British Airways to start routes in 2019 to Ljubljana and Montpellier

posted on 4th December 2018 by Justin Burns

British Airways has added two new short-haul routes for next summer from Heathrow Airport to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France.

The airline will operate flights to Ljubljana twice a week on Mondays and Fridays from 15 July through to 2 September, 2019 and to Montpellier four times a week on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays between the same dates.

Both routes are likely to be operate utilising the carrier’s Airbus A320 fleet or a similar aircraft.

British Airways’ director of network and alliances, Sean Doyle said: “We are gearing up for an exciting summer next year as we add more routes to our extensive network. We’re always developing our leisure offering and are committed to giving our customers even more choice of destinations at competitively low prices.

“As well as launching five new European routes in 2019, on our long haul network we’re also starting flights to Oska, Charleston and Pittsburgh.”

British Airways is also increasing the number of flights to Nantes, Olbia and Valencia from Heathrow, Terminal 5.

The airline recently announced new routes to Preveza and Kos in Greece and Bastia in Corsica next summer and is also increasing the number of flights to other popular leisure destinations such as Marseille, Budapest, Inverness, Palermo and Malaga.

Last week, British Airways also launched a new year-round London Gatwick Airport to Palma route. The service will be three-weekly until 29 March, 2019, on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, when the flight frequency is increased during the summer period.