British Airways

British Airways Adds Riga Belgrade and Cologne to Its Network

Ahead of the 2023 winter season British Airways is planning to further expand its already extensive European destination network. 3 new destinations will be joining the network with other servicing strengthening services to 2 Italian destinations. So let’s find out what British Airways has in plan for its 2023 winter season.

British Airways’ New European Destinations For Winter 2023

All of the three new services BA will be adding to its European network in late 2023 will depart from London Heathrow Airport. The new destinations to join the airline’s network are:

  • Riga, Latvia (RIX) – Starting October 29th 2023
  • Belgrade, Serbia (BEG) – Starting October 31st 2023
  • Cologne, Germany (CGN) – Starting October 30th 2023

British Airways Winter 2023 European Network Expansion

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BA880 London to Riga Flight Schedule

Days of WeekFlight NumberDeparture AirportCodeDeparture TimeArrival AirportCodeArrival TimeFlight Time
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301Tuesday
Sunday
BA880London HeathrowLHR07:55RigaRIX11:501hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA881RigaRIX12:35London HeathrowLHR14:301hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301FridayBA880London HeathrowLHR07:30RigaRIX11:251hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA881RigaRIX12:10London HeathrowLHR14:051hr 55min

The new London Heathrow to Riga flight BA880 will serve the route on a 3 times per week basis with flights available every:

  • Tuesday
  • Friday
  • Sunday

BA888 London to Belgrade Flight Schedule

The new British Airways London Heathrow to Belgrade service will also have a 3 times per week frequency with flights available every:

  • Tuesday
  • Thursday
  • Sunday
Days of WeekFlight NumberDeparture AirportCodeDeparture TimeArrival AirportCodeArrival TimeFlight Time
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301TuesdayBA888London HeathrowLHR14:20BelgradeBEG19:052hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA881BelgradeBEG19:50London HeathrowLHR20:402hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301ThursdayBA888London HeathrowLHR12:10BelgradeBEG16:552hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA881BelgradeBEG18:00London HeathrowLHR18:502hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301SundayBA888London HeathrowLHR14:10BelgradeBEG18:552hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA881BelgradeBEG19:40London HeathrowLHR20:302hr 55min

Airbus A319 for flight BA880 London Heathrow to Riga

British Airways BA996/998 London to Cologne Flight Schedule

The most significant expansion to the BA European network however is the new London Heathrow to Cologne flight. This sector will see a total of 12 weekly flights connecting London Heathrow and Cologne, with double daily services every:

  • Monday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Sunday

BA996 Daily London Heathrow to Cologne

Days of WeekFlight NumberDeparture AirportCodeDeparture TimeArrival AirportCodeArrival TimeFlight Time
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301MondayBA996London HeathrowLHR08:15CologneCGN10:451hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA997CologneCGN12:25London HeathrowLHR13:001hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301TuesdayBA996London HeathrowLHR08:40CologneCGN11:101hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA997CologneCGN12:00London HeathrowLHR12:351hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301WednesdayBA996London HeathrowLHR08:25CologneCGN10:551hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA997CologneCGN11:50London HeathrowLHR12:251hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301ThursdayBA996London HeathrowLHR08:15CologneCGN10:451hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA997CologneCGN11:55London HeathrowLHR12:301hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301FridayBA996London HeathrowLHR09:05CologneCGN11:351hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA997CologneCGN12:25London HeathrowLHR13:001hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301SaturdayBA996London HeathrowLHR09:05CologneCGN11:351hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA997CologneCGN12:30London HeathrowLHR13:051hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301SundayBA996London HeathrowLHR08:25CologneCGN10:551hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA997CologneCGN11:45London HeathrowLHR12:201hr 30min

BA998 London Heathrow to Cologne

Days of WeekFlight NumberDeparture AirportCodeDeparture TimeArrival AirportCodeArrival TimeFlight Time
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301MondayBA998London HeathrowLHR16:20CologneCGN18:501hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA999CologneCGN19:50London HeathrowLHR20:251hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301WednesdayBA998London HeathrowLHR16:20CologneCGN18:501hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA999CologneCGN19:50London HeathrowLHR20:251hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301ThursdayBA998London HeathrowLHR16:20CologneCGN18:501hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA999CologneCGN19:45London HeathrowLHR20:201hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301FridayBA998London HeathrowLHR16:20CologneCGN18:501hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA999CologneCGN19:50London HeathrowLHR20:251hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301SundayBA998London HeathrowLHR16:00CologneCGN18:301hr 30min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA999CologneCGN19:25London HeathrowLHR20:001hr 30min

British Airways Adding Flights to Italy

In addition to the new flights joining the British Airways network in late 2023 the airline will also be adding some 2 extra weekly flights to Italy. Specifically the British flag carrier will be adding these Sunday flights:

  • London Heathrow to Turin – BA536 – Starting December 10th 2023
  • London City Airport to Milan Linate – BA7314 – Starting November 5th 2023

London Heathrow to Turin BA536 schedule:

Numero VoloAeroporto PartenzaCodiceOrario PartenzaAeroporto ArrivoCodiceOrario ArrivoDurata Volo
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA536London HeathrowLHR09:30TorinoTRN12:251hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA537TorinoTRN13:15London HeathrowLHR14:101hr 55min

London City Airport to Milan Linate BA7314 schedule:

Numero VoloAeroporto PartenzaCodiceOrario PartenzaAeroporto ArrivoCodiceOrario ArrivoDurata Volo
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA7301London City AirportLCY12:40Milano LinateLIN15:351hr 55min
British Airways volo Londra Milano BA7301BA7302Milano LinateLIN16:15London City AirportLCY17:101hr 55min

Extra perk if you are flying into Milan via Linate, the airport has a new fast and efficient metro route to the city center.

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