British Airways Announces Return of Malaga Flights to London Gatwick

By British Airways, PRNE
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

CRAWLEY, England, March 30, 2011 - British Airways flights to the popular Spanish city of Malaga have
returned to Gatwick Airport.

The flights have now moved back from Heathrow and have doubled in
frequency, with up to four daily flights on selected days. This will increase
to 27 flights a week from June 2011.

Malaga is the gateway to the southern Spanish sun resorts and the daily
flights are timed to give customers maximum flexibility when making their
travel plans.

As well as its title of golf capital of Spain the region is also renowned
for its wine and olive oil, beautiful beaches, luxury resorts, nature
reserves and landmarks and museums.

The Malaga flights last operated from Gatwick in summer 2009.

Colm Lacy, British Airways head of commercial Gatwick, said: "We are
delighted to be increasing the number of flights to Malaga ( from 14
services a week and moving the flight back from Heathrow to Gatwick. Malaga
is an important route for our customers and we are delighted to add it to the
excellent shorthaul network we have at Gatwick.

"With 29 destinations across Europe, British Airways Gatwick provides our
customers with choice of destinations from sea and sand holidays in
Thessaloniki to romantic breaks in Venice, wine tasting in Bordeaux or take
in some comedy and culture at the Edinburgh festival."

British Airways offers a wide range of hotels suitable for all types of
city breaks in Malaga (
Alternatively, Malaga is the perfect gateway to Spain's beautiful Andalucia

Avis car rental in Malaga is available with British Airways and offers
customers the flexibility of a fly-drive holiday to suit their holiday

British Airways operates to a total of 47 domestic, shorthaul and
worldwide destinations perfect for Florida and holidays in the Caribbean
( from
Gatwick and carries over four and a half million customers a year through the
airport. British Airways is increasing frequency on some of its Caribbean
routes this summer and is also increasing flights to Pisa from seven to 14 a
week. In November this year, the airline is also planning to move its flights
to Mauritius from Heathrow to Gatwick.

About British Airways:

British Airways offers a wide range of holiday experiences around the
world to complement its flight network - with European city breaks, beach
holidays in Mauritius (,
hotels from value two star hotels through to luxury five star resorts, Avis
car hire and as well as a wide range of experiences in-resort from city tours
through to transfers. Customers can save time and money with when
booking ATOL protected holiday packages utilising flight+hotel or flight+car
(ATOL number is 5985). Passengers are offered added peace of mind to their
holiday plans and the security of travelling with British Airways. British
Airways plc constantly seeks to exceed customers' expectations, both in terms
of the value for money and quality of the service provided.

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