Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill on Wednesday announced that British Airways is expected to begin flying from London to Guyana in the first quarter of 2023.
The announcement was made at a press conference in Georgetown in the presence of British High Commissioner to Guyana, Jane Miller; Minister of Tourism, Oneidge Walrond and CEO of Cheddi Jagan International Corporation, Ramesh Ghir.
Minister Edghill said “British Airways is the newest carrier to enter the Guyana market,” and that the airline will be using a Boeing 777-200ER with a capacity of 322 passengers. He added that tickets will go on sale from August 10.
The service is expected to be twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays from London, Gatwick via St. Lucia beginning 27 March 2023.
London Gatwick – Georgetown
Flight BA2159 Depart London Gatwick 11:35 – Arrive Saint Lucia 15:25
Flight BA2159 Depart Saint Lucia 16:25 – Arrive Georgetown 18:05
Flight BA2158 Depart Georgetown 19:50 – Arrive Saint Lucia 21:25
Flight BA2158 Depart Saint Lucia 22:25 – Arrive London Gatwick 11:45
Credit: Wayne Farley, aviation safety consultant and publisher for GuyanaAviation.com