British Airways Announces Nonstop Direct Flight From Nashville to London


Gov. Bill Haslam and Nashville Mayor Megan Barry joined British Airways officials to announce a new nonstop direct flight between Nashville and London. The return of an international flight across the Atlantic will serve as a major boost for Tennessee's tourism industry. Additionally, it will enhance Tennessee's ability to attract more headquarters, business operations and FDI from British and European companies. British Airways' new flight is expected to generate $103 million in additional economic impact per year.

Source: State of Tennessee ECD

The East Tennessee Economic Development Agency markets and recruits business for the 15 counties in the greater Knoxville-Oak Ridge region of East Tennessee. Visit

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