British Airways tailfins. Courtesy, BA British Airways (BA) will drop its longstanding London Gatwick – Manchester (LGW-MAN) service March 31, citing deteriorating performance on the sector. The route is served up to 3X-daily by a Boeing 737-400 and is a legacy route originally served by Dan-Air, which BA acquired some 20 years ago. A BA spokeswoman said a combination of factors was behind the decision. “Gatwick historically for BA is more of a leisure airport. We ...

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