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BA launches new daily service from Gatwick

Thu, 11 Oct, 2007

British Airways (BA) is to launch a new daily service from London Gatwick, it has been announced.

The airline will operate daily flights to Italian city of Genoa due to increased passenger demand to head to that particular region of the Mediterranean country.

According to BA, the success of the Mediterranean cruise industry has been behind the decision to increase flights to the area, with daily flights commencing from April 4th next year.

Commercial manager of BA for Italy and Malta Mark Moscardini said that it has a commitment to Genoa.

"BA is committed to supporting the growth of tourism in the region and we are excited to offer this route to passengers. We know our Genoa customers will appreciate the added convenience of flying direct to the city with outstanding BA service," he remarked.

He added that Italy is a very important market for the airline.

BAA announced that passenger traffic had increased over September, with London Gatwick seeing a rise of 3.9 per cent.

Joe Evans

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