British Airways has announced a new route from London Gatwick to Cape Town, commencing 24 November 2016.
The thrice weekly winter service will complement BA’s existing double daily flights from Heathrow to the South African port city.
Flights will depart on Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 18:00, arriving into Cape Town at 07:50 the following morning.
The return leg will leave the South African city on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 19:10, arriving back into the UK at 05:05 the following day.
BA will be the only carrier to offer direct, non-stop services from both Gatwick and Heathrow to Cape Town.