This week it has been revealed that British Airways will be increasing its Winter 2023 schedule offering to Ghana in Africa.
This article will cover the details surrounding British Airways’ increase in capacity offering to Ghana.
British Airways Increases Ghana Services
As per data from AeroRoutes, British Airways will be increasing its Winter 2023 operations to Ghana in Africa with the addition of a new service that will be operated out of London Gatwick to supplement its London Heathrow service.
At present British Airways operates one daily service from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Accra Kotoka International Airport (ACC) using their Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. Flight BA81 departs Heathrow at 12:45 p.m. local time and arrives in Accra at 18:25 p.m. local time. The return flight BA78 departs Accra Kotoka International Airport (ACC) at 22:25 p.m. and arrives back at London Heathrow (LHR) at 06:15 a.m. local time.
The carrier’s new London Gatwick service will be operated three times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. The new service will be operated by the carrier’s Boeing 777-200ER fleet.
Flight BA2067 will depart London Gatwick Airport (LGW) at 12:00 p.m. and arrive at Accra Kotoka International Airport (ACC) at 18:35 p.m. The return flight BA2066 will depart Accra Kotoka International Airport (ACC) at 21:20 p.m. and arrive back at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) at 04:00 a.m. All times stated are local.
The vast majority of British Airways’ Boeing 777-200ERs have a seating configuration with a total of 272 seats broken down as 48 Business, 40 Premium Economy and 184 Economy class seats.
The carrier currently has a total of 13 Airbus A350-1000s with a further five on back order for a total of 18 of the type once all deliveries have been completed.