The biggest inconvenience travelers face when traveling to Belize form Europe is the overnight in the United States of America or Mexico, but American Airlines is changing all of that with a new flight that launches in November 2016 from Heathrow Airport in London.
Although the flight is not a direct connection from London to Belize, the new afternoon flights departing from London Heathrow will have a few hours’ connection in Miami onto Belize City. Factors as flight delays, long TSA lines my be a factor when balancing a few hours for connecting flights, but it is understood that PGIA in Belize may also have to activate extended hours of operation to accommodate the new flight.
Nonetheless, the flight launches on November 4, 2016, to coincide with Belize’s tourism season. It will operate four days a week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. According to a press release, in 2015, Belize saw over twelve thousand UK visitors – an 11.4% increase from the previous year.
This new route will add to the other Belize bound flights American Airlines daily operates the include Miami, Dallas, Charlotte and recently from Los Angeles, California.