Heathrow welcomes Salt Lake City, Bilund, San Jose, and Inverness new routes this May!

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By Heathrow

Published 5th May 2016

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It’s an exciting and busy week at Britain’s hub airport Heathrow with four new links to cities in Europe, Scotland and the U.S, including Salt Lake City, all added!

From the raw beauty of the Scottish Highlands to the wild American Midwest, the technological capital of Silicon Valley to the rolling hills of Jutland, – these new routes are sure to prove popular whether you’re travelling for business or leisure.Key points:

  • Salt Lake City, Utah commences May 1st four times weekly with Delta Airlines
  • Inverness launches May 3rd daily with British Airways
  • Billund, Denmark begins May 3rd 11 times weekly with British Airways
  • San Jose, California starts May 4th daily with British Airways

From the raw beauty of the Scottish Highlands to the wild American Midwest, the technological capital of Silicon Valley to the rolling hills of Jutland, – these new routes are sure to prove popular whether you’re travelling for business or leisure.

Salt Lake City, Utah

Live for the outdoors? Put on your cowboy boots and head to the Mountain West with Delta Airlines as they launch a new non-stop service between Heathrow and Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake will be our 24th destination in the United States and an important hub airport for airline alliance, SkyTeam. The Utah capital is the ideal gateway to explore stunning national parks, canyons and world leading ski resorts.

Inverness, Scotland

Businesses and people across the Highlands are celebrating the return of the link between Inverness and Heathrow, the UK’s global gateway.

This new daily service operated by British Airways reconnects the capital of the Highlands to Heathrow for the first time in almost a decade, opening up lucrative trade routes and 92 new onward long-haul destinations which will enable businesses and leisure passengers to more easily connect to markets around the world.

With over 100,000 seats will be available on the route annually, new research has found that for inbound tourism alone, the link will could generate up to £8m a year in additional growth.

With over 100,000 seats will be available on the route annually, new research has found that for inbound tourism alone, the link will could generate up to £8m a year in additional growth. Find out more about this route return, here.

Billund, Denmark

Located in the picturesque Jutland region of Denmark, Billund is Heathrow’s 2nd destination in the Scandinavian country and the well known home of LEGO.

British Airways will be launching 11 direct services a week from Heathrow which will boost leisure and business travelers to Southern Denmark. Our LEGO frequent flyers were amongst the first to travel on the new service and enjoyed a glass of bubbly in Terminal 5!

San Jose, California

Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft. Few cities can rival San Jose for the corporate superpowers that call this Northern Californian city home.

Beginning on May 4th, British Airways will connect London to this tech giant powerhouse providing unique new business opportunities on both sides of the Atlantic.

The route will fittingly be operated on the technologically advanced Boeing 787 Dreamliner offering a smooth, quiet and comfortable trip across the pond.

For more on Heathrow’s return to Inverness, click here.

Heathrow

By Heathrow

Published 5th May 2016