miaintl From United States of America, joined Jun 2010, 1304 posts, RR: 0 Posted (5 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 6749 times:
Its been nearly two years since Luxair ceased its service to LHR after flying there for 40 years. Now there is only the LGW flight which is inconveniant for connections. Will BA ever consider trading the LGW flight for a service to LHR?
madhatter From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 242 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 6678 times:
BA used to serve Luxembourg as a daily A320 service (I think) from LHR alongside Cityflyer Express services from LGW until the late 90's. When BA did their mass cull of short-haul routes from LHR (seem to remember it was 1997 after their big financial loss) Luxembourg was one of the routes that got culled.
It came back to mainline with Cityflyers takeover.
miaintl From United States of America, joined Jun 2010, 1304 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 6548 times:
But my point is if BA would ever reconsider restarting the route? I know Luxair made alot of money and carried alot of passengers to LHR and people in Luxembourg were really disgruntled when the service was discontinued.
xtoler From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 970 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 4 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 5073 times:
Need to get from USA to Luxembourg easly way is via Frankfurt.
I'm not sure how it is now, but back in the day (circa early to mid '90's) we got a pretty good deal with Icelandic Air from LUX via KEF to BWI (Baltimore, MD). I lived between VA and Germany at the time and that wasn't too bad a drive.
It was actually cheaper than flying UA from FRA to IAD every couple of months.
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