British Airways summer schedule between Cape Town and London now on sale

British Airways’ expanded summer schedule between Cape Town and London is now open for sale.

The airline will again increase its daily winter schedule to Heathrow to provide double-daily Boeing 747 flights over the busy Cape Town summer period. It will again also offer three weekly Boeing 777 services to Gatwick, starting in November.

In addition it will provide a number of extra flights to Heathrow to meet demand over the New Year peak, Indaba, UK half term in February and Easter.

The BA44 from Cape Town to London will operate on:

  • 6 and 8 January
  • 10, 17 and 24 February
  • 26, 26 and 31 March and
  • 2, 4 and 7 April.

The Heathrow, Cape Town flights will operate as the BA45 on:

  • 5 and 8 January
  • 9, 16 and 23 February
  • 25, 27 and 30 March
  • 1, 3 and 6 April

British Airways is the only airline to offer year-round direct flights between Cape Town and London.

There’s also some good news for Gauteng customers. From October 2017 British Airways will also increase capacity to OR Tambo International, when it begins operating a double-daily A380 service, making London/ Johannesburg the only route on the network with two daily A380s. It will revert to a daily A380 and daily Boeing 747 service in March 2017 after the summer peak.

For more flight information or to book visit or your nearest travel agent.