British Airways to Launch Winter Flights to Tromsø, Norway

The Northern Lights over Tromsø, Norway
Photo Credit: British Airways

Calling all aurora borealis enthusiasts and winter sports lovers! British Airways is thrilled to announce its inaugural flights to Tromsø, Norway, this December.

This picturesque city, nestled within the Arctic Circle, will become the airline’s northernmost destination, offering a gateway to unforgettable winter experiences.

Gateway to the Arctic

Tromsø boasts a prime location for witnessing the dazzling Northern Lights. Nicknamed “The Gateway to the Arctic,” its position directly under the auroral oval.

This location maximizes an observer’s chances of catching this celestial phenomenon. But Tromsø’s charm also extends beyond those with an interest in skywatching.

With average winter temperatures hovering between 0°C and -5°C, the city transforms into a winter wonderland, perfect for skiing, mountaineering, and even whale watching excursions.

Even those seeking a more festive experience won’t be disappointed. Tromsø’s charming Christmas market in the main square, Stortorget, is a sight to behold, complete with a magnificent Christmas tree.

Tromsø Joins BA Network

“We’re delighted to welcome Tromsø to our network,” says Neil Chernoff, British Airways’ Chief Planning and Strategy Officer.

“This destination offers a unique blend of natural beauty and exciting winter activities, making it a perfect getaway for short trips.”

“As the only premium carrier flying from the UK to Tromsø, we’ve optimized our schedule for three and four-night stays, ensuring you can maximize your Arctic adventure.”

Looking for a complete Tromsø package? British Airways Holidays offers a variety of options to suit your needs, starting with deposits as low as £60 per person.

These packages provide peace of mind with flexible payment options, ATOL protection, a 24-hour helpline, and a generous 23kg baggage allowance.

Holiday Offers

For instance, British Airways Holidays offers a three-night room-only stay at the Comfort Hotel Xpress Tromsø, starting from £379 per person for travel in January 2025.

This package includes roundtrip economy flights from London Heathrow and one checked bag. Don’t forget, booking by May 31st, 2024, secures this fantastic deal!

Ready to embark on your Arctic adventure? Book your return flights starting from £153 with British Airways. Flights operate twice weekly until March 27th, 2025.

And for those winter sports enthusiasts, you can even pack your ski or snowboard equipment within your checked baggage allowance (Restrictions apply: 190 x 75 x 65cm).

So, don’t miss this exciting opportunity! Experience the magic of Tromsø with British Airways this winter.

British Airways Flight Network

As the UK’s national flag carrier, British Airways serves more than 190 destinations. The network spans more than 65 countries, including routes with its partnership airlines.

The airline proudly offers customers flights to more destination from London than any other carrier.

British Airways customers have access to one of the world’s most extensive flight networks, both domestically and internationally, offering flights to and from central airports at convenient times.

It operates out of three major London airports: London Heathrow, London Gatwick and London City, and serves up to 26 cities in the US alone.

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