British Airways launches flights to the Croatian city of Split from London City Airport for the very first time next year.
The airline will start operating three flights a week to the popular Dalmatian Coast sunspot in June through the peak summer months to September.
It will be the first time flights have connected the Docklands airport with Croatia and each-way hand baggage only fares, based on a return journey, from £75 go on sale today (December 19) on www.ba.com
British Airways also operates flights to Split from Heathrow Airport and is increasing frequency there from five to seven flights a week next year.
In addition the airline is adding extra frequency to two popular Greek Islands from London City next summer with an extra flight on Fridays to Skiathos and a Tuesday flight to Mykonos.
British Airways has also announced an increase in frequency on leisure routes from Heathrow next year to Chania, Preveza and Kalamata from two to three a week; Faro from four to eight a week; Ibiza, from seven to eight a week; Berlin, from 46 to 47 a week; Malaga from nine to 10 a week; and Venice, from 14 to 15 a week.
The airline is investing £6.5 billion pounds for its customers over the next five years. This includes the installation of the best quality WiFi and power in every seat, fitting 128 long-haul aircraft with new interiors and taking delivery of 72 new aircraft. The airline will also be introducing new Club World seat with direct aisle access next year.