands from London City next summer with an extra flight on Fridays to Skiathos and a Tuesday flight to Mykonos . British Airways has also increased flights on leisure routes from Heathrow next year to Chania, Preveza and Kalamata from 2 to 2 a week; Faro from 4 to 8 a week; Ibiza, from 7 to 8 a week; Berlin, from 46 to 47 a week; Malaga from 9 to 10 a week; and Venice, from 14 to 15 a week. The airline is investing £4.5 billion pounds over the next five years on customer experience including the installation of Wi-Fi and power in every seat, fitting long-haul aircraft with new interiors and introducing new Club World seat with direct aisle access next year.