AUSTIN, Texas – Starting on April 8, 2018, British Airways will operate its Austin (AUS) -London Heathrow (LHR) nonstop route with 747 aircraft. This marks the first regularly scheduled commercial passenger service on 747s at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Flights are available for booking at www.ba.com . Flights depart Austin at 6:40 p.m. and arrive at London Heathrow at 10 a.m. Flights depart Heathrow at noon and arrive in Austin at 4:16 p.m.
The British Airways upgrade to 747 aircraft increases first class service by six seats, business class by 10 seats and 116 more economy seats.
British Airways began flying daily between Austin-Bergstrom International and London Heathrow in March 2014, providing local businesses and families the first non-stop scheduled service to Europe.
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