BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday November 7, 2018 – Barbados stands to gain from increased capacity and product enhancements being introduced by British Airways to boost travel to and from the island this winter season and next year.
The airline currently operates 10 non-stop flights per week from Barbados to London Gatwick and will operate two additional services during the peak winter periods.
Next year, there will be an extra three weekly flights in April, providing over 3,900 additional seats to meet the Easter holiday demand.
British Airways is currently offering sale prices to London for the Christmas holidays. There are several events and activities taking place in London at this time of year including the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, Southbank’s Wintertime Festival and Christmas in Leicester Square, in addition to shopping.
“We are constantly looking at ways to support the travel needs of customers in Barbados and from our key markets overseas,” said Diane Corrie, Commercial Manager Caribbean at British Airways. “London is an exciting city to celebrate the holidays and we’re excited to offer these special fares for those looking for a magical holiday.”
Corrie said the recently launched product enhancements to its catering, Club World bedding and inflight entertainment on its Boeing 777 aircraft which plies the Barbados to London Gatwick route make for “an enhanced flight experience” and customer feedback has been very positive.