British Airways Announces New Flight to Pittsburgh
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British Airways becomes the only airline to offer a direct flight between the United Kingdom and Pittsburgh next April, as the airline launches year-round, four-times weekly service between Pittsburgh (PIT) and Heathrow (HTR).
The new route is the 26th U.S. destination British Airways services and features the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Flights are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with flights departing London at 5 p.m. and arriving in Pittsburgh at 8:15 p.m. Return flights leave Pittsburgh at 9:50 p.m., arriving in London at 10:25 a.m. the following day.
“We are extremely pleased to be adding Pittsburgh to our global network of over 250 destinations. With the roll-out of WiFi on our long-haul flights and the ongoing investment we’re making in the customer experience on the ground and in the air, we’re proud to be flying the flag for high quality transatlantic travel,” said Sean Doyle, director of network and alliances, British Airways.
The announcement follows others as British Airways launches 16 new routes this year, including direct flights to Nashville (BNA) as of March.