British Airways Direct Non-Stop Flight Durban London

British Airways Direct Non Stop Flight Durban London beach front golden mile

British Airways Direct Non-Stop Flight Durban London 

British Airways Direct Non-Stop Flight Durban London – From October 2018 British Airways have introduced non-stop flights between Heathrow London and King Shaka International Durban. Kwa-Zulu Natal Tourism report that currently about 100 000 passengers  travel annually between UK and Durban. The 5 955-mile trip takes just under 12 hours. This saves a minimum of 3 hours on the present popular shortest flights via Johannesburg, Nairobi or Nairobi.

British Airways Direct Non Stop Flight Durban London Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

British Airways Direct Non-Stop Flight Durban London – Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

The aircraft on this route is an extremely modern design with new technological features. Some add that environmental impact contributes to customer well-being during the flight and reduces jet lag which are as follows:

  • The design allows for higher pressurisation and more moisture in the cabin air.
  • New efficient aircraft wider than other plans making it more spacious for passengers
  • Smoother Ride Technology features “smart sensors” that detect turbulence and are designed to reduce motion sickness eight-fold.
  • The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner has larger windows.
British Airways Direct Non Stop Flight Durban London ceremony arrival

Above are dignitaries in Durban celebrating the first British Airways Flight. Third from the left is our good associate Phillip Sithole who we respectfully and affectionately refer to as Mr Durban. With passion and untold commitment, he and his team successfully and positively promote Durban. 

British Airways Direct Non-Stop Flight Durban London – Timetable

Timetable Winter 2018 – Aircraft 787-8 

BA 41 – London to Durban Depart 15:45, Arrive 05:35* Days of the week 1..4.6. 

BA 40 Durban to London Depart 07:35, Arrive 17:45 Days of the week 2..5.7

Timetable Summer 2018 – Aircraft 787-8 

BA 41 London to Durban – Depart 16:45, Arrive 05:35*, Days of the week 1..4.6. 

BA 40 Durban to London – Depart 07:35, Arrive 18:45, Days of the Week .2..5.7

British Airways Direct Non Stop Flight Durban London king shaka international airport

Above is King Shaka International Airport, Durban.

British Airways Direct Non-Stop Flight Durban London – Gateway to Zululand

Durban is an important gateway to our beloved Zululand where international travellers are greeted with smiling faces and warm hearts.

Home of a South African World Heritage Site, iSimangaliso Wetland Park and a large number of Big 5 game reserves. Visit one of the largest public game reserves in South Africa. The Umfolozi Hluhluwe reserve houses the famous Hilltop Camp. View Whales, Turtles and Hippo on an estuary cruise from the surrounds of St Lucia. Travel a bit further inland and enjoy the main Anglo–Zulu battlefield area close to Dundee. Wherever you may be in Zululand, remember to experience the delicious local food and specifically  bunny chow.

British Airways Direct Non Stop Flight Durban London SA Tourism Logo

The WEB WRITER is certified with S.A.Tourism as a “South African Specialist”. This means they are experts in South African Travel and entitled to use the term and associated logo when giving advise.

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