British Airways will develop into the one airline to supply a direct flight from the UK to Pittsburgh when a brand new service takes off in April subsequent 12 months.
From April 2nd, the airline will launch a year-round four-per-week service to the Pennsylvanian metropolis from Heathrow.
The brand new route will take the variety of US locations the airline flies to from London as much as 26, and the variety of day by day flights supplied by British Airways and American Airways as a part of their transatlantic joint enterprise as much as 67 per day.
The route will probably be operated by one in every of British Airways’ latest plane, the Boeing 787-Eight Dreamliner.
Sean Doyle, British Airways director of community and alliances, stated: “We’re extraordinarily happy to be including Pittsburgh to our world community of over 250 locations.
“With the roll-out of Wi-Fi on our long-haul flights and the continued funding we’re making within the buyer expertise on the bottom and within the air, we’re proud to be flying the flag for top of the range transatlantic journey.”
The brand new flights will run on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday with the BA0171 departing from London Heathrow at 17:00 and touchdown into Pittsburgh at 20:15, whereas the BA0170 will depart Pittsburgh at 21:50, arriving into London at 10:25 the next day.
In addition to the thriving arts, tradition and meals scene, an enormous vary of out of doors actions are additionally simply accessible, afforded by the nice rivers, inexperienced valleys and majestic mountains.
British Airways will launch 16 new routes throughout the globe this 12 months together with direct flights to Nashville that began in March.
These new routes come because the airline rolls out a £4.5 billion, five-year buyer funding plan, with a give attention to excellence within the premium cabins and extra alternative and high quality for all its prospects.