British Airways increases nonstop service from London to Phoenix

Mar 26, 2018

LONDON (March 26, 2018) – British Airways announced it is bringing back an additional nonstop flight between London and Phoenix, Arizona, beginning March 27. British Airways will initially operate the added service on Tuesdays and Fridays, and on May 6 an additional Sunday flight will commence.

This added service, which will be available through October, helps meet the heightened demand from UK travellers wanting to visit Arizona—a holiday destination in the American Southwest known for its warm weather, desert scenery, American Indian culture, outdoor adventure, wellness resorts and, of course, the Grand Canyon.

“The UK is Arizona’s second-largest source of overseas visitors, and BA’s decision to add new service to Phoenix is a reflection of the appeal our state holds for Brits and other European travellers,” said Debbie Johnson, director of the Arizona Office of Tourism. “In addition to the Grand Canyon, there are 21 other national parks and monuments in Arizona, and the iconic landmarks—such as Monument Valley, Canyon de Chelly and Havasupai Falls—found within Arizona’s tribal lands are among the most beautiful places in North America.”

British Airways’ current daily service from London to Phoenix departs London Heathrow at 2:45 p.m. and arrives at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport at 5:35 p.m. The new flight will take off from Heathrow at 12:15 p.m. and touchdown in Phoenix at 3:00 p.m.

British Airways offer a lead-in Heathrow-to-Phoenix fare of £782.11 return, including taxes and charges.

 

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For more information about attractions and activities in Arizona, visit www.visitarizona.com, or check out Visit Arizona’s social channels:
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British Airways has launched its multi-million pound investment plan to benefit its customers with a focus on excellence in the premium cabins and more choice and quality for all.

Six hundred million pounds will be spent on Club World with an emphasis on improved catering and sleep, and a new seat in the future. At Heathrow a First Wing check-in area with direct security and lounge access has launched, and lounges around the airline’s network are to be revamped and improved. The Club Europe cabin also operates on UK domestic services and all customers can look forward to the latest generation Wi-Fi across British Airways’ long-haul and short-haul fleets over the next two years. www.britishairways.com

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