NEWS British Airways to launch New York flights from Gatwick

British Airways customers flying from Gatwick will soon be able to wing their way directly to the US East Coast when the airline starts direct flights to New York next year. From May 1st British Airways will fly customers in to the city that never sleeps. Customers will travel on a three-cabin Boeing 777, offering a choice of 40 seats in Club World, 24 in World Traveller Plus and 216 in World Traveller.