British Airways launches new routes from UK airports to Canary Islands, Germany and more

British Airways flight

British Airways will run more flights this winter

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray

Published: 04/12/2023

- 14:06

British Airways will run more routes from UK airports as it launches its winter 2023/2024 schedule

British Airways flyers will have more options when jetting off this winter.

The airline has expanded the flights on offer from UK airports.

Britons travelling from London Heathrow and London Gatwick can visit even more locations.

This includes European hotspots and countries that are perfect for winter sun.

Heathrow airport

Flights will go from London airports


British Airways new routes






Sharm El Sheikh (launched November)

Cologne (launched October)

Those travelling to Riga or Belgrade can take advantage of three direct flights that will run every week from London Heathrow.

Holidaymakers travelling from London airports will be able to enjoy new flights to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.

This is a popular winter sun destination as temperatures can hit 20°C in the height of winter.

Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt is also a great option for escaping the British winter.

British Airways flight

Flights will travel to more locations


Temperatures can sit at around 24°C in December and they don't drop much lower than 16°C on average.

Ryanair has also shared new routes it will run from this month.

Holidaymakers can visit new destinations flying from Cornwall, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, London, Leeds, Belfast and Newcastle.

This comes as Jet2 introduced new routes that will run from the UK starting in 2024.

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