Having debuted regular flights from London town airfield to each Ibiza and Mallorca in winter 2012/13, British Airways CityFlyer has enjoyed such success that it’s over doubling its service for winter 2013/14. Balearic agent Sotheby’s International holding is delighted with the vote of confidence.
“In winter 2011/12 British Airways failed to operate one single flight direct from the united kingdom to the Balearics, except for winter 2012/13 they created the brave call to increase their doubly weekly flights throughout the season. the choice looks to possess paid off because the flights have established therefore widespread that next winter, from twenty seven Gregorian calendar month, 2 flights every week can become 5 for Ibiza and 4 for Mallorca. British Airways is presently the sole airline providing direct flights from the united kingdom to Ibiza throughout the winter months – maybe others can imitate.”
London town Airport’s Docklands location has nice charm to the Balearics’ affluent target market as a result of its proximity to the City’s monetary district, good central London addresses and affluent residential district areas. With a singular minimum arrival time of quarter-hour for hand baggage passengers and as very little as twenty minutes for hold baggage (free up to 23kg with BA), vacation home homeowners and mini breakers will create it from London to sunshine in exactly over 2 and a 0.5 hours – very little marvel the seats are snapped up.
“British Airways determined to increase our new routes to Ibiza and Mallorca through the winter last year as a result of our customers needed to urge there all year spherical. The flights were therefore busy all winter that we’ve got determined to feature even a lot of capability and frequency for this year.”
“Ibiza is also sleepier over the winter months however Ibiza city still has lots occurring while the Island’s beautiful turquoise waters, white sands, mellow atmosphere and breathless spring displays of almond blossom square measure a treat to be explored. a lot of flights from British Airways means that a lot of second home homeowners and tourists are going to be able to make the most of those Mediterranean paradises.”
British Airways’ announcement comes at a decent time for the Islands. Flight arrivals and occupancy rate within the Balearics were each up in go last year’s figures with a complete of 266,939 tourists flying into the Islands. With March within the Great Britain ranking because the second coldest since records began with a mean temperature of simply a pair of.2ºC, it’s hardly stunning that Brits created up over two hundredth of this total yen for 20ºC and Spanish sunshine.