British Airways begins Fort Lauderdale-London flights

British Airways has begun Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, marking the start of the new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and London, the company said.

The flights will operate four days a week between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and London Gatwick Airport, accommodating 275 customers across a three cabin Boeing 777-200ER: 48 in Club World (business), 24 in World Traveller Plus (premium economy); and 203 in World Traveller (economy).

British Airways already operates from Miami, Tampa and Orlando and this new service will ensure Floridians have increased choice of service, airport and flight time, to meet any of their leisure or business needs.

BA2169 will depart from London Gatwick at 09:25 and arrive at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at 13:45 while the BA2168 will leave Fort Lauderdale at 17:00, arriving into Gatwick at 06:30 the next morning.

Customers will be able to choose from three unique all-inclusive experiences on board. Club World, the airline´s award-winning business class product, offers 6ft. fully flat beds and ample storage space.

World Traveller Plus, premium economy, is a separate cabin with personalized service. World Traveller, the airline´s economy cabin, offers seat back entertainment, a choice of free meal and bar service along with free accessories such as blanket and headsets.

Customers flying in Club World and World Traveller Plus from London Gatwick to Fort Lauderdale can choose their meals between 24 hours and 30 days prior to their flight, offering customers as much choice as possible. All customers can pre-request one of 14 special meals free of charge, including meals for babies and children and those travelling with medical, religious or ethical dietary requirements more than 24 hours in advance.