British Airways has added a new six-weekly service from London Gatwick Airport to Milan Bergamo Airport – Italy’s third busiest gateway and will start the Airbus A320 new route on 1 September 2019.
The airline is also increasing the number of flights from Gatwick to Cancun, Mexico which will move to a five-per-week service during the winter season.
British Airways’ managing director of Gatwick, Adam Carson said: “Milan Bergamo adds another exciting destination to our Gatwick network and is perfectly located for a city break, a summer visit to the lakes or even a skiing holiday in the Alps.
“From Gatwick we fly to over 70 destinations as our network continues to expand we’re adding new routes designed to appeal to both leisure and business customers.”
Airport operator SACBO’s director of commercial aviation, Giacomo Cattane said just under 3.06 million passengers flew between London and Milan in 2018, growing by 5.1 per cent versus 2017.
He added: “market is “With the market growing at a strong level from such a high base of customers, it’s great to see that British Airways wants to grow its offering in the market.”
British Airways will become the second airline after Ryanair to fly between Milan Bergamo and London.