British Airways in a recent announcement declared that it will be increasing its frequency on Heathrow-Shanghai route. The airline is planning to add one additional service on this popular international flight from March 31.
GM Middle East and Asia Pacific for British Airways said that shanghai is an extremely important destination for the airlines as it flies a lot of passengers flying to shanghai for business purposes. he also said that the since there are a lot of Chinese and British companies doing business in both the countries respectively hence the airlines by now offering a daily services between Heathrow-Shanghai, aims towards strengthening the business ties between china and UK.
British Airways first starting operating Heathrow-Shanghai flight in 2005. This sector of British Airways is served by a B777 aircraft. At present Heathrow-Shanghai sector is also served by Virgin Atlantic and Air China.