British Airways Comes to Charleston


Charleston International Airport has just announced some amazing news! Beginning in April of 2019, British Airways will be offering nonstop flights between the Charleston International Airport and Heathrow Airport in London.


"We are royally proud to announce our new partnership with British Airways. Coming in April 2019 you can fly nonstop from Charleston International Airport to London Heathrow Airport twice a week. And, if that weren't awesome enough, the rest of Europe is at your doorstep when you get to London," the Airport states on their website. Read more about the first transatlantic route to the Charleston International Airport here:


In article for ABC News 4, Wilson Beese reports that "British Airways estimates the new flights will generate about $20.2 million in annual economic impact through new spending, job creation and other associated activity. Charleston International Airport is investing about $9 million to expand kitchen, customs, and tarmac operations to accommodate the new flight service." You can check out that article here:


Welcome to Charleston, British Airways!