New route to Osaka
After 10 years British Airways are adding Osaka in Japan back on to their global network. Four flights a week are scheduled to depart Heathrow Terminal 5 to Osaka’s Kansai International Airport from March 31st 2019.
The route will be serviced by a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, British Airways are offering special return fares for bookings made up until October 9th for travel between May 7th and September 9th 2019.
New airline partnership to India
British Airways have recently announced a new partnership with Vistara in a codeshare agreement bringing better connections and schedules across India.
There are 13 bookable codeshare flights to various destinations from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru. The first flight will operate on Thursday 27th September 2018.
Flights will operate with a BA prefix to approximately 60 Vistara operated flights each day covering 13 cities including eight new virtual British Airways destinations, namely Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Goa, Kolkata, Kochi, and Pune.
In addition, the BA code will also be put on Vistara flights between Mumbai and Amritsar, and Chennai and Kolkata.
These codeshare flights will offer convenient connections to and from the seven daily flights that British Airways already operates to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru, directly from London Heathrow.
As well as having a greater choice of destinations and schedules across India, you can also enjoy:
• Enjoy British Airways’ generous baggage allowance on the Vistara codeshare flights
• Choose to stop over in Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad or Mumbai when you book flights on a connecting basis
• Avoid the hassle of booking separate flights; tickets will cover the entire journey from checking in at the airport to arriving at your final destination
• Take advantage of a seamless airport experience thanks to easy transfers at Delhi Terminal 3 and Mumbai Terminal 2