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British Airways resurrects direct UK-Madeira flights

British Airways resurrects direct UK-Madeira flights.
British Airways resumes Madeira flights. Image by Mohd Imran A. G. / CC BY-SA 2.0

After a hiatus of several years, British Airways has resumed direct flights to Madeira from the UK. The route runs between London’s Gatwick airport and Madeira’s capital, Funchal, three times a week at present, which will increase to five times a week from June. In winter, BA will operate the service four times a week. EasyJet and Monarch already run no-frills flights to Madeira, and the UK was the second-largest source of air traffic to the island last year. Read more: theportugalnews.com